They’re not just for costume races anymore.
People are remarkably bad at getting on and sticking with drug regimens—even when those drugs stop AIDS.
The maternity care desert in the capital is a microcosm of a national crisis.
How is this even possible?
Two decades after Columbine, Americans remain split as to whether guns are dangerous or essential—and the school shootings continue.
The “continuous trauma” of a drawn-out event like the Austin bombings is different than a one-time disaster.
On the face of it, veteran virologist Robert Redfield seems like a good pick to lead the agency, but decades-old disputes are shadowing his appointment.
How sugar daddies and vaginal microbes created the world’s largest HIV epidemic
When doctors can directly access patients' cerebral reward networks, someone has to decide just how good people should feel.
After premature births, parents can suffer from PTSD. Peer networks are forming to help.
All the way down! Not on your toes!
A very short book excerpt
A paper on overdose-reversal drugs reached a conclusion no one liked. The pushback raised questions about sexism and scientific methods.
As jobs evaporated, blood pressure skyrocketed.
It’s not that they can’t consider other people’s perspectives. It’s that they don’t do so automatically.
What led an addiction doctor to keep a gun in his desk?
Faced with an overwhelming, opaque, and largely unregulated industry, people crowdsource tips and educate themselves about skin products.
It’s the first FDA-authorized genetic-cancer-risk test available without a doctor’s note.
Evolution doomed us to have vital organs fail. For years, experts failed us, too.
The Parkland students’ turn to political action may seem fast—but protest can be an important expression of grief.
In states where weed is legal, new mild cannabis products are catching on with parents.