In Japan, where more people die each year from choking than in traffic accidents, mush is getting a high-tech treatment.
A new strategy prevents parasites from adapting to drugs by intensifying the competition between them.
There is clear evidence that it’s best to show children relationship skills that never escalate to physical harm.
The depiction of uncomfortable romance in "Cat Person" seems to resonate with countless women.
Sales of the drugs for U.S. agriculture had risen every year since the FDA started collecting data.
As the thermometer drops, infection does become more likely—but it’s not because of the temperature.
The president isn’t required to undergo neurological tests or to share the results.
Much conventional wisdom about the human body is based on erroneous 19th-century science.
Amnesic anesthetics are convenient and help patients make a faster recovery, but they don't necessarily prevent suffering during surgery.
The more 90-degree days a fetus or infant endured, the lower his or her earnings in adulthood.
New theories are challenging a long-standing notion that the difficulty of childbirth is simply an evolutionary trade-off.
Gyms provide ritual and community, serving as a sort of religion. They also promote values American culture already worships—capitalism and overwork.
A new memoir implicates the Filet-O-Fish in a 2,400-calorie dinner.
“We’ve always joked about this, but holy crap, this man actually did it.”
A lack of compensation is one of several barriers to donation that milk banks are contending with as they gain popularity in America.
With its high rates of traditional circumcision—and complications—the country is on the cutting edge of one of the rarest and most challenging surgeries in modern medicine.
Implications for longevity and disease go beyond people losing insurance.
The trauma of war can harm the children of soldiers once they’re home—but it doesn’t have to.
As an admiral I helped run the most powerful military on Earth, but I couldn't save my son from the scourge of opioid addiction.
It’s difficult for researchers to uncover what even goes into different vape juices.
When dealing with opinionated family members, how much alcohol is too much? Has anyone’s stomach actually burst from eating too much? Why am I apparently unable to digest entire kernels of corn?