Burned-Out Doctors Are More Likely to Be Biased Against Black Patients
A new study of non-black hospital residents finds those experiencing symptoms of burnout show higher levels of racial bias.
Cultivating Kindness Through Meditation Can Slow the Aging Process, According to New Research
Kindness is its own good—but it can also bring health benefits.
Fear-Based Climate Appeals Can Be Counterproductive
New research suggests that environmental groups can persuade more people by focusing on a positive attitude toward climate action.
Viewfinder: Creating Low-Cost Sanitary Pads for Menstrual Hygiene Day
Members of the Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA) make low-cost sanitary pads at their facility in Ahmedabad, India. May 28th marks the sixth annual Menstrual Hygiene Day, created to highlight the importance of good menstrual hygiene management.
Viewfinder: Protesters Across the U.S. Rally Against Abortion Bans
A woman speaks during a protest against recently passed abortion ban bills at the Georgia State Capitol building, on May 21st, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Should the Federal Dietary Guidelines Consider Sustainability?
Four years ago, the meat industry killed efforts to include the environmental impact of the food we eat. New reports say the issue won't resurface in 2020.
Remembering the First Time a Patient Was Cured of HIV
As news of a second patient entering remission makes headlines, we take a look back at the first time doctors vanquished the virus.
Beer Before Liquor Won't Make You Sicker, New Study Finds
New research finds that hangovers result from heavy drinking, no matter the combination of beverages.
How the Private Health-Care Industry Is Working to Kill Medicare for All
Americans across the political spectrum are longing for change in health care but are worried about what changes might mean.
Holocaust Survivors Live Longer Lives, Israeli Researchers Find
While these survivors suffer more serious illnesses than their peers, they also die at later ages, according to a surprising new study.
The Needle Van: A Converted Breadmobile Patrols Chicago, Delivering Syringes and Advice
Riding along with the man who helps Chicago's heroin users stay safe.
Should We Listen to That French Fry Recommendation?
Fries aren't the healthiest food, but they do not act alone.
Pot Is Edging Out Alcohol and Cigarettes as the Teenage Drug of Choice. Is That a Good Thing?
By many measures, pot is far safer than alcohol. But that doesn't necessarily mean it's good for you, some public-health experts say.
President Trump Pushes the Department of Veterans Affairs Toward Increased Privatization
The administration is determined to use a new law to expand the private sector's role in veterans' health care—a move that end up being costly for former service members.
How to Reduce Health-Care Discrimination Against Trans and Non-Binary Communities
Approximately one-fifth of transgender and non-binary individuals have been denied equal treatment when trying to access doctors or hospitals.