Disastrous errors by medical examiners have raised questions about whether they are influenced by prejudgments and a close relationship with the police.
The study could pave the way for newborn screening — but the results still need to be corroborated by further research.
The Boppy Company lounger pads, which federal regulators say can cause suffocation, were sold by retailers including Pottery Barn Kids, Walmart, Target and Amazon.
A series of studies in an influential medical journal takes a close look at longstanding gaps in medical care.
Doomsday headlines are nothing new. But over time they can damage your mental health if you’re not careful.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said the sleeper was not safe for infants because of the risk of suffocation.
Vaccines helped people overlook their vulnerabilities even as many of them became suspicious of the benefits of those shots.
Between 1920 and 2020, the average human life span doubled. How did we do it? Science mattered — but so did activism.
Despite the crises of 2020, parents can realistically expect that children born today will outlive them. That wasn’t always the case.
Processing the trauma, and envy, that followed losing a baby.
We spent weeks following women inside the country’s health care system, which has been crippled by a broken economy overseen by an increasingly authoritarian government.