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Fidget spinners, a popular spinning toy, was included in World Against Toys Causing Harm’s yearly summer toy safety advisory because of the potential for a choking hazard. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Fidget spinners, hoverboards top summer safety warning list
4 hours 5 min ago
An Okla. doctor prescribed so many painkillers, she's been charged with murdering her patients, authorities say
13 hours 43 min ago
June 24, 2017
Carol Bursack of Minding Our Elders
Bursack: Nursing home staff may not always foresee an approaching death
June 24, 2017 - 7:03am
June 22, 2017
The Health 202: What's in the Senate health-care bill
June 22, 2017 - 9:37am
June 21, 2017
David Howell Evans, better known as The Edge of the rock band U2, in Washington. Washington Post photo by Ricky Carioti.
U2's The Edge talks up food as an anti-cancer weapon
June 21, 2017 - 5:00am
June 20, 2017
Dr. Susan Mathison, Positively Beautiful columnist
Oh my aching head: Advice for headache and migraine sufferers
June 20, 2017 - 9:03am
June 17, 2017
Carol Bursack of Minding Our Elders
Minding our Elders: Cruel remarks follow plan to move husband into a nursing home
June 17, 2017 - 7:23am
June 15, 2017
The old St. Joseph’s hospital building in Dickinson could soon become a mental health facility. (Sydney Mook / The Dickinson Press)
Old St. Joe's hospital could become mental health facility
June 15, 2017 - 10:34pm
Soil is full of microbes that produce toxins to kill their neighbors, which makes it a great source for antibiotic drugs. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Wendy Galietta.
In the hunt for new antibiotics, scientists hit pay dirt
June 15, 2017 - 1:30pm
June 14, 2017
Science may be able to provide sunless tans by changing skin's pigmentation
June 14, 2017 - 5:02pm
June 12, 2017
Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by Anna_Gavrylova/Thinkstock
Finding health advice on the internet? Listen, but be skeptical.
June 12, 2017 - 9:53am
Dr. Susan Mathison, Positively Beautiful columnist
Feeling overwhelmed by social media? 5 ways to take back your power
June 12, 2017 - 7:57am
June 10, 2017
Carol Bursack of Minding Our Elders
Minding Our Elders: Often surgery seems the only choice, yet results can devastate
June 10, 2017 - 9:43am
June 9, 2017
In October 2015, at 24 years old, Seth Lardy (right) was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia. In order to manage the chronic disease, he takes at least 12 medications daily. Beth Leipholtz / Forum News Service
Despite a rare cancer diagnosis and $12,000-a-month medication, this couple is staying positive
June 9, 2017 - 1:04pm
June 8, 2017
British musician Phil Collins attends a film premiere in Los Angeles, California March 17, 2012. REUTERS/Gus Ruelas/File Photo
Phil Collins gets stitches after fall leaves him with 'severe gash' on his head
June 8, 2017 - 10:25am
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