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.
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.
The Republican health-care plan is especially bad for the elderly—which means it’s especially bad for everyone.
One professor claims that future humans will be made from skin cells and prescreened for things like hair color and sex.
A study suggests an unusual strategy to make vaccines more effective.
Cecile Richards says the organization will not spin off its abortion services, even though Congress is threatening to cut off a portion of the group’s funding.
The ways some “healthy voice hearers” cope might be able to help people with psychotic disorders.
Republicans would lock people out of coverage for six months if they go without insurance under a provision added to the Senate proposal on Monday.
Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on persuading anti-vaxers, predicting the next outbreak, and working with Trump.
Advocating for access to safe abortions, Willie Parker decided to attack the root of the problem.
Trump advocated shutting infected Americans out of the country during the 2014 outbreak. But Tom Price praised Obama’s response and said the U.S. has a moral responsibility to care for its health volunteers abroad.
Tom Price questioned the ability of the agency to estimate the number of people who would lose health insurance under Congress’s Obamacare repeal-and-replace plan.
When Michele Norris, journalist and founder of the Race Card Project, goes to the doctor’s office, her mother calls her…