Between 1997 and 2016, spending on direct-to-consumer healthcare advertising skyrocketed, from $2.1 billion to $9.6 billion. Where advertising once represented 12% of total medical marketing expenditures, it came to represent 32%. There was a time…

In Hamburg, Germany, estimated life expectancy in the city's poorer neighborhoods still trails wealthier neighborhoods by 13 years. Juergen Sack/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Juergen Sack/Getty Images In Hamburg, Germany, estimated life expectancy in…

What's the beef with red meat?: The origins of the dilemma A mere 4 years ago, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) made the announcement that people should drastically…

Welcome to Passport Nutrition. We’re mapping the flavors of the world one country at a time by speaking with people who wrap their careers around cuisine as well as those who simply savor an hour…