Prostate cancer is the second deadliest cancer among men, but not all types of the disease are as deadly as others. That has led to confusion over screening. An expert explains why new guidelines make sense.
Hundreds of court cases show that companies are using features of timekeeping software to shortchange workers, a few minutes at a time.
The Santa Fe High School shooting underscores the need for an educational approach to school violence and to examine how students deal with the “status tournament of adolescence.”
With elevated wildfire risks forecast across much of the western US this summer, here’s how travelers can track local conditions, stay out of harm’s way and avoid accidentally starting fires.
Today’s media consumers are being bombarded with bias and sensationalism – and could use a dose of Mad’s media literacy.
The sexual revolution made it acceptable for women to have premarital sex. Yet, an orgasm gap remains. Addressing the cultural forces driving this gap has social implications beyond pleasure itself.
Everybody wants more self-control, but it’s proven difficult to beef up through training. New research suggests that what your social group does might be key to enhancing your own self-control skills.
As Amazon introduces a new smart-home device aimed at children, it’s important to know many internet-connected toys are not secure, putting kids’ security and privacy at risk.
It’s not shallow to be upset by the latest scandals. Learning about the bad behavior of people we admire can harm our very sense of self.
A new program has been show to help parents of preemies use their voice to foster their premature baby’s language development. The findings are hopeful, the researchers behind the program say.
By showing us a world from which mothers are largely absent, Mary Shelley reminds us that the genius of motherhood lies less in biological reproduction than in the capacity to love.
Where people live in the US is still often influenced by racial discrimination. Is the federal government doing enough to carry out the vision of the civil rights era legislation?
The demise of the first academic department dedicated to policing at the University of California has left unanswered questions about the best way to educate cops.
A scholar of literary radicalism asks whether Marx’s writings are at all relevant to the world’s struggles with inequality today and why he’s no longer being relegated to the dustbin of history.
Like their predecessors, today’s feminists can get mired in disagreements over strategies and goals. The celebrated feminist text suggests a more constructive approach
In their coverage of Meghan and Harry, the media are focusing on all of the wrong things. Thankfully, Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy had sharp insights about marriage that still resonate today.