A Family in Transition
Two fathers and the baby girl they never expected.
Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Indicted on Fraud Charges
The former darling of Silicon Valley and the former president of her blood testing company are accused of defrauding investors, doctors and...
Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Cereal Recalled Over Salmonella Outbreak
An outbreak of the disease in some of the cereal products has sickened 73 people in 31 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and...
Major Study of Drinking Should be Stopped, Federal Advisers Conclude
An internal investigation at the National Institutes of Health concluded that the results of a $100 million research trial would be compromised by...
Q&A: A Small Price for Sitting Pretty
While the health effects have been debated, research shows they are minimal.
Ask Well: Can I Drink Alcohol While Taking Antibiotics?
Some antibiotics can make you violently ill if you drink.
Sex and Drugs Decline Among Teens, but Depression and Suicidal Thoughts Grow
The C.D.C.’s biannual survey of U.S. high school students also showed increases in bullying and declines in condom use.
Trilobites: Using Harpoon-Like Appendages, Bacteria ‘Fish’ for New DNA
Seeing how microbes snatch new genetic material from their environment could help in the fight against antibiotic resistance.
When the Bully Is a Doctor
Bullying among health care workers is far more common than we acknowledge.
From a Pediatrician, Lessons for Dads-to-Be
The class is part of a broader effort to shed scientific light on fathers’ roles in child and family well-being.
A Landmark Diet Study Was Flawed. The Researchers Stand By the Findings Anyway.
A highly publicized trial in Spain found that the Mediterranean diet protects against heart disease. Now the original work has been retracted and...
7 Therapists, Psychiatrists and Counselors Talk About Treating the Suicidal
Mental health workers, who have a unique perspective on America’s suicide crisis, recently opened up about what it looks like to them.