Worship, by reducing stress, may be the secret to longer and healthier lives.
As people who live near hydraulic fracking have long complained, the process seems to poison their water. A new paper measures the distance prospectors should keep from water supplies.
Two recent papers project how inland communities will be negatively affected by climate change and predict destabilizing migrations.
This collection of research studies and reports looks at child deaths in hot vehicles, including how the conditions inside automobiles contribute to heat stroke and death.
Talk of fake news dominated the 2016 presidential election cycle. New research examines how people fall for such disinformation.
An estimated 603.7 million adults and 107.7 million children worldwide were obese in 2015, according to new estimates published in The New England Journal of Medicine. China and the U.S. had the highest number of
As the planet warms, record-breaking heat waves have become a public health crisis in developing countries like India, where the heat has killed thousands in recent years.
A federal program that subsidizes minority-owned businesses is not equipping them for success, a new study finds.
Millions of people have turned to crowdfunding platforms to raise money for medical care and stave off bankruptcy. This collection of research examines the trend from multiple angles.
Mass shootings in the United States used to hurt the stock value of publicly listed gun makers. That effect has worn off, however, as the violence has become customary.