Google’s Calico project means that hearts and minds have been convinced that we can defeat aging
Reports of kids taking to e-cigarettes are exaggerated. But would it be so terrible if they did?
They have a right to be disappointed—and afraid of the huge life change ahead of them
Women’s costs are higher, and they live longer, yet Obamacare will charge men the same for health-insurance premiums
Group singing has been scientifically proven to lower stress, relieve anxiety, and elevate endorphins
Infertility hasn’t risen, but baby anxiety has
Face-lifts may make recipients look slightly younger, but not more attractive. That doesn’t mean people should stop getting them
Evidence that smoking in public places endangers the health of others is weak, even while the argument against smoking is strong
Why do mainstream mental health professionals give so little attention to the question of gender differences?
We all know medicine has become a frustrating profession. But surveys show that a younger generation of doctors are more resilient to burnout
Regardless of whether it’s now a disease, there are currently no medical cures for obesity that improve on willpower
The decision of the American Medical Association (AMA) to classify obesity as a disease is great news for the pharmaceutical industry, as it is likely to increase pressure on the Food and Drug Administration to approve more …
We cannot read minds (yet.) And we shouldn’t be making reverse inferences from pictures of brain activity