A new study in JAMA Psychiatry looks at rates of alcohol use from 2002 to 2013. Alcohol use in general went up, and problem drinking — binging, abuse and dependence — increased even more.
Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812 received rave reviews and 12 Tony nominations, the makings of a Broadway hit. Now, it’s closing, in part because of a controversy over casting and race.
When it comes to pollutant levels, researchers now say where your tuna was caught can make a huge difference. But tracking your yellowfin to the spot it was caught may be tricky.
NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks to Deborah Hellman, a professor at the University of Virginia, about Airbnb’s cancellation of bookings by attendees to a Charlottesville, Va., white nationalist event.
Consumers should avoid Maradol papayas from Mexico, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The outbreak has spread to 16 states, and one death has been reported.
The fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a white police officer drew attention to Ferguson, Mo., three years ago. But since then, few changes have actually been implemented.
Stories about the harms of sugar have consumers wondering whether they should put the apple back on the shelf.
Psychologist Jean Twenge has observed dramatic shifts in behavior among children who go through adolescence with smartphones. They’re spending less time with friends and reporting greater anxiety.
When a meat-and-potatoes white girl from the Midwest fell for an Indian vegetarian, it raised complicated questions about what it means to pass on our food cultures from one generation to the next.
The technical term is diastasis recti, and it affects many new moms. The growing fetus pushes apart the abdominal muscles, and the separation often stays open. But science suggests this fix can work.