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Why Are These Mice Hallucinating? Scientists Are in Their Heads

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New laser technology appeared to trigger particular images in the brains of lab mice.

July 18th 2019, 3:23 pm

This New Liquid is Magnetic, and Mesmerizing

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Scientists have created “soft” magnets that can flow and change shape, and that could be a boon to medicine and robotics.

July 18th 2019, 2:23 pm

Uterine Fibroids and Heavy Periods

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A reader asks about the cause of uterine fibroids and their consequences.

July 18th 2019, 2:05 pm

An Airline Told a Breastfeeding Woman to Cover Up. Social Media Weighed In.

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The Dutch carrier KLM told customers that it might ask mothers to cover themselves while breastfeeding onboard if other passengers were offended.

July 18th 2019, 10:35 am

Dream of Retiring Abroad? The Reality: Medicare Doesn’t Travel Well

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More U.S. retirees are moving away, and they are finding that Medicare doesn’t pay for health care outside the country. The solution: Mixing coverages.

July 18th 2019, 6:30 am

Feeling Lonely? Perhaps You’d Like to Talk to Some Strangers

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To fight isolation, several groups are working to create in-person connections by bringing strangers together.

July 18th 2019, 5:18 am

Arthritis Is Tied to Heart Disease Risk

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Men and women with osteoarthritis of the hips or knees were at higher risk of dying from heart disease or heart failure.

July 18th 2019, 5:18 am

A Messy Exit Leaves Planned Parenthood at a Philosophical Crossroads

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The departure of Planned Parenthood’s president, Leana Wen, underscores a central tension: Is it a political organization first, or a health organization? And can it be both?

July 17th 2019, 8:55 pm

Earlier Ebola Outbreaks, and How the World Overcame Them

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Hemorrhagic fever inspires almost mythic terror, but whether it can be beaten depends more on people than on medical advances.

July 17th 2019, 6:21 pm

Intensive Anti-H.I.V. Efforts Meet With Mixed Success in Africa

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Scientists tested a costly approach to curbing the AIDS epidemic: Test everyone in the community, and treat anyone who is infected.

July 17th 2019, 5:21 pm

Maty Ezraty, Who Spread Her Yoga Methods Globally, Dies at 55

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If you’ve ever taken a yoga class in the United States, the chances are you were influenced by Ms. Ezraty’s techniques.

July 17th 2019, 4:45 pm

Do Service Dogs Help Treat PTSD? V.A. Still Doesn’t Know

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The V.A. was mandated to study the use of service dogs as a mental-health treatment for veterans almost a decade ago. But repeated setbacks have held up the results.

July 17th 2019, 4:35 pm

Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Is Declared a Global Health Emergency

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The World Health Organization issued the order as the ebola virus has infected more than 2,500 people and killed more than 1,660.

July 17th 2019, 3:33 pm

Congo’s Ebola Epidemic Is Declared a Global Health Emergency

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The World Health Organization issued the order as the disease has spread and caused more than 1,660 deaths.

July 17th 2019, 2:03 pm

Born to Walk Barefoot

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Shoes protect our feet, but they also alter our strides and could increase the wear on our leg joints.

July 17th 2019, 1:03 pm

The Sad Truth About Sleep-Tracking Devices and Apps

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Our personal tech columnist tracked his sleep for two weeks with an Apple Watch and some software. Here’s why he concluded it was a pointless exercise.

July 17th 2019, 9:27 am

Google Glass Has an Afterlife as a Device to Teach Autistic Children

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Privacy concerns caused the computerized eyewear to fail with the general public. But researchers believe it could help autistic children learn to recognize emotion and make eye contact.

July 17th 2019, 5:06 am

To Help Smokers Quit, Pay Them

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Whether the incentive was under $100 or over $700, paying people to quit seemed to be effective.

July 16th 2019, 9:18 pm

A Better Way to Manage Your Period? Try the Menstrual Cup, Scientists Say

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The reusable, bell-like devices unfold in the vagina to stanch menstrual flow. They are as effective as sanitary pads and tampons, according to a new analysis — and less expensive.

July 16th 2019, 6:48 pm

States Are Making Progress on Opioids. Now the Money That’s Helping Them May Dry Up

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Billions in federal grants for treatment and prevention programs are set to end next year. The Trump administration has not said whether it will seek to extend them.

