"It is entirely possible to meet the nutrient requirements of individual humans with carefully crafted, unsupplemented plant-based rations, but this can be a challenge to achieve for an entire population."
Any dog owner will tell you their pet makes them peppier. Now a Swedish study shows dog ownership helps people stay healthier.
You probably know how addictive and deadly opioids like fentanyl are. But there's more than one way to measure dangerousness.
A once-obscure company called Centene does it by limiting access to providers, focusing on its unhealthiest clients, and being the only game in town.
Bulletproof founder Dave Asprey created a "human upgrade center" where for around $500 a month, you can try an array of gadgets instead of working out.
I dared to discuss my anatomy. Men couldn't handle it.
Should we really be popping melatonin like candy?
Vaping companies are using the same old tricks as Big Tobacco.
SmileDirectClub is trying to silence its critics with legal threats after the American Association of Orthodontists lodged complaints against the Nashville startup in 36 states.
The power of the placebo is an incredible thing.
There’s a new way to classify blood pressure readings, and the biggest change is for anyone who’s been described as “prehypertensive” or “high normal.”
Health experts see online dating as the new frontier for STD prevention — but major sites don't want to engage.
The debate over taxing sugary drinks has turned into a ferocious global policy brawl. In Colombia, proponents faced intimidation and censorship.
James Clement has scoured the globe for supercentenarians, aged 110 and older, willing to contribute their genomes to a rare scientific cache.
"My joke is that it's my very expensive flu shot," Dave Rossi said. Typically, a flu shot is all the medical attention he needs in a given year.
Previously, I assumed Honey Nut Cheerios was a slightly sweeter Cheerios, but you learn things when you finally get around to reading the back of the box.
Exposure to the toxin leads to higher risk of miscarriages, new research finds, in addition to other long-lasting effects.
The metropolitan area with almost 19 million residents is facing an unprecedented air pollution crisis this week, leading the regional government to close schools and institute a car rationing plan.
Junctional epidermolysis bullosa is the sort of rare disease you are probably lucky to have never heard of. An often lethal genetic condition, from infancy it plagues its victim with painful blisters all over the body that causes the skin to become extremely fragile.
They wanted a baby, she wanted to carry it for them — for a fee. It's a common transaction but illegal in Canada, and the system here leaves both parties vulnerable.
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