RARE AND SERIOUS
Mysterious Polio-Like Infection Takes Hold in Minnesota
Why Is Congenital Syphilis Making a Frightening Comeback?
I ONLY SMOKE WHEN I DRINK
‘Light’ Smoking Is Still Smoking
A large percentage of 18- to 25-year-old women indulge in the occasional cigarette and may not recognize the serious health effects.
Let There Be Science in the Gun Debate
30 Soberest Cities
With Lent upon us, The Daily Beast ranks which cities show restraint when alcohol nears. From Salt Lake (which isn't tops) to Miami (which makes a run), these are the moderation capitals.
The 40 Drunkest Cities
With New Year’s Eve upon us, The Daily Beast ranks which cities are overzealous when it comes to tossing back a few. From Vegas to Milwaukee, these are the towns with an alcohol problem.
8 Diseases Scarier Than Swine Flu
While Americans are losing sleep over the H1N1 virus, researchers are studying other infectious threats. From drug-resistant TB to parasitic worms, Barbara Kantrowitz reports on eight diseases to watch—and worry about.