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  • By New York Times   -   Jan 20, 2018

    TRUMP PASSED A COGNITIVE EXAM. WHAT DOES THAT REALLY MEAN?

    The exam, called the Moca, is widely used in doctor's offices, but it is not sophisticated enough to diagnose mental decline, experts...

  • By New York Times   -   Jan 19, 2018

    HOW TO MAKE SURE YOU TRAVEL WITH MEDICATION LEGALLY

    Traveling with medication - even prescription drugs - isn't as simple as packing it. Here's how to stay on the right side of the law,...

    Drugs
  • By New York Times   -   Jan 19, 2018

    HOW CHRIS CUOMO LOOKS BUFF WITHOUT BODYBUILDING

    The host of “New Day” on CNN keeps a tight schedule to balance his work, life and being the parent of three young children.

    Children
  • By New York Times   -   Jan 19, 2018

    THE HUMBLE ASCENT OF OAT MILK

    See ya, soy! Au revoir, almond! Baristas are pouring a Swedish import that has quietly taken over the nation's coffee scene.

  • By New York Times   -   Jan 19, 2018

    ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES REDUCE RISK FOR OVARIAN AND ENDOMETRIAL CANCERS

    The effect is especially evident in smokers, the obese and those who exercise infrequently.

    Obesity, Cancer, Contraception
  • By New York Times   -   Jan 19, 2018

    ONE DAY YOUR MIND MAY FADE. AT LEAST YOU'LL HAVE A PLAN

    A doctor has developed an advance directive specifically to plan for medical care in the event of dementia.

    Plan, Care
  • By New York Times   -   Jan 19, 2018

    WHAT IS THE HEALTH AND NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF MUSHROOMS?

    Mushrooms are a “powerhouse of nutrition” and not a white food to be avoided, said one nutritionist.

    Nutrition, Health, Food
  • By New York Times   -   Jan 19, 2018

    THE FICUS THAT CROSSED AN OCEAN

    My grandmother wrapped the branch in a damp cloth and hid it in her black coat. “If the ficus takes root here then I'll take root too,”...

  • By New York Times   -   Jan 19, 2018

    THE WEEKLY HEALTH QUIZ: FLU, WEIGHT AND GRIEF

    Test your knowledge of this week's health news.

    Health, Flu
  • By New York Times   -   Jan 19, 2018

    THE BIKE THAT SAVED MY LIFE

    Saddled with a run-down house, a faltering marriage and a vanishing bank account, a woman takes to her two-wheeler.

    Womanity, Woman
  • By New York Times   -   Jan 18, 2018

    MORE COLLEGE STUDENTS SEEM TO BE MAJORING IN PERFECTIONISM

    New data indicates that perfectionism, especially when influenced by social media, has increased by 33 percent since 1989.

  • By New York Times   -   Jan 18, 2018

    YOUNG WOMEN ARE USING A.D.H.D. DRUGS IN GREATER NUMBERS, C.D.C. REPORTS

    Since 2003, the percentage of women filling prescriptions for drugs like Ritalin has increased nearly fivefold in some age groups.

    Women, Aging, Drugs
  • By New York Times   -   Jan 18, 2018

    MOM, I LOVE YOU, BUT I CAN'T KEEP GOING TO CHURCH

    Also: how to shut down a vegansplainer, playing the de facto marriage counselor and more.

    Mom
  • By New York Times   -   Jan 18, 2018

    HEALTH WORKERS WHO OPPOSE ABORTION GET NEW PROTECTIONS

    The Trump administration announced a new “conscience and religious freedom” office to protect health workers who oppose abortion, sex-changes...

    Health, Contraception, Abortion
  • By New York Times   -   Jan 18, 2018

    THE U.S. FERTILITY RATE IS DOWN, YET MORE WOMEN ARE MOTHERS

    The biggest increases have come from some groups who in the past were far less likely to have babies: the highly educated, those over...

    Women, Baby
  • By New York Times   -   Jan 18, 2018

    REPRODUCTIVE FACTORS IN WOMEN TIED TO HEART DISEASE AND STROKE RISK

    Early menarche, early menopause and miscarriage were among the factors associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease.

    Women, Stroke, Miscarriage, Menopause
  • By New York Times   -   Jan 18, 2018

    MOTHERHOOD, ON HER OWN TERMS

    When Cassandra looked at her mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she saw the burden of childbirth. For herself, she wanted more.

  • By New York Times   -   Jan 18, 2018

    HER SISTER GOT PREGNANT. SHE COULDN'T

    Catie finds out that she's unexpectedly pregnant at age 25. Jen yearned for a child, but had no eggs.

    Pregnant, Aging, Child
  • By New York Times   -   Jan 18, 2018

    A MOTHER'S DECISION TO LIVE

    Yael's mother suffered from postpartum depression, and ultimately committed suicide. Now a mother herself, would she leave her own...

    Depression
  • By New York Times   -   Jan 18, 2018

    A DAD, BUT ONLY BY DEFAULT

    She wanted to be a mother to her children. The world saw her differently.

    Children