Smoke from wildfires contains thousands of individual compounds, including dangerous toxins like carbon monoxide and lead. An environmental toxicologist explains the threat that wildfire smoke poses to human health — and the safety measures you can take.
Medically speaking, menopause is puberty in reverse. But unlike puberty, it’s not welcomed or talked about. We need to change how we view this universal biological transition, says Dr. Jen Gunter.
If we want the people in our lives to put down their steak knives and seriously consider changing their diets, we need to change the conversations we’re having with them, says food innovator Bruce Friedrich. Here’s what to say — and what not to say.
Art therapist Melissa Walker is using masks to allow service members with traumatic brain injuries express their deepest emotions and experiences, helping them and their loved ones.
Catharine Young describes a visit to Liberia, where Ebola may be contained but the public health story has only just begun.