Sometimes discoveries derived from patients' medical data become the foundation of new profit-making companies. A fledgling industry wants to help patients get a cut of the cash.
In Pennsylvania's iconic Philadelphia suburb of Bucks County, there's one thing Republicans and Democrats agree on: The country's health care system is broken and getting worse.
Psychologists' couches are filling up as Americans seek relief from Trump Anxiety Disorder.
You're not the odd one out when everyone's a bit odd.
It's not what you eat, but when you eat that matters.
The FDA also sent letters to 21 other vape companies to find out if they’re marketing their products illegally.
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There are, unfortunately, many parallels between sugar and drugs of abuse.
Viewers are outraged that some of the site’s biggest celebrities have partnered with a controversial online counseling service.
Australian Matt Fox wanted to discover how top athletes became so good. He learnt a lot from runners such as Eliud Kipchoge.
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The reality of living with Body Integrity Identity Disorder — a psychological condition where sufferers believe that they have been born with a part of their body that should not be there.
At 22, Karl Knights has been living with depression for more than eight years. At university, he spiraled into the longest depressive episode he had ever faced, until one night he broke down and everything changed. Enter his mind to find out how it felt.
"This is like claiming you saved people from drowning after you put a hole in the side of the ship."
Dr. Timothy Crombleholme has dedicated his career to operating on the smallest, most vulnerable patients.
Fitness vlogger Cassey Ho may have perfected the thirst trap, but she needed help to do it.
Social media has created a world in which everyone seems ecstatic – apart from us. Is there any way for people to curb their resentment?
Have you ever smelled odors other people can't smell? If you have, you may have experienced phantosmia — the medical name for a smell hallucination.
In some states, a distance of a few miles might mean a life expectancy drop of nearly 30 years.
Companies are now learning that something can be squeezed from sleep after all.
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