A father reflects on an experience that is becoming more common

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Astronauts on long-duration flights will need access to more than just routine care

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Some patients refuse to answer. Many doctors don’t ask. As the number of Americans with dementia rises, health professionals are grappling with when and how to pose the question: “Do you have guns at home?”

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Animals like chimpanzees are autonomous beings with rich emotional lives, says animal rights lawyer Steven Wise. He’s working to get courts to recognize them as “legal persons” and grant them rights

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Advance reveals genetic factors that require mammals to reproduce using two sexes

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When people living with HIV walk out of prison, they leave with up to a month’s worth of HIV medication in their pockets. What they don’t necessarily leave with is access to health care or the services that will keep them healthy in the long term

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A doctor explains how a new rule proposed by the Trump administration would force vulnerable people to make impossible decisions

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A comprehensive account of the whistleblowers’ side of a scandal that rocked the most hallowed halls in science. This still-unfolding saga is a cautionary tale about corruption, hype, and power that raises profound questions about how to uphold integrity in scientific research

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