Guatemalan migrants describe what they endured before and after asking for asylum in the United States.
For many reasons, parents and teachers may fail to intervene when they spot LGBTQ teens in trouble. Can Google help?
Evidence connecting the condition to the human microbiome is growing stronger. Could swallowing tapeworms really help?
A very short book excerpt
The quest for a quick dinner fix is eternal.
Trauma surgeons describe gun violence as a public-health crisis.
There might be a hidden link between seasonal sniffles and mood disorders.
A woman who spent two months in solitary confinement in a “transgender pod” tells her story.
Even the best-informed patients—physicians—don’t always follow medical advice when it comes to their own treatment.
The return of a vanquished disease reflects historical amnesia, declining faith in institutions, and a troubling lack of concern for the public good.
Physicians once advised menstruating women against mental exertion, fearing it would ravage their health.
In only a few years, the country’s beauty market has completely transformed.
The effort would not only ease the disease’s massive burden on Kenya’s health system, but also help change the perception in Africa that Chinese-made goods and medicine are of poor quality.
Accutane is already controversial for its possible links to depression. It could also have a range of other effects.
A new warning about dog food underscores a problem with certain diets that goes beyond pets.
A cancer patient wants the world to understand that bad things can happen to good people.
The U.S. has a long history of misunderstanding mental-health struggles.
Products like Red Bull have sent thousands of adolescents to the emergency room. The people who market them insist they don’t need to be regulated.
All the good PR in the world won’t raise wages or improve benefits for a company’s employees.
In a nationwide first, New Jersey will allow paramedics to initiate buprenorphine, a medication that can treat opioid addiction.
On the second night of the Democratic debates, the former vice president suggested, puzzlingly, that he would jail insurance executives.