Alcohol Companies Make $17.5 Billion a Year off of Underage Drinking, While Prevention Efforts Are Starved for Cash

Companies are making literally billions of dollars from the very behavior they say they want to prevent

Family & Caregiving

Kidney Experts Say It’s Time to Remove Race From Medical Algorithms. Doing so Is Complicated.

Black patients make up more than 35% of people on dialysis but just 13% of the U.S. population

Access & Affordability

Women Now Drink as Much as Men — and Are Prone to Sickness Sooner

This trend parallels the rise in mental health concerns among young women

Your Health

We Asked. You Answered.

This National Women's Health Month, we asked you to share your thoughts with us. Here's what you said.

Your Health

Sending Science Majors Into Elementary Schools Helps Latino and Black Students Realize Scientists Can Look Like Them

Research shows a more diverse scientific community could lead to more innovation, better health care, more supportive academic spaces and a greater trust in science

Science and Technology

‘Kicking You When You’re Down’: Many Cancer Patients Pay Dearly for Parking

The cost of parking while in cancer treatment is finally drawing national scrutiny

Access & Affordability

Can Schools Require COVID-19 Vaccines for Students Now That Pfizer’s Shot Is Authorized for Kids 12 and Up?

The Food and Drug Administration has granted the first emergency use authorization of a COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents. What comes next?

Prevention & Screenings

15 Minutes With Jessica Malaty Rivera

The epidemiologist and unlikely Instagram star shares some straight talk about Covid-19 and vaccines

Prevention & Screenings

Popping Toys, the Latest Fidget Craze, Might Reduce Stress for Adults and Children Alike

If you've ever clicked a ballpoint pen again and again, you've used a fidget item

Self-Care & Mental Health

Going Back to the Office? The Colder Temperature Could Lead to Weight Gain

Living or working in a cool environment for extended periods can lower core body temperature. This decreases metabolic rate and may cause weight gain.

Work & Money

Environmental and Societal Factors, Not Just Diet and Exercise, Contribute to Obesity

Healthcare providers need to look at more than what's on the plate to understand obesity

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Can a Blood Test Diagnose Depression?

An Indiana University researcher has identified biomarkers that provide clues about a patient's mental health. It could lead to a breakthrough in diagnosis and treatment.

Self-Care & Mental Health

Domestic Violence Calls for Help Increased During the Pandemic – but the Answers Haven’t Gotten Any Easier

Doctors call the surge in intimate partner violence "a pandemic within a pandemic"

Your Health