Experts discuss what kind of healthcare reform to expect from the incoming Trump Administration.
Self-driving cars are being developed more rapidly than most experts thought possible. But even if they’re technically possible, can we be assured of their safety?
We discuss the mental health benefits of owning a dog, and the Americans with Disabilities Act requirements for emotional support animals.
High risk organ donations and even organs carrying diseases that never would have been acceptable before are now able to be used if recipients accept them.
Virtually all animals with a backbone yawn, but scientists don’t know what purpose it serves or why yawns are so contagious.
During the Halloween season, many people seek out frightening experiences. This controlled fear has a psychological and developmental purpose, as an expert explains.
Genetic testing is now available to consumers to satisfy a variety of desires, however, risks come with what doctors say is incomplete knowledge.
Research shows many homeless men have suffered a traumatic brain injury, raising the possibility that TBIs may cause behaviors directly leading to homelessness.
People who are adopted have more psychological problems than others, yet they also tend to have other psychological strengths.
Tickling is a unique application of the sense of touch that surprisingly has developmental and cultural importance.
Specially trained crisis intervention teams have spread around the country to prevent deaths, injuries, and unneccessary incarceration.
We hear little about leprosy today, but it still exists, and because it’s now treatable, often the stigma is worse than the disease.
Strep infection may prompt a severe reaction in some children, causing their own immune system to attack cells in the brain.
Some people who have a stroke in the brain stem suffer from a condition where they are fully aware yet cannot move a muscle, except for sometimes the eyes.
Studies show that doctors are as biased as the rest of us against people who are overweight, resulting in lectures, misdiagnoses, and patients who avoid the doctor.