Flame retardants are potentially harmful to human health. Here’s where to find couches that don’t contain them.
Consumer goods are increasingly made of synthetic materials and coatings. The carcinogens they give off when they burn could be driving high cancer rates among first responders.
A study finds that wild environments boost well-being by reducing obsessive, negative thoughts.
A new study finds that vegetation around schools cuts down on air pollution and boosts memory and attention.
At last, a micro-cottage for people who don’t want to figure out electrical wiring and plumbing.
A father hopes to create an app that will help parents find restaurants and parks that are suitable for autistic children.
New programs aim to put more produce in corner stores in order to improve the health of low-income communities. Will it work?
In Delaware, a surprisingly high number of women get pregnant by accident. Here's what it can teach the rest of the nation.
A British supermarket is under fire for selling reindeer steaks. Is this "sick novelty for profit," or an eco-smart protein option?
It would not be a socialist paradise. At least, not entirely.
Hollywood parents say not vaccinating makes "instinctive" sense. Now their kids have whooping cough.
Many low-income workers get just four or five hours of rest each day. Research shows their bodies might never recover.
Wednesdays are for anxiety. Suicidal thoughts peak on Sundays. Can a new trove of data help us find better ways to well-being?
How the slob you were paired with freshman year will affect your figure, your mental health, and your drinking habits—for years to come.
A new study suggests that in states where it's legal, some people use pot to manage their chronic health conditions, rather than more addictive—and deadly—prescription opioids.
More sustainable weight-loss strategies are accessible to those with means, but other factors contribute to the rise of obesity in poorer communities.
Some patients are being "prescribed" bicycles and groceries as doctors attempt to treat the lifestyle consequences of poverty.
Jessica Nitardy, a Mexican dentist, says the majority of her clients are Americans who can't afford treatment in the U.S.
Athletes and civilians alike are worried about contracting diseases in Brazil's feces-laden bay.