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2019 has seen the most measles cases in 20 years, CDC says

The lure of computers means Americans are sitting more than before

That mental health app might share your data without telling you

Marijuana legalization looks promising, but plenty of questions remain

Why Juul and Republican lawmakers want to raise the minimum vaping age

Binge-watching news of terror attacks creates a vicious cycle

Rigorous new study of employee wellness programs suggests they may not be very effective

How big data for DNA puts you at risk — even if you’ve never taken a test

Getting Scott Kelly’s blood back to Earth was a logistical nightmare

Scott Kelly’s year in space highlights risks to DNA and brains

Unlocking the secrets hidden inside your voice

Amazon’s Alexa can handle patient information now — what does that mean for privacy?

Amazon’s Alexa now handles patient health information

Health care’s huge cybersecurity problem

The armchair psychologist who ticked off YouTube

E-cigarette users are reporting seizures to the FDA

The potentially perilous promise of food allergen sensors

Snuggling hedgehogs isn’t worth the salmonella says the CDC

Why it’s so hard to talk about e-cigarette risks

Apple Watch EKG features now available in Europe with watchOS 5.2 update

Why a New York county banned unvaccinated children from public spaces

Why it matters that Madam Secretary is fighting vaccine misinformation

Sperm from a frozen chunk of testicle helped create this baby monkey

New research targets anti-vaccination comments on Facebook

Anesthesia can help patients forget a disturbing memory

Who’s to blame for the neurotoxin that’s poisoning the Pacific?

Apple and Stanford’s Apple Watch study identified irregular heartbeats in over 2,000 patients

Why companies want to mine the secrets in your voice

Flavored vapes draw FDA ire, with some exceptions

DNA testing company will now let users opt out of helping the FBI

A doctor explains how artificial intelligence could improve the patient-doctor bond

The FDA approved a new ketamine depression drug — here’s what’s next