Canada’s marijuana legalization offers lessons for the rest of the world.
Often laced into popular illicit drugs, synthetic opioids are killing more people than heroin or OxyContin.
A superlative evaluation of physical health becomes a failed test of character.
The threat of a flu pandemic clouds even his legendary optimism, so he's launching an initiative to prevent one.
The burger, shake, and fries—“enduring icons of American cuisine”— are used to symbolize abundance, accessibility, and dominance while ignoring the dark side of those values.
There’s only one individual-market carrier in Charlottesville, Virginia, and its premiums are too high for many residents to afford.
The company is offering free kits to researchers studying populations in Africa, Asia, and elsewhere—but the ethics are tricky.
They’re not just for costume races anymore.
The CDC finally gets people interested in lettuce.
The root of the problem could be social or linguistic.
Fellow doctors have been some of the most prominent defenders of J. Marion Sims, the controversial “father of gynecology.”
J. Marion Sims’s advances in medical science were made through experimentation on enslaved women.
And the United States could, too
Left without a hospital, some Puerto Ricans must travel by plane for lifesaving treatment.
You don’t need to be hacked.
“Few kidneys would be good enough” for this rare surgery.
She is donating her brain to science, so I visited the place where it will end up.
How centuries of advice columns have answered this and other questions.
A new study explores where and why Americans are dying early.
It’s time to rethink the quest to control aging, death, and disease—and the fear of mortality that fuels it.
Relatives of the makers of OxyContin claim they have never benefited from money tied to the painkiller. A court document suggests otherwise.