New database helps retailers combat abuse. The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program, known best for its red, yellow and green sustainable seafood-rating scheme, is unveiling its first Seafood Slavery Risk Tool Thursday

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Patients and their advocates are getting an ever-larger voice in how medical research is carried out. They participate in the design of experiments and have a greater say in what outcomes they care about most — and it’s not always simply living longer

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Among midwives and doulas, there’s a belief that no one should feel alone during life’s mystifying, sometimes terrifying, start. A growing number of people believe death should be no different.

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