There is clear evidence that it’s best to show children relationship skills that never escalate to physical harm.
Why coming back to a familiar environment triggers a sudden urge to go to the bathroom
A new study turns the history of MRSA on its head.
After years of silence on his sexual orientation, Kevin Spacey issued a bizarre statement on “choosing to live as a gay man” while apologizing for alleged child molestation.
America’s firefighting community is grappling with a troubling trend amid brutal fire seasons.
The steam that fills up the paper bag? Don’t huff it.
Some people who have to be responsible for their siblings or parents as children grow up to be compulsive caretakers.
Large initiatives are underway to pinpoint the next big viral threats—but some virologists believe the task is too hard.
The two diseases are caused by the same virus but strike different groups of people.
For health care, the answer is a matter of life and death.
It's taken more than 20 years to get to the bottom of narcolepsy—and there's still no cure.
A new book argues sleeping pills aren’t the answer to chronic insomnia. Instead, a simple, natural trick works better.
A nonprofit is calling for the U.S. to redouble its commitment to helping developing countries prepare for new infectious diseases.
Find the right environment, and very little effort is necessary.
A new study suggests that people who naturally get more REM sleep may be less sensitive to frightening things.
No studies have been conducted on the long-term health risks of donating eggs.
A new book follows Joseph Lister as he ushers surgery into the modern age.
There’s good news and bad news.
While the United States faces an epidemic of narcotic addiction, most of the world dies in pain.
Does the president want Congress to strike a bipartisan deal on health care? As with so many other issues, it depends on the hour.
The president’s executive order recommended expanding the use of bare-bones plans. But they could lead to high bills.