July 16th 2019, 4:30 pm

High Blood Pressure and High Cholesterol May Pose Special Risks in Young Adults

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Men and women under 40 may be at risk for heart failure or heart disease if they have hypertension or high levels of “bad” cholesterol.

July 16th 2019, 1:57 pm

Healthy Lifestyle May Reduce Dementia Risk

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Healthful eating and exercise might lower dementia risk in those who are genetically predisposed to developing Alzheimer’s disease.

July 16th 2019, 1:41 pm

Netflix Deletes ‘13 Reasons Why’ Suicide Scene

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Two months after a study linked the series to an increase in suicide rates, Netflix removed a graphic scene.

July 16th 2019, 10:25 am

Conjoined Twins, Linked at Skull, Are Separated in London Hospital

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Safa and Marwa Ullah, who were born in Pakistan, were separated in a 50-hour series of operations at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

July 16th 2019, 8:55 am

Cutting 300 Calories a Day Shows Health Benefits

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Calorie restriction led to weight loss, lower cholesterol and less inflammation. Whether it extends life span and wards off disease long-term remains unproven.

July 16th 2019, 5:20 am

The 5G Health Hazard That Isn’t

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How one scientist and his inaccurate chart led to unwarranted fears of wireless technology.

July 16th 2019, 3:20 am

Sunglasses That Help Your Eyes as Well as Your Look

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Lenses that transition in sunlight to become sunglasses help protect eyes from dust, bugs, drying breezes and, most important of all, the damaging effects of ultraviolet light.

July 15th 2019, 2:10 pm

Polio Cases Surge in Pakistan and Afghanistan

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False rumors that children are fainting or dying have led parents to turn away vaccinators, threatening the campaign to eradicate the disease.

July 15th 2019, 2:10 pm

Ebola Outbreak Reaches Major City in Congo, Renewing Calls for Emergency Order

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The year-old outbreak has now reached Goma, a heavily populated city near the border with Rwanda. The W.H.O. will ask experts again to decide whether to issue a declaration that could increase funding to fight the disease spread.

July 15th 2019, 12:48 pm

Shielding Kids From the Sun Isn’t Just About Sunscreen

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Experts say other steps should include seeking shade, avoiding the most intense hours of sun exposure and wearing hats and clothing to protect the skin.

July 15th 2019, 5:29 am

He Emerged From Prison a Potent Symbol of H.I.V. Criminalization

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Michael L. Johnson, a gay athlete convicted of not disclosing his H.I.V. status to sexual partners, was released 25 years early and has become a galvanizing force to overhaul laws.

July 14th 2019, 9:41 am

What You Need to Know About Resistant Urinary Tract Infections

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U.T.I.s are one of the world’s most common infections but many of the drugs used to treat them have become less effective as resistance to antibiotics grows.

July 13th 2019, 3:30 pm

Urinary Tract Infections Affect Millions. The Cures Are Faltering.

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As the infections become increasingly resistant to antibiotics, some standard treatments no longer work for an ailment that was once easily cured.

July 13th 2019, 3:30 pm

‘With Me Nearly Always’: Readers on Emotional Support Animals

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How pets have changed the lives of people living with anxiety, pain or grief.

July 13th 2019, 11:17 am

Celebrating the World Cup as a Triumph for Women’s Sports

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Watching the soccer championship was the first time I’ve felt women were being recognized as the incredible athletes that they can be.

July 13th 2019, 8:12 am

In Hawaii, Rat Lungworm Disease Infects People but Eludes Researchers

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A brain-invading parasite has made nearly 100 people sick in Hawaii in the last decade. How worried should health officials be?

July 12th 2019, 1:58 pm

Rene Favaloro, a Pioneering Surgeon, Is Honored in Today’s Google Doodle

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Dr. Favaloro, a leader in heart-bypass surgery and a revered figure in Argentina, died in 2000.

July 12th 2019, 12:10 pm

22 States Considered Eliminating the ‘Tampon Tax’ This Year. Here’s What Happened.

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Menstrual products are subject to sales taxes in 35 states, and lawmakers’ efforts to exempt them have floundered. Now supporters of ‘menstrual equity’ are considering legal action.

