“I could take a bath in Paris while listening to someone in Los Angeles complain about her dating life.”
A study explores how Tough Mudders allow the “cognitariat” a break from the tedium of sedentary work
How “graphic medicine” is helping some students survive the bottom of the hospital pecking order
People want more medical leave, but like other perks, they prefer for it to come from companies.
With GOP leaders in need of votes, Trump reopened negotiations with the House Freedom Caucus to save the Obamacare repeal.
By scouring thousands of medications created for other conditions, a researcher wants to find pills that can help overcome addiction.
Many experts have blamed a poor job market, but new research indicates that an overlooked cause may be poor health.
According to the Heritage Foundation—which opposes the GOP replacement bill—the market should rule all and there should be Netflix for doctors.
The specter of being removed from the United States has devastating effects on the health of undocumented immigrants and their loved ones.
Henry David Thoreau is something of a poster child for solitude. In his essay “Walking,” published just after his…
A woman who escaped the industry reflects on how changes to the body can help with recovery.
A reader revives our collection of miscarriage stories with an uncommon case of her own—two cases, in fact: …
Thinking more effectively may mean thinking more slowly.
“Children are the largest single group of beneficiaries on Medicaid—and they don't vote.”
The Obamacare repeal would halve a little-known fund that’s vital for monitoring unexpected infectious threats.
The president won over a group of conservatives by agreeing to push the Medicaid provisions in Paul Ryan’s bill further to the right. But key hardliners say the changes don’t go far enough.
Ecuadorians living in the shadow of the volcano Cotopaxi experience a unique kind of trauma while biding their time before it blows.
Clinical trials with mice have mostly failed, but the bigger, smarter rodents have more to reveal about human brains and behavior.
And it opens the door to the dark side of personalized medicine—personalized discrimination.
In a bid to save his father, a physiologist is helping explain why being thin doesn’t guarantee metabolic health.