The gentle parenting movement has exploded in popularity on social media. But is it good for kids or parents?
People with adverse experiences during childhood − whether physical, emotional or sexual abuse − had higher rates of death and hospitalization decades later from COVID-19.
Questions about food insecurity can be less straightforward than they appear.
The question of whether local declarations offering sanctuary for LGBTQIA+ people place local law above federal law depends on what the statements actually promise.
Stoicism isn’t just a set of ideas; it’s meant to be put into practice. The ancient philosophy is finding new fans through online communities.
A survey about college writing instructors’ fears and anxieties about AI demonstrates that student cheating isn’t their only concern. And in fact, many have embraced it as a teaching tool.
Innovations in AI seem to be spurring interest in what is or isn’t real, accurate and human.
Wooing those workers will be expensive and require a lot of creativity, since many of them are employed in ‘right-to-work’ states.
Researchers conducted in-depth interviews with 17 Philadelphia parents about how their family uses digital media. Here they offer tips to promote healthy, balanced media habits for kids.
Research shows that when health care professionals work in a collaborative manner, patient satisfaction and outcomes improve.
Detroit residents with past-due bills are facing water shut-offs again after a reprieve during COVID-19. At the same time, providers are also raising rates.
Joaquin Phoenix has previously been mocked for a facial scar that some have assumed is a cleft lip. Two geneticists and a surgeon explain what causes this common birth defect.
Five of the Uranus moons might be ocean worlds − and if there’s water, there might be life.
We rarely see good news headlines when a cyclone, earthquake or wildfire does not turn disastrous.
Among adolescents, boys are more likely to die of an overdose than girls, and using combinations of drugs substantially raises the risk of an overdose.
Stereotypes about religion vs. science are overblown – but those assumptions can create challenges for religious grad students, a sociologist finds.
Negotiating global progress on climate change involves walking a fine line, as a former UN official explains.
The Supreme Court will hear five cases this term that will examine the nature of online discussion spaces run by social media platforms.
A cease-fire deal between Israel and Hamas has seen the release of 58 hostages held in Gaza and 111 Palestinians held in Israeli jails.
The longest-running study of its kind reviewed death records in the path of pollution from coal-fired power plants. The numbers are staggering − but also falling fast as US coal plants close.