Deaths of despair are skyrocketing in the U.S., while at the same time, they are falling in other wealthy countries. What are we doing wrong?
Music therapy might boost memory, but the benefits are small. Just in case, tell your grandparents to listen to their favorite 1960s tunes.
The power of play: our forgotten lifehack.
Forget little green men: These scientists say we should be more worried about little green germs.
Engineered immune cells have prevented Type 1 diabetes in mice.
Too many people still view stay-at-home dads as feckless deadbeats, but their acceptance is an important step toward gender equality.
More than 20% Americans live in a state with access to a medically assisted death.
What speech is harmful, how do we know, and what do we do if we find out?
In "The Secret Life of Secrets", Michael Slepian explores how holding secrets affects our relationships, psychology, and well-being.
How to deal with "epistemic exhaustion."
Humans help each other in ways animals don't dream of, but why?
Scientists are using bioelectronic medicine to treat inflammatory diseases, an approach that capitalizes on the ancient "hardwiring" of the nervous system.
Pandemic rumors and information overload make separating fact from fancy difficult, putting people's health and lives at risk.
They don’t come as pills, but try these 6 underprescribed lifestyle medicines for a better, longer life
The majority of Americans are stressed, sleep-deprived and overweight and suffer from largely preventable lifestyle diseases such as heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes. Being overweight or obese contributes to […]
A conspiracy theory that 90 percent of the world's population will be killed off spreads widely on pandemic fears.
This is what happens when the fringe becomes mainstream.
The semiautonomous could help to protect officers, but some are concerned about how exactly police plan to use it.
The COVID-19 pandemic is making health disparities in the United States crystal clear. It is a clarion call for health care systems to double their efforts in vulnerable communities.
Ignoring a scientific truth doesn’t change it, even when the consequences are deadly. “If all your friends jumped off a bridge, would you do it, too?” Many of us, as children, […]
The robotics company is allowing select companies to lease the semi-autonomous robot.
For the past 150+ years, the big ones have all missed us. But at some point, our good luck will run out.
In order to gain more from spending time alone, it is important to be open to the benefits that solitude can bring.
When searching for extraterrestrial life, astronomers may want to look at planets with hydrogen-rich atmospheres.