The story of a decades-long lead-poisoning lawsuit in New Orleans illustrates how the toxin destroys black families and communities alike.
The shortage of sodium bicarbonate solution is only the latest example of an inexpensive hospital staple's supply dwindling to a critical level.
Forty years ago, feline hyperthyroidism was virtually nonexistent. Now it’s an epidemic — and some scientists think a class of everyday chemicals might be to blame.
Trump has called everyone from Kim Jong Un to James Comey a "nut job."
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The human body packs 81,000 fatty calories and various nutrients but — ethics aside — is it even safe to consume human flesh?
A mutation in some obesity-prone dog breeds might reveal new risk factors for obesity in humans — and perhaps give rise to new drugs.
The country could soon face its third famine in a quarter of a century, and hundreds of thousands of lives are at risk.
Fictional character Mark Watney did it. So why can't you?
As President Trump prepares to send miners back to work, a once-obsolete sickness is once again ravaging coal country.
A visit to the elite cancer research centers around the country to find out where we are in the war.
The condition has long been considered untreatable. Experts can spot it in a child as young as 3 or 4. But a new clinical approach offers hope.
In a breakthrough that almost sounds too good to be true, researchers have found a potential new form of birth control that could solve numerous problems. It offers the possibility of being effective for both sexes, no hormonal side effects, and might even be a Plan B that doesn’t piss off anti-abortion advocates.
Intelligence agencies had been predicting the destabilizing effects of AIDS since the 1980s, yet the world didn’t present a cohesive response until 2000.
Unfortunately, humans can't just swap organs around with ease. Then again, we've gotten so good at it that we're even looking to other animals for help.
Did you know that, when it comes to kidneys, America sort-of-kind-of has universal healthcare? Unfortunately, the companies providing that care aren't being held to a high standard. Dialysis in America is bleak.
Something bad happened to Neil's ankle, but good luck getting the story from Neil while the doctors were busy popping his foot back into alignment.
My grandmother died of a self-induced abortion. In the Trump era, her story has taken on a new sense of urgency.
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Three people have died, with one testing positive for the virus.
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