What is the lowest-risk route of cannabis administration? (Please don’t come at me with a vape pen.)
Anthony Ruffin’s personal mission to place the most vulnerable people living on the street in housing
“Medicare for all” is a popular idea, but for Americans, transitioning to such a system would be difficult, to say the least.
People have done it for centuries. Maybe everyone still should. An Object Lesson.
The tendency to converse with dogs, cats, and hamsters ultimately says more about people than it does about their pets.
Spreading fear and worry about issues you care about on social media can lead to burnout rather than action.
Despite simple solutions, a fourth of Bangladesh’s population is still exposed to drinking water contaminated with the deadly element.
A large Indian study of 4,500 newborn babies found that the right microbes can prevent a life-threatening condition called sepsis.
Mothers who have difficulty nursing report being denied formula by some lactation specialists, possibly putting their babies at risk.
Doctors have a short window of time to experiment on brain-dead donors to improve procedures—and that's if they can get permission.
A highly lethal disease that controlled Australia’s rabbit problem initially evolved to be milder—but has since rebounded into a newly nasty form.
Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier resigned this morning, citing “a responsibility to take a stand against intolerance and extremism.” The president quickly attacked him.
Some studies show being overweight leads to a greater risk of death; others show it doesn’t. Here’s what’s really going on.
Dan McLaughlin got famous for valuing hard practice over talent. Then he didn’t reach his goal.
Pets don’t actually make people healthier, according to a new analysis. Ability to own a pet does.
The Trump administration has withdrawn a proposed requirement to screen drivers for a condition that causes them to spontaneously fall asleep.
The region is falling behind the rest of America in life expectancy and infant mortality, a new study finds.
For decades, the military made sure soldiers had access to the treat—including spending $1 million on a floating ice-cream factory.
Beta-blockers, used primarily as a treatment for heart disease, may help calm the nerves of anxious orators.
A lack of sleep might be contributing to racial disparities in diseases like high blood pressure and diabetes, particularly for women.
American scientists have now used CRISPR to edit human embryos, but that doesn’t mean we’re entering a Gattaca-style dystopia.
With one dietary change, the U.S. could almost meet greenhouse-gas emission goals.