People who spent at least two hours outside—either all at once or totaled over several shorter visits—were more likely to report good health and psychological well-being. Jason G...
Not alone, but it could be part of the solution
Social media bots promote unproved benefits of e-cigarettes
It can flag pathogens long before patients show up in clinics
Nature’s Amy Maxmen reports from the front line of the crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Senator Elizabeth Warren and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio were the only candidates in the first night in favor of eliminating private insurance
A new approach to water treatment could be cheaper, produce less waste and possibly help fix nitrate pollution in California
A sugary beverage tax is just a start, but it exemplifies the population-wide approach we need
We have more to fear from natural pathogens than from biological weapons
The bacteria, which normally live in warmer waters, have caused infections in waters near Delaware and New Jersey
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
A spate of “scientific” assays invented in the 1920s and 1930s were bogus—but they tell us a lot about the role of genetics in society, both then and now
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