For unwitting bystanders, the experience can be traumatic.
They’re linked to an increase in populist sentiments.
The transition out of high school can be especially difficult at schools that lack extra social resources.
Several new studies suggest yogurt might reduce inflammation—a process linked to different types of diseases.
The distance you keep from others is an elaborate, instinctive dance.
A deep understanding of the Congo’s culture and time-honored public-health tactics are the keys to controlling the outbreak.
For its first 150 years, the nation was reluctant to feed the hungry overseas.
The rise of spit kits is leaving consumers with lots of data and few answers. Genetic counselors could help people understand these results, but there aren’t enough of them to go around.
Vegans popular on social media often get bullied when they fall short of their fans’ diet demands.
Villages, and sometimes whole regions of the Congo, are misplaced—but the ministry of health and a team of cartographers are racing to get better data.
Everyone is having fewer babies in the U.S.—except women in their 40s.
The stakes are higher now that the virus has reached a city of 1.2 million people.
Research on inmates is logistically difficult and ethically fraught.
A new study links lower socioeconomic status to detrimental brain changes.
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The DRC's top virologist says the response has been quick, but it started late because of delays in reporting suspected cases.
The highly respected Tim Ziemer left the National Security Council earlier this week. Here’s who will be taking over his duties.
Are electronic medical records and demanding regulations contributing to a historic doctor shortage?
The drug can be extra dangerous when your detective work involves sniffing.
A new study finds police killings exact a toll greater than accidental gun deaths.
Bariatric surgery works, but hundreds of thousands of eligible patients can’t get it.