Personal Health: After Knee or Hip Replacement, No Place Like Home
Patients recover equally well and may experience fewer complications with outpatient rehabilitation, studies show.
The New Health Care: Spend a Dollar on Drug Treatment, and Save More on Crime Reduction
Research shows treatment for substance abuse disorders is a great value for society, but many programs have long waiting lists.
Professor wins Jefferson Award for San Quentin project
Nigel Poor is producing a podcast about life in prison.
Conservation Not an Effective Tool for Reducing Infectious Disease in People, Study Finds
Improved human health is not a benefit of conservation ― at least when health is measured through the lens of infectious disease. That's the main...
Advertising: XOXO Campaign: Will It Spell Profit or Trouble for Condom Maker?
In a time when social media outrage can be prompted with one misstep, Trojan is unveiling an ad campaign directed at women.
Pictures From the March for Science
Visual highlights from the demonstrations in Washington and around the world.
The March for Science: What You Need to Know
Thousands of scientists and science enthusiasts will march on Saturday in Washington and other locations, with many motivated by President Trump’s...
Traveling soon? Look out for bed bugs
Every traveler loves a comfy night’s sleep, whether you’re vacationing in your dream city or finding repose on a business trip.
Smokeless Tobacco Is Gone From the Ballpark, but Not the Clubhouse
Major League Baseball supports local bans on smokeless tobacco, but a number of players said they viewed them as an invasion of personal rights.
Should You Worry About Being the Next Henrietta Lacks?
A simple blood test could provide our entire DNA sequence. Could researchers and drug companies use our cells in other ways, without telling us?
Teen battling cancer shaves head 'before chemo gets a chance to'
A 17-year-old Georgia teen battling cancer for a second time decided to take a stand against the disease by shaving her head before chemotherapy...
Survey: Nearly 60 Percent of Seniors Use Cell Phones While Driving
With April designated as National Distracted Driving Awareness month, a team of researchers at the Training, Research and Education for Driving...