Skin Cancer Is Skyrocketing in America—and Men Have It Worse
July 30, 2014

The Surgeon General's report will have you running for shade.

Not So Fast, Ladies: Annual Pelvic Exams May Be Unnecessary, But You Still Need Pap Smears
July 01, 2014

Don't stop going to the gyno because clickbait headlines told you to.

Broccoli Juice May Help Your Body Flush Carcinogens—Just Don't Call It a Detox
June 20, 2014

Cleanse-your-body-in-5 days diets are junk. But some of the science has a kernel of truth.

Watching Your World Cup Team Triples Your Chance of Having a Heart Attack
June 12, 2014

Watching a stressful game of soccer is almost as bad for your heart as experiencing an earthquake.

Can You Really Compare the AIDS Crises in the U.S. and Western Europe?
The statistical quirks of looking at AIDS across countries
May 16, 2014

The statistical quirks of looking at AIDS across countries.

Why Did AIDS Ravage the U.S. More Than Any Other Developed Country?
Solving an epidemiological mystery
May 12, 2014

The answer is a lot more complicated than saying we're less enlightened than Europe. Solving an epidemiological mystery.


Everyone Is Asking the Wrong Questions About E-Cigarettes
April 29, 2014

The most important factor is whether they're healthier than traditional cigarettes.

How GPS Is Being Used to Fight the Asthma Epidemic
April 16, 2014

"The grim reality is that most patients’ asthma in this country is uncontrolled."

Asbestos Is Still Killing People
A look into 20 years of industry cover-ups and misinformation
March 22, 2014

A campaign of scientific concealment, distortion, and public misinformation that dates back over 80 years hid—and hides—the dangers of asbestos.