July 12th 2019, 5:21 am

Andrew Dibner, Medical Alert Pioneer, Is Dead at 93

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Concerned about what happens when people fall and can’t reach a telephone to call an ambulance, Mr. Dibner, a psychologist, developed a system to help.

July 11th 2019, 4:55 pm

Francine Shapiro, Developer of Eye-Movement Therapy, Dies at 71

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Dr. Shapiro’s technique for dealing with trauma was initially met with some skepticism. But it has attracted devotees worldwide.

July 11th 2019, 3:54 pm

After 40 Weeks of Pregnancy, Risk of Stillbirth Rises

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When pregnancies last for 40 weeks or longer, there is an increase in the risk of stillbirth and neonatal death.

July 11th 2019, 12:10 pm

President Trump Withdraws Plan to Eliminate Drug Price Rebates

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The proposal would have lowered costs under Medicare for consumers needing expensive drugs, but would have raised Medicare premiums.

July 11th 2019, 9:37 am

Rolling Out the Welcome Mat for Travelers With Autism

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A growing number of theme parks, hotels and special attractions are introducing autism training and sensory guides.

July 11th 2019, 5:16 am

Sugary Drinks Linked to Cancer Onset

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Those who drank the most sugar-sweetened drinks and fruit juices had higher rates of cancer, including breast cancer.

July 10th 2019, 6:44 pm

How to Disclose a Disability to Your Employer (and Whether You Should)

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If you, like thousands of others, live with a visible or invisible disability, here’s what you need to know if you want to tell your employer.

July 10th 2019, 5:44 pm

How Cameron Boyce’s Epilepsy May Have Caused His Death at 20

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The Disney Channel star’s family released a statement confirming his medical condition, which led to a fatal seizure over the weekend. In the U.S., about 2,600 people a year die from a disorder known as sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.

July 10th 2019, 4:57 pm

When Patients Need Opioids to Ease the Pain

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Some patients genuinely need powerful painkillers to make their excruciating existence at least somewhat tolerable.

July 10th 2019, 4:44 pm

This Drug, Underused in the U.S., May Help Make H.I.V. Very Rare in Australia

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The most recent advance in Australia’s decades-long fight against the virus is the rapid adoption of a preventive drug regimen known as PrEP.

July 10th 2019, 3:27 pm

Even Moderate Air Pollution May Lead to Lung Disease

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Exposure to pollutants had harmful effects similar to that from smoking.

July 10th 2019, 2:08 pm

A Skull Bone Discovered in Greece May Alter the Story of Human Prehistory

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The bone, found in a cave, is the oldest modern human fossil ever discovered in Europe. It hints that humans began leaving Africa far earlier than once thought.

July 10th 2019, 1:25 pm

Two U.K. Hospitals Allow Vape Shops in Bid to Promote Smoking Ban

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Although e-cigarettes have met with criticism in the United States, public health officials in Britain have embraced their use as effective for people who want to quit smoking.

July 10th 2019, 11:55 am

Trump Proposes Ways to Improve Care for Kidney Disease

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The administration set ambitious goals to move people out of traditional dialysis and to encourage more organ transplants.

July 10th 2019, 11:20 am

How Music Can Rev Up a High-Intensity Workout

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Volunteers reported enjoying intense exercise most when upbeat music was playing, compared to when they heard a podcast or nothing.

July 10th 2019, 5:07 am

C.D.C. Investigates Rare Type of Paralysis in Children

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Cases of acute flaccid myelitis afflicted more than 200 children last year, but much about the illness is still a mystery.

July 9th 2019, 6:39 pm

This Cockatoo Thinks He Can Dance

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Researchers have become convinced that Snowball, a YouTube sensation, and perhaps other animals, share humans’ sensitivity to music. He certainly has his own moves.

July 9th 2019, 3:05 pm

Supplements and Diets for Heart Health Show Limited Proof of Benefit

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Some supplements may actually be harmful for cardiovascular health.

July 9th 2019, 1:06 pm

An Elite Athlete’s Real-Life Training Plan

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The surprise winner of last year’s Leadville 100 ultramarathon credits the performance-enhancing power of parenthood.

July 9th 2019, 7:00 am

To Reduce Hospital Noise, Researchers Create Alarms That Whistle and Sing

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Why do medical devices sound so terrible? A group of clinicians, psychologists, musicians and designers are developing signals that are less startling and more informative. Listen here.

