This is especially true for three key groups.
Over a third are worried that vaccines can cause "canine autism."
Football is a risky sport, but bicycling to work is far more dangerous.
A high-fat diet might trigger inflammation of the hypothalamus.
Can targeted interventions save Americans?
Ethicist and doctor Simon Whitney argues that society's overly cautious approach to medical research is blocking breakthroughs.
The topical gene therapy could one day help millions regain their vision.
Unless you're drinking a dozen diet sodas per day, you have nothing to worry about — and maybe not even then.
It could lead to earlier diagnoses, better treatment, and fewer deaths from pancreatic cancer, which kills 88% of patients within five years.
Don't feel compelled to start a napping routine just yet.
Retatrutide, Eli Lilly's innovative "triple g" drug, is setting new standards in the fight against obesity.
For better and worse, the Columbian Exchange plugged the Americas into the global system — and there was no going back.
To advance the gender-affirming healthcare of all those who transition, we must also understand the nature and causes of those who detransition.
A new online religion is spreading misinformation and phony products.
A secret to a long, healthy life may lie in the diversity of gut viruses, which can supercharge bacterial metabolism and resist disease.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline relaunched last year with a new number, yet few Americans are aware of the helpline and its purpose.
A study found that older adults who cannot balance on one foot for ten seconds have an 84% higher risk of death than those who can.
Tardigrades can completely dehydrate and later rehydrate themselves, a survival trick that scientists are harnessing to preserve medicines in hot temperatures.
Bram Stoker's mother survived a terrible cholera outbreak and recounted the ghastly scenes to her son years later.
Walking is rarer in the U.S. compared to similar nations. It is also deadlier: Nearly 7,500 pedestrians were killed in 2021.
Germans are masters of building cars, cooking brats — and sitting while peeing.
The Shirky Principle states that "institutions will try to preserve the problem to which they are the solution."
Let us share this miracle with mothers in poor countries.