The first Black woman physician served communities in the South after the Civil War but was buried in an anonymous grave. That will likely change.
Four questions answered.
The fear of the next global virus isn't just media indulging in catastrophizing; it's a collective concern for global economic and political health.
The measure of thermal energy expended by exercise was adapted from the study of explosives and engines.
With BPA gone from many plastic products, researchers are concerned about other environmental chemicals, which might cause reproductive harm.
Can environmental law help contain viruses that spill over from animal to human populations?
You've heard about all the microscopic plastic in our water supply. But did you know there are ways to limit how much you ingest?
Scientists have found that sometimes people infected with measles later develop "immune amnesia": their bodies don't remember being sick, even with other viruses.
Our ideas about surgically “correcting” intersex conditions go back to a shift in the profession of surgery seven centuries ago.
The federal government pushed the improvement of emergency services from several directions in the 60s and 70s.