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In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing
by ABBY GOODNOUGH
18 May 2019 at 2:00am
The rise of the more potent fentanyl in its place has put a generation of older users, who had managed their addiction, at far greater risk of overdose.
Deadly Germs, Lost Cures: Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antib...
by ANDREW JACOBS and MICHAEL ADNO
19 May 2019 at 5:29pm
In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans.
A Rare Genetic Mutation Leads to Cancer. The Fix May Already Be in the Drugst...
by GINA KOLATA
17 May 2019 at 11:42am
A common dietary supplement may help overcome mutations in the Pten gene. Should patients take it?
A Daunting Operation Offers Relief to Obese Teenagers
by GINA KOLATA
16 May 2019 at 11:14am
Gastric bypass surgery works as well in adolescents as it does in adults, researchers report. But the procedure requires a major commitment.
A Rival to Botox Invites Doctors to Party in Cancun, With Fireworks, Confetti...
by KATIE THOMAS
15 May 2019 at 2:14pm
Plastic surgeons? Instagram accounts of the weekend trip didn?t note the drug company?s sponsorship, which some ethicists say should be disclosed.
Why Eating Processed Foods Might Make You Fat
by ANAHAD O?CONNOR
16 May 2019 at 9:42am
People who followed a diet of ultra-processed foods ate about 500 more calories a day compared to when they ate a whole foods diet.
Mind: Firing Up the Neural Symphony
by BENEDICT CAREY
14 May 2019 at 2:00am
Scientists are racing to treat brain disabilities with electrical stimulation. Here?s a metaphor to help make sense of the progress.
you asked: Of Age and Pleasure
by JEN GUNTER
16 May 2019 at 11:54am
What can be done to help a woman who is having less-satisfying sexual experiences as she ages?
What Does It Really Mean to Be 6 Weeks Pregnant?
by CHRISTINA CARON
19 May 2019 at 8:07am
So-called ?heartbeat? legislation restricting abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy has started a conversation about when most women actually learn that they?re pregnant.
Maternity Leave for Sponsored Runners
by JEN A. MILLER
18 May 2019 at 5:00am
A video about female runners losing their pay and health insurance if they are pregnant sends ripples through the running world.
U.S. Birthrate Drops 4th Year in a Row, Possibly Echoing the Great Recession
by LIAM STACK
17 May 2019 at 7:05am
The birthrate hit a 32-year low and the fertility rate reached a record low in 2018, bringing the United States more in line with other wealthy countries.
Cystic Fibrosis Patients Turn to Experimental Phage Therapy
by ABBY ELLIN
17 May 2019 at 10:37am
Phages have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, but there is growing interest in the treatment for cystic fibrosis.
House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs
by ABBY GOODNOUGH
16 May 2019 at 5:03pm
Democrats tied several bills together, trying to hold Republicans to promises to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions and rein in drug costs, but the minority party did not bite.
Studies Show: How Much Alcohol Can You Drink Safely?
by KIM TINGLEY
16 May 2019 at 7:19am
That depends on how you do the research ? and then on how you read the results. Here?s what studies show.
Fitness for Bodies That Don?t Fit the Mainstream
by DONNA DE LA CRUZ
16 May 2019 at 2:00am
Workouts tailored to the needs of transgender people who want to build strength after surgery.