The truth is that my desire for weight loss has long been about satisfying other people more than myself, finding a way to fit more peacefully into a world that is not at all interested in accommodating a body like mine.
Organ donation after death is still the exception, not the rule.
There’s only one individual-market carrier in Charlottesville, Virginia, and its premiums are too high for many residents to afford.
A handful of app-based and online services mean people can access help without waiting for a therapist, but how does this compare to face-to-face treatment?
A team of surgeons says it has repaired the genitals of a serviceman severely injured by an explosion in Afghanistan. It's the first time a penis has been transplanted to treat a war wound.
This could change the way we treat the condition.
New reports provide an unprecedented look at contaminants leaking from coal ash ponds and landfills. But the chasm between information and environmental protection may deepen thanks to a proposed Trump administration rollback.
In this latest form of self-harming behavior, adolescents anonymously post mean or derogatory comments about themselves on social media as a way of managing feelings of sadness or self-loathing.
An outbreak of infections linked to bagged romaine lettuce has left salad lovers confused. Here are answers to common questions about leafy greens.
Understanding how to throw a punch — before you go all John Wayne on a bad guy — will prevent you from hurting yourself more than whatever you’re swinging at.
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And is it really as bad as people make it out to be?
Long after the shooting at her old high school, Megan Stielstra worries about her father's heart.
The culture of cancer emphasizes "battles" and "beating the disease" and "positive attitudes" and "staying healthy," and that's fine for those who find such aphorisms helpful.
Mucin is a popular ingredient in Korean beauty products like sheet masks. But how do they get the slime?
The total time it took me to run two miles and eat a dozen donuts is only a minute slower than my fastest 5K race. Later, after my stomach settled, friends tell me stories: of how a man choked to death on a giant donut during an eating challenge.
So please keep the conversations to a minimum.
I had to make the toughest decisions a parent could make. But finally it seems to have worked out.
We tend to worry more about unlikely causes of death than about likely causes of death.
My high school boyfriend and I made a bet: he'd learn about my religion, Mormonism, if I took up his religion, running. Neither of us was ready for what came next.
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