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Study Links Drug Maker Gifts for Doctors to More Overdose Deaths
by ABBY GOODNOUGH
18 Jan 2019 at 11:43am
Counties where doctors got more meals, trips and consulting fees from opioid makers had higher overdose deaths involving prescription opioids.
The New Old Age: Hospitals Stopped Readmitting So Many Medicare Patients. Did...
by PAULA SPAN
19 Jan 2019 at 7:17am
A new government program was supposed to prevent certain Medicare recipients from cycling in and out of hospitals. Now experts worry some older patients are being denied necessary care.
Your Sweat Will See You Now
by APOORVA MANDAVILLI
18 Jan 2019 at 11:58am
A new device ? wearable, wireless and battery free ? improves the ability to monitor and diagnose health problems by analyzing the sweat on your skin.
Does Marijuana Use Cause Schizophrenia?
by BENEDICT CAREY
18 Jan 2019 at 8:19am
As the drug becomes more popular, concerns have been raised that its use can lead to psychotic disorders. Here?s what scientists know for sure, and what they don?t.
F.D.A. Panel Splits on Whether to Approve New Diabetes Drug
by KATIE THOMAS
17 Jan 2019 at 3:13pm
The advisory committee voted 8-8 on approving the drug, to be called Zynquista, which would be the first oral medication for people with Type 1 diabetes.
The Elderly and Driving: When Is It Time to Hit the Brakes?
by THE NEW YORK TIMES
18 Jan 2019 at 10:37pm
Prince Philip, 97, was involved in a car accident outside London. For families everywhere, the incident raises all-too-familiar questions.
Sacklers Directed Efforts to Mislead Public About OxyContin, New Documents In...
by BARRY MEIER
16 Jan 2019 at 6:28am
A filing in a Massachusetts lawsuit contains dozens of internal Purdue Pharma documents suggesting the family was far more involved than the company has long contended.
Ask Well: What Is a Fecal Transplant, and Why Would I Want One?
by RICHARD KLASCO, M.D.
18 Jan 2019 at 2:00am
Fecal transplant is used to treat gut infections and is now being studied as a treatment for obesity, urinary tract infections, irritable bowel syndrome and more.
The Strange Marketplace for Diabetes Test Strips
by TED ALCORN
15 Jan 2019 at 8:03am
It is legal to resell unused test strips for blood glucose, and many patients do, driving an unusual trade online and on the streets.
Why Do We Hurt Robots?
by JONAH ENGEL BROMWICH
19 Jan 2019 at 3:00am
They are like us, but unlike us, and both fearsome and easy to bully.
Yoga and Veterans: A Different Kind of Warrior
by JENNIFER STEINHAUER, CHRISTIE HEMM KLOK, COLE WILSON, GABRIELLA DEMCZUK and ILANA PANICH-LINSMAN
19 Jan 2019 at 2:00am
Many members of the military now include yoga ? often taught by veterans ? as an element of their workout routine, and veterans turn to the practice for therapeutic applications.
Dr. John Mendelsohn, 82, Researcher Who Led Top Cancer Center, Dies
by KATIE THOMAS
18 Jan 2019 at 8:42am
After pioneering a targeted cancer therapy, he oversaw MD Anderson in Houston as it gained a reputation as the nation?s top cancer hospital.
What?s So ?Indecent? About Female Pleasure?
by VALERIYA SAFRONOVA
18 Jan 2019 at 10:02am
A consumer technology innovation award was revoked from a company that makes a hands-free sex toy. The reason, some believe, is that the product is made for women.
Doctors: A ?Sentimental Journey? in the Cancer Clinic
by MIKKAEL A. SEKERES, M.D.
17 Jan 2019 at 2:04am
I am a firm believer in the ability of music to help people express their emotions, hopes and fears, making their medical conditions more tolerable.
Meanwhile: Radon Causes Cancer. These Tourists Drink It Up
by WENDY MACNAUGHTON
17 Jan 2019 at 12:00pm
The E.P.A. warns that radon causes cancer. But some tourists head to mines in Montana to soak it up.