It's not just about the money. Raising the minimum wage would lead to happier and healthier lives for millions of Americans.
Early test results look promising, and Pfizer has asked the FDA to review and authorize its vaccine for use in teens. That doesn't mean putting away the face masks, though.
Living next to a highway is not great for health, but a new study shows that running air filters indoors can remove tiny particles of pollution and lower blood pressure.
Developing a national disaster response plan for the pandemic was only step one.
The coronavirus pandemic has driven a lot of scientific progress in the past year. But just as some of the social changes are likely here to stay, so are some medical innovations.
Getting pharmacies more involved could be a game changer, particularly for reaching minorities, older adults without internet access and others left behind.
People often worry about whether they may be addicted to digital devices, but addiction to a substance is far different from the habitual behavior that typically underlies digital usage.
The president is calling for sweeping changes in health care policy. Tens of millions of Americans could be affected.
Many doctors believe that exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that modern medicine has in its arsenal. But have you ever wondered why that is so? Your brain actually benefits, too.
An expert in olfaction explains the effects of long-term smell loss, the subtle role the sense plays in our lives and resources for those affected.
Too much COVID-19 news could be harmful to your health, experts suggest. So how do you stay informed but not get depressed?
Americans with excess weight and obesity have been hit hard by COVID-19. Now there is reason to believe they may not get the same protection from the vaccines.
The pandemic is placing strain not just on doctors and nurses but the medical laboratory professionals who conduct the billions of medical tests behind the scenes.
Experts weigh in on whether they will sit and eat at a restaurant.
As the coronavirus rages, a vaccine finally is available for certain groups of people and will soon be ready for other groups. But there are plenty of questions. A doctor answers five here.
The projected loss of water storage on land as global temperatures rise is especially alarming in the Southern Hemisphere – and in parts of the US.
Rural health care will have to transform to survive.
Living in societies with gender bias can harm women's health.