Private insurance pays hospitals much more than the federal government does for patient care. If Medicare for all means Medicare rates, expect an industry backlash.
It can light up night skies from dusk to dawn, and if you’re lucky you might be able to see it.
These three men spent decades in prison as a result of statistical exaggerations. They were among 150 men and women released from prison after their wrongful convictions were overturned in 2018.
A colorful Peruvian plant dispenses its pollen according to a savvy, memory-based system, new research suggests.
The Interior Department acted illegally when it sought to lift an Obama-era moratorium on coal mining on public lands, a court found.
Some gems from the life’s work of people remembered in obituaries in The New York Times.
His four-book series “The Book of the New Sun” is considered one of the major works of the genre.
Seeking re-election to a seventh term, the senator cited the rise in teenage vaping as a reason to curtail sales of tobacco and other products.
The woman was hospitalized after contracting the disease, and passengers on a flight from J.F.K. to Tel Aviv are told to watch for symptoms.
Two new studies confirm that weight control is often the result of genetics, not willpower.
High above Manhattan, Alicja Kwade’s planetary sculpture captures the music of the spheres.
The New York Times sent a climate policy survey to the 18 declared candidates. They all want to stick to the Paris Agreement. Beyond that, they diverge.
Women at the Salk Institute say they faced a culture of marginalization and hostility. The numbers from other elite scientific institutions suggest they’re not alone.
My patient had a simple, devastating request. To honor it meant grappling with how a therapist responds to her clients.
Microplastics are known to cause ocean pollution, but a new study suggests airborne plastic particles pollute the air and dry land as well.
“I own this thing,” Alan Detrich recalled telling a museum director. “It is mine. I can do whatever I want.”
The new rule will restrict uses of asbestos, a carcinogen, more than initially expected, but health advocates criticized it as falling short of the protections needed.
At a time when being gay was classified as a mental disorder, Dr. Green defied the advice of his colleagues and took a professional risk by arguing otherwise.
In a study that upends assumptions about brain death, researchers brought some cells back to life — or something like it.
Researchers found that house cats that roam outdoors were more likely to pick up diseases than indoor cats.