E-cigarettes don’t help smokers quit more than other interventions, though financial incentives do, a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine finds.
What is the microbiome? We highlight recent research on the unique communities of trillions of bacteria that we all host.
Do looser advertising standards produce well-informed consumers, or drive needless demand? We examine the research.
Research examining the health effects of bike sharing, distribution of access to these services, use of helmets and more.
Do food labels work? This roundup highlights studies that explore effects of food labeling campaigns on consumer perceptions and purchases.
More adults get checkups and report better health after nurse practitioners gain the autonomy to practice primary care without doctor oversight.
A shorter course of treatment for hepatitis C works just as well as a longer one for black patients.
To improve health outcomes for black men, some researchers are bringing care to non-traditional settings, such as barbershops.
Efforts at improving health equity in Oregon have reduced disparities in primary care visits among African American and Native American people.
An unhealthy economy might portend bad news for physical and mental health.