The majority of medication-related hospital admissions were caused by noncompliance—when patients, for one reason or another, don't take their drugs.
Self-marriage may be, at least in some cases, a ritual reclaiming a sense of control when women may have felt they've lost it.
The Baby Boomers have been blamed for everything from economic stagnation to America's current political situation. But where did they come from?
Richard H. Thaler was awarded the 2017 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. More on his theory that when it comes to money, people are irrational.
What can we learn from the extraordinary period in Holland's history when a surge in demand for tulip bulbs pushed the price up to exorbitant rates?
The Caribbean islands' plights have been reminders that despite their small size, overseas territories can be a big responsibility for governments abroad.
The phrase "Silicon Valley" conjures images of a crowded mini-metropolis in California, and a barrage of familiar Western brands. That's about to change.
As historian Déborah Berman Santana writes, the U.S. is very much responsible for molding Puerto Rico’s economy to begin with.
Today, economists tend to see anything that boosts consumption and production as a good thing. But that was decidedly not the case in earlier centuries.
Recently, the US denied Egypt nearly $96 million in international aid, as chastisement for the country's abysmal human rights record.