Teens know they don’t need clothing stores.
Physical-education programs were designed to encourage health and fitness, but they may be counterproductive.
Evidence suggests that classes can be like therapy for sexual-assault survivors, but some researchers fear that they could cause new trauma instead.
It’s time to start calling your friends again.
A new, billion-dollar pharmaceutical to treat peanut allergies is up for approval. It’s simply peanut flour.
As a cancer patient, she had received cord-blood cells from an anonymous donor. The DNA from those cells led her to him.
In the latest Democratic presidential debate, the candidates stopped being polite and started getting real.
A national ban on flavored e-cigarettes is coming.
Lead-tainted drinking water is not only a problem in Flint and Newark.
For decades, a landmark brain study fed speculation about whether we control our own actions. It seems to have made a classic mistake.
A twist in the science of how people form their political identities
Why the end of fertility doesn’t mark the start of decline—and may even help explain our success as a species.
Ongoing FDA investigations and a spate of hospitalizations show that “safer than cigarettes” does not mean safe.
Most boycotts fail. Why does this one seem to be working?
There’s a reason the return of retro trends bothers so many people.
Urinary-tract infections were once easy to cure. Then they started becoming resistant to antibiotics.
The “Jamaica study” has garnered more attention online than 99 percent of scientific research.
Sam faces a dilemma as he comes of age in the shadow of Britain's largest power plant.
It’s here, and it’s inadequate.
As Americans sink under medical expenses, debt collectors go to great—and sometimes strange—lengths to collect.
Could AI teach doctors when to stop talking?