A study suggests time-saving services like meal delivery and housekeepers boost life satisfaction—for the purchaser, of course.
Anthony Ruffin’s personal mission to place the most vulnerable people living on the street in housing
The practice, long-popular in Japan, is gaining traction in the U.S. as a way of harnessing the health benefits of being outdoors.
A new vaginal incubator is half the price of traditional IVF and could be more acceptable to Catholics. Will it revolutionize access to fertility medicine?
When at least three GOP senators demand bipartisan talks instead of a one-party approach, Mitch McConnell’s proposal will collapse for good. Until then, it still has a chance.
There are so many ways to die.
Rhode Island is poised to be the fourth state in 2017 to ban the damaging practice.
An ethics group stresses the importance of including the disease’s most vulnerable population in clinical trials.
The procedure hardens nail polish using UV light—but not enough to do serious damage.
The common lung disease debilitates millions of Americans and costs the country billions of dollars, but some very new—and very old—methods are emerging in fighting it.
A new study hints at the possibility of a forensic test for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, and inches closer to the possibility of preventative screening.
The latest outbreak was swiftly contained by a fast, decisive response, acting as a model for containing infectious diseases in remote places.
Global outbreaks like the 2014 episode of Ebola are a certainty in a connected world, which means public-health authorities have to think across borders too.
How much mortality in the U.S. will increase if the Senate passes its health-care bill, according to a new analysis
Immunity to a last-resort antibiotic can develop in bacteria that haven’t been exposed to that antibiotic.
When my colleague Olga wrote last month about how people decide whether to have children, she talked to a woman…
“Super-users” with complex medical needs make up a small fraction of U.S. patients, but they account for half of the nation’s overall health-care spending. Now, innovative efforts are providing better care at lower costs.
Technology that compares your brain’s electrical activity to everyone else’s could revolutionize mental-health treatments—or worsen people’s obsessions with perfection.
Genetic-sequencing companies are going beyond ancestry and disease risk to offer specific lifestyle recommendations.
A look at the varied and even contradictory changes that GOP senators are seeking in exchange for their votes
A consulting firm recruits people on the spectrum for their focus and problem-solving skills, but some adjustments are required.
A California company makes weed vaporizers to suit every mood—here’s what happened when I tried them.
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell bowed to mounting opposition and abandoned a vote planned for this week on legislation to overhaul Obamacare.