The North American food system prioritizes food that is inexpensive and fills the belly, without nourishing families, cultures, or social networks. We have much to learn.
Looking back at human history from our polluted, sedentary urban lives, we can easily elevate our Paleolithic past. But was it all we imagine?
As the number of sufferers continues to rise, some researchers are moving in new directions to figure out how culture and lifestyle shape disease outcomes.
Pregnancy loss is a common part of women's reproductive lives. Learning how women in different cultures process the experience can help all of us find meaning in misfortune.
As an increasingly complex picture of schizophrenia emerges, researchers are recognizing that a more individualized and humane approach is needed to better understand and treat the condition.
An anthropologist's search for answers to her own cancer diagnosis raises questions for all of us.