A NASA spacecraft will aim straight for the sun next year bearing the name of an astrophysicist who helped scientists understand how Earth interacts with the star at the center of our solar system. The Parker Solar Probe will launch in the summer of 2018 and fly within 4 million miles of the sun's...
A new report characterizes a variety of health disparities between people who are transgender and people who are not. Spoiler alert: There are many.
Medical researchers have identified a compound that may reduce your risk of a dangerous type of heart rhythm that can lead to strokes, dementia, heart failure and early death. In a study of more than 55,000 Danish men and women who were tracked for up to 16 years, people who used this compound...
The American Academy of Pediatrics has some new advice about juice: Kids should not drink it.
If all the food Americans wasted were put on people’s plates, it would be enough to provide more than 190 million adults with 2,000 calories of energy every day.
A comparison of life expectancies in more than 3,100 counties across the United States brings health disparities into sharp focus.
Last year’s presidential campaign seemed to intensify the political divisions among Americans, and our workplaces were hardly immune.