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Brain differences may be tied to obesity, study New! 2019-12-10 08:58:12New results from the largest long-term study of brain development and children’s health raise provocative questions about obesity and brain func

Report: black lung funding cut will cost taxpayers New! 2019-12-10 08:54:24A report from a national watchdog group says a cut to the tax that coal companies pay to fund a trust for sick miners will cost taxpayers billions of

White House backs emerging deal on consumer health 2019-12-10 05:00:18The White House is endorsing an emerging bipartisan agreement on a bill aimed at curbing consumer health care costs

Correction: Opioids-Sacklers-Tufts story 2019-12-09 20:12:29In a story December 5, 2019, about Tufts University's decision to cut ties with the Sackler family, The Associated Press, relying on information prov

Supreme Court leaves Kentucky's ultrasound law in place 2019-12-09 12:47:10The Supreme Court has left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions

West Virginians head to Canada to find affordable 2019-12-09 07:51:32A group of West Virginians have gone to Canada to find affordable insulin

Malaysia vaccinating for polio after first case in 2019-12-09 01:50:39Malaysia has begun a vaccination campaign in a rural town on Borneo island after a 3-month-old boy was confirmed to have polio in the country's first

Bosnian capital of Sarajevo hit by dangerous air 2019-12-08 12:35:24Officials cancel all outdoor public events and warn citizens to remain indoors.

Officials list pot vape brands reported in US 2019-12-06 17:41:32Health officials investigating a nationwide outbreak of vaping illnesses have listed, for the first time, the vape brands that are most commonly linke

Senators urge Medicare to allow seniors a drug 2019-12-06 17:31:17Leading senators are urging Medicare to allow seniors concerned about their drug plan pick for next year to switch if they believe they received inacc

US flu season arrives early, driven by an 2019-12-06 12:35:46The winter flu season in the United States is off to its earliest start in more than 15 years

Flesh-eating bacteria linked to heroin kills 7 in 2019-12-05 23:26:44Authorities say a flesh-eating bacteria linked to the use of black tar heroin has killed at least seven people in San Diego County

NYT > Health

Two New Drugs Help Relieve Sickle-Cell Disease. But 2019-12-09 17:18:54Adakveo and Oxbryta could be revolutionary treatments, but each costs about $100,000 per year and must be taken for life.

Pete Frates, Who Promoted the Ice Bucket Challenge, 2019-12-09 17:01:14The former college baseball player’s involvement in the viral trend helped raise more than $100 million toward fighting A.L.S.

Margaret Lawrence, 105, Dies; Pioneering Black Female Psychoanalyst 2019-12-09 16:07:15She overcame many hurdles, including rejection by Cornell’s medical school, which told her a black man before her “didn’t work out.&

We Beat Sleep Apnea. It Should Be Easier 2019-12-09 12:04:52The consequences of ignoring the condition can be severe, but the health system puts up barriers to treatment.

Marie Claire Editor Departing for Health Start-Up 2019-12-09 11:35:35Anne Fulenwider joins a handful of magazine women who have left their posts for new ventures.

When Drug Side Effects Pose Real Dangers 2019-12-09 05:00:12The rule of thumb in medicine — first, do no harm — has as its corollary that the expected benefits of treatment should outweigh its poten

Even a Little Alcohol May Raise Cancer Risk 2019-12-09 00:01:02Associations between drinking and cancer were particularly strong for cancers of the mouth, throat, stomach and colon.

Ban on Surprise Medical Bills May Pass After 2019-12-08 21:25:03Congress is close to a deal that would help patients by resolving billing disputes between doctors and insurance companies.

New Therapies Help Patients With Dementia Cope With 2019-12-08 00:26:43Many patients with cognitive impairment have anxiety or depression, but standard treatments are difficult for people with memory issues.

When a DNA Test Says You’re a Younger 2019-12-07 11:50:18After a bone marrow transplant, a man with leukemia found that his donor’s DNA traveled to unexpected parts of his body. A crime lab is now stud

Surgeons Transplant a Testicle From One Brother to 2019-12-06 18:40:09The rare operation has implications for wounded soldiers, accident victims, cancer patients and those undergoing sex reassignment.

Denmark Raises Antibiotic-Free Pigs. Why Can’t the U.S.? 2019-12-06 16:09:05American pigs are raised on a liberal diet of antibiotics, fueling the rise of resistant germs. Danish pork producers are proving there’s a bett

Scientific American: Health

Police Killings of Unarmed Black Americans May Affect 2019-12-04 16:00:00Maternal stress arising from perceived racial discrimination could cause premature births and lower birth weights -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c

The Missing Link in Fighting Antibiotic Resistance 2019-12-04 12:00:00Rapid diagnostics can flag outbreaks of “superbugs” before they spread -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Trump Administration Program Will Provide HIV Prevention Drug 2019-12-04 11:45:00The “Ready, Set, PrEP” program will provide donated drugs that could protect up to 200,000 people a year for 11 years -- Read more on Scie

Ebola-Response Workers Killed in Attacks Force Withdrawal From 2019-12-02 11:30:00Four health care workers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo were killed in two attacks last week, and six others were injured -- Read more on Sci

HIV-Positive Babies Fare Better When Treatment Starts at 2019-11-27 14:00:00Although not practical in many areas, the approach reveals clues to how the immune system battles the infection -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How a Billionaire Couple Greased the Skids for 2019-11-27 10:00:00Former Enron employee John Arnold and his wife Laura have financed much of the Democrats’ efforts to cut prescription drug costs -- Read more on

Could Lab Work Be Affecting My Fertility? 2019-11-27 07:00:00I never considered that possibility before—but I am now -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Breeding a Nonallergenic Peanut 2019-11-25 12:00:00We can foresee a day when fear of exposure to peanuts and other allergens is no more -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Health Concerns Mount as More Old Sewer Pipes 2019-11-25 06:45:00Residents near renovation sites claim noxious emissions from pipe inserts are making them sick -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Ick Factor Is High Hurdle for Recycled Drinking 2019-11-24 20:13:00Recycled wastewater can be cleaner than bottled water, but people still avoid drinking it because of their disgust over its past condition. -- Read

The War on Childhood Obesity Needs a War 2019-11-22 12:00:00We need to communicate to kids that their health, not a number on the scale, is what’s important -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Air Pollution: An Unclear and Present Danger 2019-11-21 18:30:00Journalist and author Beth Gardiner talks about her new book Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution. And CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna t

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Is Childbirth More Dangerous in Rural Areas? 2019-12-10 02:00:00Title: Is Childbirth More Dangerous in Rural Areas?Category: Health NewsCreated: 12/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

FDA Approves First Generic Forms of MS Drug 2019-12-10 02:00:00Title: FDA Approves First Generic Forms of MS Drug GilenyaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/9/2019 12:00:00

Health Tip: Heart Attack Symptoms in Women 2019-12-10 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Heart Attack Symptoms in WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Domestic Abuse Can Leave Legacy of Poor Health 2019-12-10 02:00:00Title: Domestic Abuse Can Leave Legacy of Poor HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

How to Avoid Stained Teeth When You Enjoy 2019-12-10 02:00:00Title: How to Avoid Stained Teeth When You Enjoy Red WineCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/9/2019 12:00:00

AHA News: Here's How Black Barbershops Could Save 2019-12-10 02:00:00Title: AHA News: Here's How Black Barbershops Could Save Lives and Millions in Health CostsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Ed

Is Timing Everything for SIDS Risk? 2019-12-10 02:00:00Title: Is Timing Everything for SIDS Risk?Category: Health NewsCreated: 12/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Houseflies: Just How Bad Are They for Your 2019-12-10 02:00:00Title: Houseflies: Just How Bad Are They for Your Health?Category: Health NewsCreated: 12/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/9/2019 12:00:00

FDA Testing Levels of Carcinogen in Diabetes Drug 2019-12-10 02:00:00Title: FDA Testing Levels of Carcinogen in Diabetes Drug MetforminCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/9/2019

New Results for Experimental Alzheimer's Drug 2019-12-10 02:00:00Title: New Results for Experimental Alzheimer's DrugCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Virtual Doc Visits Suffice for Many With Neurological 2019-12-10 02:00:00Title: Virtual Doc Visits Suffice for Many With Neurological DisordersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/9/2

Healthy Lifestyle, Regular Screening May Keep Cancer at 2019-12-10 02:00:00Title: Healthy Lifestyle, Regular Screening May Keep Cancer at BayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/9/2019