July 9th 2019, 6:48 am

Obamacare in Jeopardy as Appeals Court Hears Case Backed by Trump

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Millions could lose health coverage if a lower-court ruling striking down the law is upheld.

July 9th 2019, 5:30 am

Judge Blocks Trump Rule Requiring Drug Companies to List Prices in TV Ads

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A federal court judge said the Health and Human Services Department had overreached its regulatory authority in trying to force drugmakers to disclose their prices.

July 8th 2019, 8:06 pm

When ‘Bad’ Cholesterol Gets Too Low, Stroke Risk May Rise

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LDL levels below 70 were tied to an increased risk of hemorrhagic stroke.

July 8th 2019, 1:51 pm

Aid in Dying Soon Will be Available to More Americans. Few Will Choose It.

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By October, more than one in five U.S. adults will be able to obtain lethal prescriptions if terminally ill. But for those who try, obstacles remain.

July 8th 2019, 11:02 am

Standing Out From the Herd

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In some species, individual animals can be distinguished by unique identifiers, not unlike human fingerprints.

July 8th 2019, 11:02 am

The Challenge of Caring for a Stroke Patient

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A young woman’s struggle to help a husband whose brain was suddenly scrambled.

July 8th 2019, 11:02 am

Even Researchers Don’t Know Which Doctors Medicare Advantage Covers

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A study found Google was more accurate than the program’s physician directories.

July 8th 2019, 5:30 am

Running With My Mom: First Steps Toward the New York City Marathon

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At different ages and paces, a mother and daughter figure out their racing rhythm together.

July 6th 2019, 8:15 am

Chief During Turmoil at Children’s Hospital May Be Next UNC President

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Dr. William Roper led the UNC Health Care system, which is being investigated over concerns about its pediatric heart surgery program during his tenure.

July 5th 2019, 1:20 pm

Saving for a Future Complicated by the Loss of Sight and Sound

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Blind and deaf Americans, who are in the labor force at lower rates than the able-bodied, have sued large financial institutions to try to remove the obstacles to managing their money.

July 5th 2019, 7:16 am

Reflux Drugs Tied to Bone Fractures in Children

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Infants are often given acid-suppressing medicines to treat gastroesophageal reflux, but the drugs may affect the bones.

July 5th 2019, 5:15 am

What Do Teenagers Need? Ask the Family Dog

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Pets provide comforts that seem tailor-made for the stresses of normal adolescent development.

July 4th 2019, 5:09 am

What Would Giving Health Care to Undocumented Immigrants Mean?

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Nearly every Democrat running for president supports the idea, a sharp change from even a few years ago. Here’s a look at the policy behind the politics.

July 3rd 2019, 7:22 pm

Stored in Synapses: How Scientists Completed a Map of the Roundworm’s Brain

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Redrawing neural connections led to new clues about sex differences in scientists’ favorite model organism.

July 3rd 2019, 6:05 pm

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Dementia

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Androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer is associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

July 3rd 2019, 4:19 pm

New Weapons Against Cancer: Millions of Bacteria Programmed to Kill

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Genetically modified microbes release “nanobodies” that alert the immune system to cancer in mice, scientists report.

July 3rd 2019, 11:32 am

Why So Many of Us Don’t Lose Weight When We Exercise

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Most of us eat more when we exercise, and though it may be just a few extra bites a day, the result is weight gain.

July 3rd 2019, 5:28 am

The Zika Virus Is Still a Threat. Here’s What Experts Know.

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The mosquito-transmitted virus, which can cause severe birth defects, faded after 2016, but it’s still circulating and has now spread to other countries.

July 2nd 2019, 4:51 pm

Elizabeth Warren Calls on Former F.D.A. Chief to Quit Pfizer Board

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The Democratic presidential candidate rebuked Dr. Scott Gottlieb, saying his decision to align with a major drug company “smacks of corruption.”

July 2nd 2019, 2:32 pm

Zika Is Still a Threat. Here Is What Public Health Experts Know.

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The mosquito-transmitted virus, which can cause severe birth defects, faded after 2016, but it’s still circulating and has now spread to other countries.

July 2nd 2019, 2:21 pm

Should We All Take the Slow Road to Love?

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Millennials are going on fewer dates, having less sex and marrying later. Do they know something about love that the rest of us don’t?

