Health

Stories of the myriad ways the web affects our health, and what to do about it. Here, we explain the latest news about whether your favorite food is going to kill you or not. Or sometimes we’re just gushing about the latest sex toy.
Web-based medical research still misses minorities, low-income people, study finds
Low-income, poorly educated, and people of color are critically underrepresented in medical research that could benefit them.
Fitness blogger proves number on the scale isn't everything
She aimed for 122 pounds postpartum, but is happier at 140.
How many calories do you burn playing Pokémon Go?
Depends on how much you Pokéstop-and-go
Can toothpaste actually cure zits?
The old wives' tale gets a debunking.
Apple's ResearchKit has turned the iPhone and Apple Watch into powerful tools for mental health testing
The Mood Challenge will fund proposals that use ResearchKit to study mental health.