There are upsides and downsides to social media—and I'm proud to be part of a generation tackling these issues to create a healthier future.
African Americans tend to have poorer health than whites. New research suggests a more welcoming atmosphere in school could make a difference early in life.
New research suggests it can create a negative self-image, which may result in a downward spiral.
Hepatitis C kills more Americans every year than measles or AIDS. Many states' laws aren't helping to mitigate the disease, a new analysis finds.
Garbage has become an unlikely battleground in the abortion debate, as anti-abortion groups seek evidence of privacy violations in clinics’ trash. “Is it a little bit on the sketchy side?” one activist said of such tactics. “Yeah, maybe.”
They're the most effective method—perhaps because they're the most empowering.
A slew of new dinner kits promise gourmet meals with a fraction of the effort. But at what cost?
I realized many provisions in Obamacare are made to benefit me and those like me.
In a new partnership with Yelp, ProPublica has been given unprecedented access to the rating site’s 1.3 million reviews of health-care providers. One dental chain attracted 3,000 reviews, the vast majority bad.
Using gene testing to find the right drug for the right person at the right time is medicine's cutting edge. Addiction researchers are identifying promising genetic targets for treatments for alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs.