Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Addressing misinformation about Zika in Brazil

Some Brazilians escape from Carnival. And when they escape and travel abroad, they are often asked "why in hell are you here instead of celebrating Carnival?"

Health

Researcher launches teen contraceptive website

Friends, the mainstream media and the internet, all potentially unreliable sources, continue to be the way America's young adults find their health information. Research has found that while they trust health professionals ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

For teens, early sex and media exposure not linked

The prevalence of sex in the mainstream media has led many researchers to study its effect on impressionable adolescents. Several published, peer-reviewed studies have indicated that there is a link between exposure to sex ...