The Zika virus outbreak in the Americas hits on the things that risk-perception researchers know worry people most. Will that be enough to overcome people's fears about genetically modified mosquitoes?
How a multi-disciplinary approach can reduce transmission and encourage patients to engage consistently in their treatment.
People often take too long to believe common habits can pose danger.
A prestigious medical journal warns of the dangers climate change poses to public health in one of the most convincing and most frightening papers on the subject yet.
Caregiving has long been thought of as women's work—and thus unpaid.
We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.
Many mental illnesses and addictions are more heavily associated with premature deaths than heavy smoking, yet we tend to be less aware of their risks.