When other approaches fail, the most effective way to fight a heroin addiction can be heroin itself.
As the fetal brain develops in the womb, factors ranging from air quality to birth timing could have lasting effects.
Meet Beanie. Her viral spiky vest is the latest in a long line of protective gear for pets.
Somehow, a man coughed up an intact blood clot shaped like a lung passage.
A 4,900-year-old skeleton has turned the accepted story of the disease on its head.
Americans are eating too much of the sweet stuff, and a staggering portion of it is coming from drinks like soda.
It’s not healthier for you. It doesn’t technically come from the Himalayas. But pink salt’s appeal has exploded nonetheless.
Can an app lead to better-tasting food by digitally measuring flavor?
The alleged creation of the world's first gene-edited infants was full of technical errors and ethical blunders. Here are the 15 most damning details.
For generations, fashion brands were free to set strict standards for feminine appearance. Then social media happened.
There’s a reason men’s body washes and deodorants all seem to have that same, specific scent.
The e-cigarette giant is on an atonement tour. But who is it really for?
Drug overdoses and suicides are causing American life expectancy to drop.
More teens now try marijuana before alcohol or cigarettes. This complicates a long-held narrative about how people spiral into drug abuse.
A resident physician at the hospital that helped inspire the NBC show explains the dark side of the feel-good series.
Science suggests that there are two types of people who tolerate the cold well. Sadly, I’m neither.
A 1959 Atlantic article tried to understand how increased opportunity for women could change the female experience of sex and romance.
Its inhabitants can understand each other thanks to a peculiar linguistic phenomenon.
A researcher’s claim that two CRISPR-edited baby girls have been born has been met with widespread condemnation from scientists and ethicists alike.
The water that flows through your home is teeming with microbial life. Trying to kill it off likely does more harm than good.
Long live the charity walkathon.