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  • By New York Times   -   Feb 23, 2017

    REPEAL OF HEALTH LAW FACES OBSTACLES IN HOUSE, NOT JUST IN SENATE

    Conservative Republicans are pushing for a fast repeal with only a bare-bones replacement plan, but moderates are interested in coming...

    Plan, Health, Face
    • By New York Times   -   Feb 23, 2017

      TEACHING CHILDREN TO PLAY WITH FIRE

      Workshops in Germany aim to show children how to light fires safely, in stark contrast to the “don't touch” approach in the United...

      Children
      • By New York Times   -   Feb 23, 2017

        THE ANTI-VACCINE MOVEMENT GAINS A FRIEND IN THE WHITE HOUSE

        The president's dangerous embrace of conspiracy theorists could endanger thousands of lives.

        Vaccination
        • By New York Times   -   Feb 23, 2017

          SODA SALES FALL FURTHER IN MEXICO'S SECOND YEAR OF TAXING THEM

          The best evidence to date of how sizable taxes on sugary drinks, increasingly favored by large American cities, may influence consumer...

          • By New York Times   -   Feb 23, 2017

            IN THE FACE OF A.L.S., SIMON FITZMAURICE FINDS HIS FIRE INSIDE

            The Irish director's new film, “My Name Is Emily,” was made as he struggled with a deadly disease.

            Face
            • By New York Times   -   Feb 22, 2017

              PROLONGED SLEEP MAY BE EARLY WARNING SIGN OF DEMENTIA

              Older adults who started sleeping more than nine hours a night were at more than double the risk of developing dementia 10 years later.

              Sleep
              • By New York Times   -   Feb 22, 2017

                CAN THERAPISTS FAKE THEIR OWN ONLINE REVIEWS?

                The magazine's Ethicist columnist on whether it's okay to post composite “patient” reviews on a referral site or to fudge blood-iron...

                • By New York Times   -   Feb 22, 2017

                  MEN, IS EXERCISE PUTTING A DAMPER ON YOUR SEX LIFE?

                  Men who exercise strenuously may have a lower libido than those whose workouts are lighter, a new study found.

                  Men, Libido
                  • By New York Times   -   Feb 22, 2017

                    BAD HOSPITAL DESIGN IS MAKING US SICKER

                    Evidence-based medical care needs evidence-based design.

                    Hospital, Base, Bases, Care
                    • By New York Times   -   Feb 22, 2017

                      COCONUT MEAT GIVES THIS VEGAN JERKY ITS BITE

                      Cocoburg, made in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, sells jerky with kick in three flavors.

                      • By New York Times   -   Feb 22, 2017

                        THE MODERN LOVE PODCAST: LIVE ON VALENTINE'S DAY, PART 1

                        This week's podcast was recorded live at Boston's Wilbur Theater with Alysia Reiner , Brian Tyree Henry and music from Hite.

                        • By New York Times   -   Feb 21, 2017

                          WARHOL'S DEATH: NOT SO SIMPLE, AFTER ALL

                          An operation may have seemed routine, but Dr. John Ryan, a medical historian and retired surgeon, said this was major surgery “in a...

                          • By New York Times   -   Feb 21, 2017

                            WHEN MISMATCHED VOICES AND LIPS MAKE YOUR BRAIN PLAY TRICKS

                            Researchers tried to pin down why our brains can be susceptible to errors in perception that make us mix up mouth movements and sounds.

                            Pins, Brain, Lip, Lips
                            • By New York Times   -   Feb 20, 2017

                              A BALM WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING: SOMETIMES POT DOES THE TRICK

                              Five women describe why they used marijuana while pregnant, and how they assessed the risks and benefits before making that choice.

                              Women, Pregnant, Balm
                              • By New York Times   -   Feb 20, 2017

                                H.I.V. STALKS PROSTITUTES AND THEIR CHILDREN IN CAMBODIA

                                A small survey suggests that many young sex workers cannot protect themselves from infection and pass it on to their infants.

                                Children
                                • By New York Times   -   Feb 20, 2017

                                  IN RESPONSE TO TRUMP, A DUTCH MINISTER LAUNCHES ‘SHE DECIDES'

                                  Liliane Ploumen, a trade minister in the Netherlands, mobilized support for global family-planning groups threatened by an executive...

                                  Plan
                                  • By New York Times   -   Feb 20, 2017

                                    GETTING THE MOST FROM VITAMINS AND MINERAL SUPPLEMENTS

                                    The National Institutes of Health studies dietary supplements and advises the public and professionals, but its conclusions are often...

                                    Minerals, Vitamins, Health
                                    • By New York Times   -   Feb 20, 2017

                                      HOW TO REDUCE WRINKLES WITHOUT LASERS OR CHEMICALS

                                      Is the GloPro, an at-home microneedling device with tiny surgical needles, too good to be true?

                                      Wrinkles
                                      • By New York Times   -   Feb 20, 2017

                                        WEARABLE FITNESS DEVICES DON'T SEEM TO MAKE YOU MORE FIT

                                        Fitbits and Apple Watches and the like may have their uses, but they don't appear to be effective in weight loss.

                                        Fitness
                                        • By New York Times   -   Feb 20, 2017

                                          THE WORST THAT COULD HAPPEN? GOING BLIND, PEOPLE SAY

                                          When eyesight fails, some people become socially disengaged, leading to isolation and loneliness.