Despite regulatory hurdles, a growing body of scholarship is answering important questions about the health impacts of medical and recreational pot.
A review of 185 papers finds male fertility in developed countries has fallen over 50 percent in less than 40 years, with significant public health implications.
When we flush, Prozac, cocaine and antibiotics trickle into the ecosystem. Researchers are just beginning to understand their effects.
High-fructose corn syrup is found in many foods today. We profile the latest research on the sweetener’s association with obesity, diabetes and liver disease.
How much do Americans smoke? Not nearly as much as they used to. But e-cigarettes are exploding in popularity. And sales of traditional cigarettes are not falling as quickly as they were.
Living in a crime-prone neighborhood can be stressful. Researchers in Scotland have found a connection between premature births and low birthweights.
Lesbian, gay and bisexual adolescents suffer significantly higher rates of violence and engage in riskier behavior than their straight peers, according to an unprecedented survey from the CDC.
A study by Yale University scholars suggests doctors' political affiliation influences their approach to health issues such as marijuana use, abortion and firearm storage.
2016 paper in Population Studies measures how many more workers it would take to meet the financial needs of aging populations in developed countries.
A study by Harvard University and the University of California, San Francisco focuses on the correlation between mental health and the risk for heart-related diseases