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  • By New York Times   -   Jan 23, 2017

    EXERCISE CAN BE A BOON TO PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON'S DISEASE

    An exercise regimen, while not a cure, can alleviate Parkinson's symptoms and slow progression of the disease.

    Parkinson, Cures
    • By New York Times   -   Jan 23, 2017

      RACHEL CARSON, DDT AND THE FIGHT AGAINST MALARIA

      The environmental advocate warned about excessive use of pesticides.

      • By New York Times   -   Jan 23, 2017

        TRUMP'S HEALTH PLAN WOULD CONVERT MEDICAID TO BLOCK GRANTS, AIDE SAYS

        The change would be a profound one for the health insurance program for low-income people, raising a host of thorny political and financial...

        Plan, Health, AIDS
        • By New York Times   -   Jan 23, 2017

          CERVICAL CANCER TAKING DEADLIER TOLL IN U.S. THAN HAD BEEN THOUGHT

          A new study, which excluded women with hysterectomies, also showed the disparity in death rates between blacks and whites was significantly...

          Women, Cancer
          • By New York Times   -   Jan 22, 2017

            TRUMP'S VOW TO REPEAL HEALTH LAW REVIVES TALK OF HIGH-RISK POOLS

            Some lawmakers are pushing the idea of the pools, which in the past left many people with pre-existing conditions uncovered or with...

            Health, Care
            • By New York Times   -   Jan 21, 2017

              AFTER ESCAPE FROM SYRIA, ANOTHER DANGEROUS FOE: DIABETES

              A Neediest Cases beneficiary agency tries to help bridge a health care gap for a young refugee in Jordan, far from home.

              Health, Care, Diabetes
              • By New York Times   -   Jan 21, 2017

                WHAT DOES TRUMP'S EXECUTIVE ORDER AGAINST OBAMACARE ACTUALLY DO?

                Major changes to health policy will require new legislation, not an executive order.

                Health
                • By New York Times   -   Jan 21, 2017

                  THESE YOUNG ADULT NOVELS COME WITH BACK STORIES: THE AUTHORS' OWN

                  Married parents, one transgender, have created a series, “Changers,” popular with teenagers who feel they were born in the wrong bodies.

                  Body
                  • By New York Times   -   Jan 21, 2017

                    TRUMP ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER SCALING BACK PARTS OF OBAMACARE

                    The one-page order, which the newly inaugurated president signed in a hastily arranged Oval Office ceremony, did not specify which...

                    Health, Care
                    • By New York Times   -   Jan 20, 2017

                      G.O.P. GOVERNORS SEEK FLEXIBILITY ON MEDICAID AND HEALTH MARKETS

                      Nine governors visiting Capitol Hill criticized the Obama administration as too rigid, but many also urged lawmakers not to repeal...

                      Health
                      • By New York Times   -   Jan 20, 2017

                        THE WEEKLY HEALTH QUIZ: RUNNERS' KNEES, HOT PEPPERS AND BETTER EYESIGHT

                        Test your knowledge of this week's health news.

                        Knees, Health
                        • By New York Times   -   Jan 20, 2017

                          CONFESSIONS OF A WEATHER-BEATEN HELICOPTER MOM

                          I never meant to be an overprotective mother. But my husband is blind, so I have to be doubly watchful to cover for both of us.

                          Mom
                          • By New York Times   -   Jan 20, 2017

                            AFTER LOSING A FOSTER CHILD, CONTEMPLATING ANOTHER

                            We've given ourselves the time and space needed to figure out whether the hole in our lives is one that only he was meant to fill.

                            Child
                            • By New York Times   -   Jan 19, 2017

                              THINK YOU HAVE ASTHMA? YOU MIGHT NOT

                              Using laboratory tests, researchers found that a third of adults given a diagnosis of asthma did not actually have the disorder.

                              Asthma
                              • By New York Times   -   Jan 19, 2017

                                THE BANNED BOOKS YOUR CHILD SHOULD READ

                                Books that have been challenged or banned offer parents an opportunity to talk about difficult topics.

                                Child
                                • By New York Times   -   Jan 19, 2017

                                  HITTING THE BEACH? AN UMBRELLA IS NOT ENOUGH

                                  Wearing high SPF sunscreen provided more protection than an umbrella. But people still got sunburned.

                                  • By New York Times   -   Jan 19, 2017

                                    FOR BETTER VISION, LET THE SUNSHINE IN

                                    Exposing young eyes to sunlight may be the best way to counter the worldwide increase in nearsightedness.

                                    Eyes, Eye
                                    • By New York Times   -   Jan 19, 2017

                                      WHO WILL CARE FOR THE CAREGIVERS?

                                      A recent report suggests that society's reliance on a volunteer army of family helpers - largely taken for granted - is unsustainable.

                                      Care