People appear to consume between 74,000 and 121,000 microplastic particles annually, and that's probably a gross underestimate.
Immunization reduces the likelihood of a painful reemergence of the virus in kids
Anthropologists found parasite eggs in ancient poop samples, providing a glimpse of human health as hunter-gatherers transitioned to settlements. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Savvy Psychologist reveals four psychological drivers behind anorexia, bulimia, orthorexia and other forms of disordered eating
Antibodies to a portion of the influenza virus that varies relatively little from strain to strain may provide flu protection in humans
Blacks and Hispanics in the U.S. are exposed to more emissions than whites and consume less from the industries responsible
Agency officials press sometimes confused stakeholders for more data. Is it possible to define a “more effective CBD cosmetic?”
A novel mechanism has been discovered in the bucktoothed rodents’ ability to withstand hurt
The health promises of boosting an important metabolic molecule may be clouded by its possible role in promoting cancer-cell growth
Understanding why living on the street seems to cause rapid aging could help homeless people—and governments
The stress of battling repeated, massive wildfires is taking a toll on the mental health of first responders
An investigation into one of the biggest misconceptions in male fertility
In the past, measles outbreaks have been brought under control with vaccines, but the dynamic may be shifting
We can “nudge” our way toward a healthier planet
Republican efforts to dismantle U.S. health care unfairly target one gender
A large-scale study shows that weight gain in rural areas is the main factor currently driving the obesity epidemic
A new study adds to growing evidence that immune system dysfunction and altered gut microbes may contribute to the development of eating disorders
Is a runaway immune reaction making a dengue vaccine dangerous?
Two-thirds of all U.S. maternal deaths are considered preventable. Racism—not race—is a critical factor
People without resources have higher death rates