By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 09/20/2014 - 19:14
New research shows that the number of people dying prematurely from preventable causes has been decreasing over the past several decades.
By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 09/20/2014 - 13:45
The number of women getting breast cancer tests doubled after Angelina Jolie made her double mastectomy public.
By Lecia Bushak | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 16:20
A strange experiment involving stuffing pork strips into the nose of a 4-year-old resulted in a team of scientists winning the Ig Nobel prize.
By Lecia Bushak | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 14:16
Most species will be agitated if one individual receives a greater reward than another for the same task; but somewhere along the way, humans evolved to embrace a sense of fairness.
By Lecia Bushak | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 12:32
Convalescent serum has been shown to work as a treatment in some Ebola cases, and it’s now being sold on the black market.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:08
I used a standing desk intermittently for several months, and this is what it felt like.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 08:00
Prescription drugs come with an array of side effects, including the exacerbation of mood swings.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 13:19
Alcohol-monitoring clothes are now a thing, and they change shape when you've had too much.
By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 16:44
Children die from preventable causes all over the world, such as lack of medical support during pregnancy or proper breastfeeding right after birth.
By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:16
Dan Maurer, 39, finally underwent a major operation removing his 100-pound scrotum after fundraising for a life-changing surgery.
By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 09/13/2014 - 20:18
Humans weren’t always shaped like this: our bodies evolved over time from the ancestors of primates, to primates, and finally to our current modern species — Homo sapiens.