Winter is coming: You're at the lowest weight you'll be all year

Holiday weight gain is real, but there are worse things.

Thanks to IUDs, Unintended Pregnancies Are Falling for the First Time in Decades

All hail long-acting reversible contraceptives.

This Horrifying New Study Shows What Will Happen If We Defund Planned Parenthood

No, women can't just "go somewhere else."

Study Finds Peanut Consumption in Infancy May Prevent Peanut Allergy

Fight fire with fire, and a peanut allergy with peanuts.

There's Some Really Bad News For People Who Love E-Cigarettes

Maybe think twice before switching to e-cigs.

The Case for Vaccinating Your Kids, in One Disturbing Chart

A new report in the New England Journal of Medicine makes the case crystal clear.

There May Be Great News for People Who Love Butter

New research suggests it may be time to rethink your "healthy" diet.

Here's Something That Anti-Vaxx Truthers Definitely Don't Want to Hear

How are they going to explain this one?

What Makes Cities Across the U.S. So Ridiculously Hot?

At this point, it's so hot in Baltimore that the crabs arrive pre-steamed. But what's the science behind the infernal city heat?

Can Americans Do the Mediterranean Diet?

The Mediterranean diet is back on America's radar with the promise of unlimited and healthy chocolate, nuts, and olive oil. But is it sustainable?

3 Myths on Obesity Debunked by Prominent Scientists

Everything you think you know about eating healthily, weight loss, and obesity is wrong. At least, it is if you learned it on the internet and not from a scientist.


Coffee Helps You Live Longer: It Also Curbs Cancer and Grows the Economy

Drink coffee because it's good, but don't treat the drink like it's a health miracle.

Big Government Stifles Biomedical Research

The NIH and the HHS should make all federally funded biomedical and health research publicly available within six months of publication.