Most cases are not life-threatening, which is also what makes the virus a historic challenge to contain.
A small, litigious group has spent decades trying to stop the government from telling doctors what to do. What happens if it succeeds?
People love fancy Slim Jims.
Circle back and kill me now.
For grieving families, the photos preserve the only memories they have of their child.
Fling wide the plastic curtain, take a breath, and step right in.
Just how much is society willing to damage women in order to control them?
In 1969, two “conventional” married couples conducted an unwieldy social experiment.
It will be a long time before we understand what the outbreak did to the global economy.
A fifth of U.S. patients get surprise bills from surgery—even if their surgeon and hospital are in-network.
Smartphones aren’t the only killers of work-life balance.
One of the world’s most crucial and selfless acts is still simply washing your hands.
My friend in Wuhan messaged me: “Don’t come back for Chinese New Year.”
Baby-formula sales are slumping, so the companies that make it have turned to supplements for 3-year-olds.
New diseases are mirrors that reflect how a society works—and where it fails.
A viral claim that Impossible Whoppers would make men “grow boobs” plays into long-held beliefs about power and sex.
Pandemics will require deciding who needs respirators and surgical masks, and who doesn’t.
For many young Americans, stability and sophistication look like a KitchenAid mixer.
My case for equal-opportunity cosmetic enhancements
Here’s what the oft-cited R0 number tells us about the new outbreak—and what it doesn’t.
Ten years after a seminal paper laid bare psychology’s white, affluent, Western skew, not much has changed.