GOP Governors John Kasich of Ohio and Rick Snyder of Michigan urge lawmakers to protect the Medicaid expansions they say are working in their states.
A scientist’s findings suggest there’s no evidence to support mandatory abortion counseling that warns women about the negative mental-health impacts of abortion.
Out of the blue recently, a reader emailed hello@ with a simple note: “I would really love it if The…
A new pair of studies show why—and where—American life expectancy has grown worse in a generation.
Science can’t prove it and the industry denies it, but Gary Taubes is convinced that the sweet stuff kills.
The metal tools have saved many lives since the 1500s, but they’ve also come to reflect slow progress in women’s health care.
Science has a history of inflated promises when it comes to disease treatment.
Can a faux 1950s downtown sharpen the minds of dementia patients?
Chemical spraying is less sustainable than other mosquito-fighting methods, and may give people a false sense of security.
African American physicians have dealt with distrust and misperceptions for more than a century.
Should you drink more coffee? Should you take melatonin? Can you train yourself to need less sleep? A physician’s guide to sleep in a stressful age.
Progressive groups will launch a coalition aimed at pressuring Republicans bent on repealing the Affordable Care Act.
A new surgeon-general report calling vaping among young people a “major health concern” adds to a heated debate over whether the practice is safer than smoking.
The ethanol in kombucha has some regulators concerned about the popular microbial drink.
I asked in a previous note, “Has your mental or physical health been a factor in deciding whether to have…
Studies show that for most types of cognitively demanding tasks, anything but quiet hurts performance.
In a completely new approach, scientists reduced a hallmark of the disease in mice by stimulating their neurons with flickering lights.
That’s more than before the law was passed.
The same part of the brain that allows us to step into the shoes of others also helps us restrain ourselves.
Victims may be at risk of developing PTSD, but the experience may also spur growth.