A conspiracy theory that 90 percent of the world's population will be killed off spreads widely on pandemic fears.
Researchers figure out the infectious periods of coronavirus on cardboard, metal and plastic.
Quarantines are worth the trouble to keep the next pandemic at bay but they need to be applied intelligently.
Girl babies may have one distinct advantage over boy babies. But what is it?
Personifying certain drugs as evil while calling opioid users “victims” points a glaring spotlight on drug policies that aren't really about public health.
Scientists at the food giant reportedly found a novel way of altering the molecular structure of sugar.
1 in 3 people over the age of 65 live alone in the United States, and by age 85 it's 1 in 2. Loneliness is an epidemic. Here's how to fight it.
Neil deGrasse Tyson and others consider whether alien diseases have the potential to wipe out humanity and maybe already have in the past.