How the “runner’s high” might be used as a tool to treat depression.
Female doctors are more likely than other professionals to have children and keep working. The reasons offer lessons for other jobs.
Fitness trackers have bolstered the case for even light exercise. The persistent mystery, though, is which movements matter most.
A Texas program for high schools mandated soft-shell helmets after serious injuries occurred during incidental contact.
Hundreds of readers shared their experiences with drug-resistant U.T.I.s, many describing deep frustration with persistent, painful infections.
Low-carb, high-fat eating can lead to weight loss, but scientists debate the long-term effects on health.
The insects love mud puddles. Here’s why.
If the species is wiped out by poachers, Africa’s vast rain forest will lose 7 percent of its carbon storage ability, scientists estimate.
Facing a Trump administration rule that forbids referrals for abortion, the organization decided to reject federal funds for family planning for low-income women.
Preterm babies were more than 20 percent less likely to have had required shots by 19 months.
Those who ate the most flavonoid-rich foods had a lower risk for cancer and cardiovascular death.
Public comments are still being accepted, but antibiotic treatment options for children are likely to be expanded to include the use of doxycycline.
Harsh measures, or even threats of them, can lead to the avoidance of prenatal care entirely.
A corticosteroid can quickly relieve symptoms of both polymyalgia rheumatica and temporal arteritis. But a delay could cause vision loss, a stroke or even death.
In an Appalachian town, an unlikely group of activists recognized the early stages of the deadly drug epidemic, and fought in vain to stem its rise.
The Times TV show’s producer/director shares the challenges and rewards of bringing to life witness testimony against Purdue Pharma in a way that stayed true to our journalistic principles.
As I ate my breakfast on a tree stump by the trailhead after my run, I finally saw that I was on my way, and that there’s no shame in taking the time I need to get there.
Nicci Gerrard wrote about the disease after it struck her father, but her new book is “full of other people’s voices and stories as well as my own.”
Researchers found spraying oxytetracycline on orange trees didn’t halt a devastating infection called citrus greening, but a more expensive method — injecting the trunks — holds some promise.
Seniors need transportation alternatives more than ever, but many are intimidated by ride-hailing apps.