In Baltimore and other segregated cities, the life-expectancy gap between African Americans and whites is as much as 20 years. One young woman’s struggle shows why.
There’s a reason men’s body washes and deodorants all seem to have that same, specific scent.
Drug overdoses and suicides are causing American life expectancy to drop.
Science suggests that there are two types of people who tolerate the cold well. Sadly, I’m neither.
Long live the charity walkathon.
Arcane rules and outdated beliefs about addiction are keeping many people from getting treatment.
The latest news about Facebook is a wake-up call that “leaning in” doesn’t mean doing right.
A new study suggests that people whose mothers had several serious romantic partners tend to follow the same trajectory.
How the GOP repeal effort did—and did not—come back to bite those who championed it
A trait that’s often seen as good can actually be destructive. Here’s how to combat it.
Immigrants’ gut bacteria “westernize” soon after they move to the U.S., which might influence obesity in immigrants and Americans alike.
One sufferer seeks relief for her bleeding feet.
Drug-overdose deaths have been down for six months, but it’s too early to know whether the good news will continue.
Discrimination against trans people is rife in the medical field, and it could get even worse if sex is defined as unchangeable.
People who have had sex with fewer people seem to be more satisfied after they tie the knot. Is there hope for promiscuous romantics?
The founder of a global abortion-pill provider that has never shipped to the U.S. has quietly started a new service for Americans.
A new study on Civil War prisoners adds to the evidence suggesting that our parents’—and even grandparents’—experiences might affect our DNA.
A look at what happens when abortion is forbidden, from countries where it still is
Men vastly outnumber women among sexual harassers. The reason has more to do with culture than with intrinsic maleness.
A new study shows that fentanyl test strips nudge drug users to take extra precautions.
Black Panthers and other activists brought the ancient Chinese practice into addiction medicine in New York in the 1970s. Despite a lack of firm evidence, it’s still popular in some communities.