Internet queries about opioids are linked to drug-related hospital admissions
The disturbingly high rate may arise from a disconnect between women’s ambitions and societal expectations, experts say
Lack of interest, training and pay may limit the supply
Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Deborah Blum talks about her book The Poison Squad: One Chemist’s Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the 20th Century. Part 2.
Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Deborah Blum talks about her book The Poison Squad: One Chemist’s Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the 20th Century. Part 1.
Sometimes infecting volunteers with a disease can lead to new treatments. But how much risk and compensation is acceptable for those in poor nations?
Rebels repeatedly attack the outbreak epicenter—where the response operation is headquartered
A new study suggests that too much “good” cholesterol may be just as bad as too little. Dr. Sanaz Majd joins Nutrition Diva to sort out what this new research means for our heart health and risks
Infectious Diseases affect us like clockwork, although it’s not clear why
The Democrats campaigned on protecting coverage for people with pre-existing conditions and lowering prescription drug prices
Three studies in rodents suggest prenatal exposure to the drug may pose risks for infants
How do blood type, exercise habits, and even pregnancy factor into whether or not mosquitoes find someone irresistible?
The decision was made despite criticism that the drug could be a danger to public health
Education and birth control are slowly making the politics less relevant
An analysis of FBI records supports anecdotal evidence in policy debate on gun control
Patients with disabilities cope with rollback of regulations to make medical treatment more accessible
Researchers wrestle with rising rates of throat cancers caused by common papillomaviruses
The growing gulf between rich and poor inflicts biological damage on bodies and brains
Where financial disparities are greatest, the murder rate tends to be high
Companies claim e-cigarettes can deliver nutrients, but experts say the science looks shaky