90% of Americans have never emailed or texted with their doctor. Shouldn't they?
Can a disregard for the power of community living help explain America's health problems?
How a bikeshare system made active commuting the most convenient way to get around Washington, D.C.
Hospitalization alone costs $3,000 to $4,000 per day.
Governor John Hickenlooper discusses a cultural shift toward green, active living.
Data from more than 10,000 brain injury patients -- including hundreds of variables and outcomes -- is constantly being tracked.
In one U.K. community, 3.7 billion parasites are released daily via dog poop.
How one physician developed a system to deliver better quality care to more patients
Systems that help patients actively participate in their health care can see significant cost reductions.
Done right, social networks can empower patients and democratize health information. But some say they need more protection.
The risk of heart disease is reduced by a third in non-meat-eaters
In one idyllic community in southern California, Adventists live 4 to 7 years longer -- and more healthily and happily -- than the rest of the country. A look at their diet, lifestyle, and philosophy
Weak smoking regulations atop an environment of poverty and pollution, in a city where childhood asthma rates are three times the national average.
Abandoned buildings and broken windows are bad for our bodies, because they're bad for our minds.
How Judith Scott became the first artist with Down Syndrome to have her work featured in the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Information spreads so quickly throughout the very social network because it values complex interpersonal ties
The Olympic medalist went back home to East St. Louis. Now, she wants the next generation to do the same.
A Silicon Valley start-up launched an online diabetes prevention program yesterday, of the sort that has data to support its efficacy and cost-effectiveness.
Reducing the demand for costly nursing home living can come down to a hot meal.
In South Dakota, long-distance doctoring is bringing health care to rural communities.
It is time to commit to programs that will serve our troops with the same fidelity with which they have served us.