Topic

Health

April 8, 2019

They bill themselves as a natural alternative for squeaky-clean, super-white teeth — but should you open wide for charcoal?

April 5, 2019

These two common but often undiagnosed disorders can make vaginal sex painful or impossible

March 11, 2019

PrEP is over 90 percent effective at preventing HIV — yet only four percent of gay and bisexual men take it

March 5, 2019

Debate continues on over how much genes influence risk of heart attack

February 20, 2019

It’s a controversial idea, but early research is promising, and some parents are forging ahead

February 7, 2019

Experts offer evidence-based strategies to help parents keep fighting the good fight at the dinner table

February 6, 2019

Artificial intelligence has a lot to offer to patients struggling with their mental health, but experts say we shouldn’t expect it to replace humans

January 31, 2019

Physicians should identify new and expecting mothers at risk of depression, a federal task force suggests, and refer them to counseling

January 23, 2019

Undetected superbugs weaken the global fight against tuberculosis, experts say, and genetic sequencing provides a way to diagnose evasive strains of the disease.

January 18, 2019

Synthetic fish oils seem to be here to stay — should you be taking them?

January 10, 2019

The humble death certificate is an underappreciated document, a forensic pathologist says

December 19, 2018

In 2015, a study out of San Francisco estimated one-third of sexual assault cases involve date rape drugs. Here's how to protect yourself and your friends

December 10, 2018

Advocates say moms don't get enough support from hospitals as they attempt the tricky and painful task of breastfeeding their newborns.

November 30, 2018

The therapy doesn’t reduce pain, but that’s not the point

November 16, 2018

Early next year, the Allahabad Kumbh Mela festival in India will attract 150 million pilgrims — and even more drug-resistant microbes

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