July 2nd 2019, 5:29 am

Scientists Took an M.R.I. Scan of an Atom

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The hospital technology, typically used to identify human ailments, captured perhaps the world’s smallest magnetic resonance image.

July 1st 2019, 11:17 am

Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite

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They have returned with a vengeance. Scientists are scrambling to find new ways to exterminate them.

July 1st 2019, 10:47 am

10 Medical Myths We Should Stop Believing. Doctors, Too

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Researchers identified nearly 400 common medical practices and theories that were contradicted by rigorous studies. Here are some of the most notable.

July 1st 2019, 10:35 am

Toddler Dies From E. Coli Linked to Contact With Animals at San Diego County Fair

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Officials say a 2-year-old boy, who died on June 24, was one of four children who showed symptoms of E. coli after coming in contact with animals at the fair in June.

July 1st 2019, 10:35 am

Reversing the Damage of a Stroke

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For one patient, a decade of recovery took determination, persistence and the courage to weather repeated setbacks.

July 1st 2019, 10:35 am

Keeping the Fun in Children’s Sports

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“The evidence shows that what makes sports really fun for kids is trying hard, making progress, being a good sport, experiencing positive coaching.”

July 1st 2019, 5:12 am

‘Pear-Shaped’ May Be Healthier Than ‘Apple-Shaped’

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Older women with more fat around the middle had a higher risk for heart disease compared to those with fat around the thighs.

June 30th 2019, 7:20 pm

Luis Alvarez, Champion of 9/11 Responders, Dies at 53

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A former New York City police officer, he developed cancer 16 years after spending three months seeking survivors and victims’ remains in Lower Manhattan in 2001.

June 29th 2019, 9:02 am

America’s Biggest Road Race Is Atlanta’s Fourth of July Tradition

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This year will be the 50th running of the Peachtree Road Race.

June 29th 2019, 8:32 am

Conquering More Than the Usual Worries at Summer Camp

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At this camp, the activities are designed to help children with anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorders.

June 28th 2019, 12:44 pm

French Court Paves Way to End Life Support for Man in Vegetative State

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The family of Vincent Lambert, 42, has been bitterly divided over his fate because he did not leave written instructions about his end-of-life wishes.

June 28th 2019, 11:43 am

How Do You Treat Positional Vertigo?

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A common type of dizziness can be treated with a simple head maneuver.

June 28th 2019, 10:56 am

Democrats Confront Divisions Over Health Care in Debate

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The “show of hands” question underscores how an issue that united the party in 2018 has potential to fracture it in 2020.

June 28th 2019, 10:56 am

Sneaking Out for a Burger With My Indian Dad

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For children of immigrants, our experiences of America are intertwined with the presence of another culture and its expectations.

June 28th 2019, 5:07 am

The Lessons of Washington State’s Watered Down ‘Public Option’

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A big health care experiment for Democrats shows how fiercely doctors and hospitals will fight.

June 27th 2019, 3:41 pm

HPV Vaccines Are Reducing Infections, Warts — and Probably Cancer

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An analysis covering 66 million young people has found plummeting rates of precancerous lesions and genital warts after vaccination against the human papillomavirus.

June 27th 2019, 3:11 pm

4 Officer Suicides in 3 Weeks: N.Y.P.D. Struggles to Dispel Mental Health Stigma

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A cluster of police suicides has prompted leaders to plead with troubled officers to seek help. But resistance is strong.

June 27th 2019, 2:57 pm

After N.Y.P.D. Suicides, a Struggle to Dispel Stigma Over Mental Health

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A cluster of police suicides has prompted leaders to plead with troubled officers to seek help. But resistance is strong.

June 27th 2019, 2:13 pm

HPV Vaccine Proving Very Successful

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The prevalence of cancer-causing HPV strains has dropped markedly in women who have been vaccinated.

June 27th 2019, 12:13 pm

My Son Got Lyme Disease. He’s Totally Fine.

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Horror stories about lingering Lyme disease proliferate, but the illness is easily treated.

June 27th 2019, 11:13 am

10 Ways to Lower the Cancer Risk of Grilling

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If you plan to grill often experts suggest taking some small steps to make a big difference in lowering your exposure to compounds that are tied to cancer.

June 27th 2019, 11:13 am
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