Banning vaping just might drive teens to the black market—and send adult smokers back to their cancer sticks.
Treatment-resistant infections are increasingly common—and increasingly deadly. Now researchers have found a new way to attack some of those bacteria.
By looking at data on millions of births, a researcher shows how violence against unarmed African American men might cause acute stress on pregnancies.
The shape of the pill does the trick of gradually drip-feeding contraceptive hormones through the stomach.
Everything you need to know about DNA, medical breakthroughs, and genetic privacy.
Worrying about sleep is perhaps the most counterproductive thing you can do, no matter how many gadgets try to tell you otherwise.
Long-lasting, electronics-laced PJs and gloves may help you sleep better and keep your trigger finger toasty when you jump out of a plane into battle.
Mixed reality displays are entering the operating room, first as surgical planning tools and soon as real-time guides to help doctors zap tumors.
Particulate matter steals lives through dementia, kidney disease, and hypertension—even when the air quality is within the permitted levels.
When a well-intentioned study led to a dubious DNA test for same-sex attraction, it exposed the need for safeguards on research in the age of big genetic data.