An outbreak of infections linked to bagged romaine lettuce has left salad lovers confused. Here are answers to common questions about leafy greens.
As you rebel, you can retain your dignity — and theirs.
The authorities in Minnesota said that no one would be prosecuted in the musician’s 2016 death from a fentanyl overdose, though a doctor will pay a civil settlement.
The autism researcher collaborated with the Third Reich and actively assisted in the killing of disabled children, a new report says.
The Bajau, who spend most of their time on the ocean, are among the best divers in the world. Evolution is remaking them, a new study finds.
At least 53 people have been infected so far, and more than half have been hospitalized.
While the “Me Too” movement has largely focused on adults, sexual harassment can leave deep and lasting scars on children and teens too.
Jérôme Hamon, a bookseller who has a genetic disease, underwent a second transplant after his body rejected the first because he had taken an antibiotic for a cold.
New data suggests progress in efforts to curb the epidemic but raises questions about whether tightened prescribing may be leading some people to heroin and fentanyl.
A doctor who suggested an alcohol-based tonic was dangerous was detained for 3 months, and then freed as a public hero.
Traumatic brain injuries may lead to the development of Parkinson’s disease, a new study suggests.
People who were married were more likely than single people to have melanoma detected in the earlier, more treatable, stages.
Aerobic fitness can halve the likelihood of developing heart disease, no matter how worrisome your genetic profile.
Eating nuts was tied to a lower risk for atrial fibrillation, but may not lower the risk of heart attacks or strokes.
Nearly 9,000 readers wrote to The Times to talk about their use of antidepressants. Here’s what we learned.
What to do when we don’t know what to do.
Adding immunotherapy to standard chemo treatments can halve the risk of death for people with the most common type of lung cancer, a new study shows.
Statins are often given to healthy people to prevent a potentially devastating problem, so some patients object to taking them.
Scientists have made astonishing discoveries about the nature and evolution of friendship. Without it, humans suffer significant physical and emotional damage.