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Personal Health: A New Drug for A.L.S., but the Diagnosis Remains Dire
by JANE E. BRODY
29 May 2017 at 3:00am
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig?s disease, still has no cure.
Rare Gene Mutations Inspire New Heart Drugs
by GINA KOLATA
24 May 2017 at 2:00pm
Some people carry gene mutations that leave them nearly impervious to heart attacks. Learning how these mutations work has led to a novel experimental treatment.
G.O.P. Health Bill Would Leave 23 Million More Uninsured in a Decade, C.B.O. ...
by ROBERT PEAR
24 May 2017 at 6:02pm
The budget office?s report also found that the bill would reduce federal deficits by $119 billion over a decade, less than the $150 billion in savings projected for an earlier version of the bill.
Ask Well: How Much Sugar Is in a Glass of Wine?
by SOPHIE EGAN
26 May 2017 at 3:00am
Winemakers may add sugar to wine to ?improve? the taste, and sugar content can vary widely.
The New Health Care: Science Needs a Solution for the Temptation of Positive ...
by AARON E. CARROLL
29 May 2017 at 2:30am
The push to achieve new and exciting findings is one reason researchers are having trouble confirming prior studies.
Trump?s Pick for Mental Health ?Czar? Highlights Rift
by BENEDICT CAREY and SHERI FINK
24 May 2017 at 2:00pm
Elinore F. McCance-Katz has promoted drug and hospital treatment as paths to wellness, leaving some who emphasize community and family support skeptical.
Phys Ed: A 1-Hour Walk, 3 Times a Week, Has Benefits for Dementia
by GRETCHEN REYNOLDS
24 May 2017 at 3:00am
Regular, brisk walks improved thinking skills in older people with a common form of age-related memory loss.
Put Your Baby in a Box? Experts Advise Caution
by RACHEL RABKIN PEACHMAN
25 May 2017 at 8:16am
The free cardboard boxes, which double as a baby?s first bed, aren?t regulated and have not been proven to reduce infant mortality.
Op-Ed Contributor: We All Have Pre-existing Conditions
by ELISABETH ROSENTHAL
29 May 2017 at 12:21am
Before Obamacare, insurers often labeled minor maladies pre-existing conditions. Republican health care bills could return us to those days.
Trump?s Proposed Budget Cuts Trouble Bioterrorism Experts
by EMILY BAUMGAERTNER
28 May 2017 at 4:31pm
One aspect of national security would be shortchanged in the president?s budget proposal: protecting against deadly pathogens, man-made or natural.
Trilobites: An Effect of Climate Change You Could Really Lose Sleep Over
by JUSTIN GILLIS
26 May 2017 at 11:00am
Hotter nights in a warming world could have significant effects on how well people sleep, a new study suggests.
McConnell May Have Been Right: It May Be Too Hard to Replace Obamacare
by JENNIFER STEINHAUER and ROBERT PEAR
26 May 2017 at 2:00am
As the legislative realities of replacing the health law become clear, some Republicans are turning their attention to a different target: tax reform.
Opinion: Where Will the Medical Misfits Go?
by RICARDO NUILA
26 May 2017 at 12:21am
Safety-net hospitals keep us all healthy by treating the patients no one else wants. Don?t let Republicans destroy them.
Judge Orders UPS to Pay $247 Million for Illegally Shipping Cigarettes
by MATTHEW HAAG
25 May 2017 at 8:47pm
A federal judge in Manhattan said UPS needed to pay a ?very significant award? to curb future conduct and to send a message to company executives.
Michael Bliss, Historian Who Dispelled Myths of Insulin?s Discovery, Dies at 76
by IAN AUSTEN
26 May 2017 at 3:58pm
Professor Bliss unraveled the story behind the discovery of the hormone, which transformed diabetes from a death sentence into a manageable condition.