Transgender people who had been exposed to conversion therapy were twice as likely to attempt suicide as those who had never undergone such therapies, a new study shows.
  • Sep 11, 2019
The disease, which can have devastating consequences, is almost entirely preventable.
  • Aug 30, 2019
DNA from hundreds of thousands of people revealed a handful of genetic variants connected with same-sex sexual behavior.
  • Aug 29, 2019
Death rates from heart disease, diabetes and stroke have been decreasing, but the rates are not decreasing as much as they once were — amplifying concerns that the obesity epidemic is undoing progress in the fight for heart health.
  • Aug 27, 2019
State and federal health officials are investigating dozens of cases of mystery lung illnesses related to vaping in young people across the country. The states include California, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
  • Aug 16, 2019
U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed graphic health warnings for cigarette packages to raise further awareness about smoking risks.
  • Aug 15, 2019
Tito Anchondo, who lost his beloved brother and sister-in-law in the El Paso rampage, said he chose to take his orphaned nephew to meet President Trump and the first lady.
  • Aug 9, 2019
Studies of mass shooters find a fraction have mental health issues, and there's little to no evidence for a link to video games.
  • Aug 5, 2019
The risk of premature birth increased among Latina women after the election, a new study found. Beyond pregnancies, other studies have found increased fear, anxiety and anger among Latino youth since President Trump’s election.
  • Jul 19, 2019