Gun legislation is once again becoming a public health concern, according to the AMA and other medical groups.
During the 19th century, quack “doctors” outnumbered legitimate ones three to one. The reasons people are attracted to quackery remain with us today.
A recent paper provides evidence that the Tuskegee Syphilis Study reduced the life expectancy of African-American men.
Food preservatives are a major part of how we live now. But who invented them?
Laterality, or left-right orientation, takes years to master. A surprising percentage of adults struggle telling left from right, including some surgeons.
Consumers looking to make a healthier choice need to consider that "fast casual" restaurants aren't always better than fast food.
British physicist-turned-biologist Francis Crick discovered the structure of DNA 100 years ago. Crick had a convoluted route to this important discovery.
Neuroscientists have discovered how memory is stored–and backed up–in the brain.
The White House has announced the "microbiome moonshot" – a push to understand the human microbiome.
There might be a reason why being out in nature can put you in a naturally better mood. A new study researched the psychological benefits of ocean views.