Uterus Transplants May Soon Help Some Infertile Women in the U.S. Become Pregnant
Surgeons at the Cleveland Clinic are set to become the first in the United States to transplant a uterus.
U.S. Smoking Rate Declines, but Poor Remain at Higher Risk
About a third of Americans insured by Medicaid in 2014 were cigarette smokers. The figure for the privately insured? 13 percent....
Well: How Period Trackers Have Changed Girl Culture
Period trackers are among the most popular apps and helping change girl culture by making girls more open about their periods....
Well: The Danger of Knowing ‘Just Enough’ Spanish
Good medical care relies on understanding, and understanding is all about language.
Obesity Rises Despite All Efforts to Fight It, U.S. Health Officials Say
Despite years of efforts to reduce obesity, federal health officials reported Thursday that the share of Americans who were obese increased...
Well: Online Matchmaking, but With Dogs as Dates
New dog-service apps create a community of dog lovers, pairing those who crave canine companionship with dogs that could use more people time...
Well: Ask Well: A Booster Vaccine for Shingles?
A reader asks, how long does the shingles vaccine last?
Public Housing Nationwide May Be Subject to Smoking Ban
A proposed federal rule, to be announced on Thursday, opens the latest front in the long-running campaign to curb unwanted exposure to secondhand...
State of the Art: The Next Internet? Marijuana Delivered as Easy as Pizza
As marijuana laws are being loosened across the country, start-ups are using technology to transform what has traditionally been a face-to-face...
Well: Empathy Card Contest: And the Winner Is . . .
Hundreds of Well readers helped us come up with the right thing to say to a friend in a need.
Well: Is Fat Stigma Making Us Miserable?
The teasing, judgment and unsolicited advice directed at overweight people may cause the greatest psychological harm.
Op-Ed Contributor: Psychiatry’s Mind-Brain Problem
Biology, psychology and social forces can all affect mental health.