Ask Well: How Much Sugar Is in a Glass of Wine?
Winemakers may add sugar to wine to “improve” the taste, and sugar content can vary widely.
Opinion: Where Will the Medical Misfits Go?
Safety-net hospitals keep us all healthy by treating the patients no one else wants. Don’t let Republicans destroy them.
Researchers Studying Century-Old Drug in Potential New Approach to Autism
In a small, randomized Phase I/II clinical trial (SAT1), researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine say a 100-year-old...
Judge Orders UPS to Pay $247 Million for Illegally Shipping Cigarettes
A federal judge in Manhattan said UPS needed to pay a “very significant award” to curb future conduct and to send a message to company executives.
South Dakota teen with brain cancer given OK to walk at graduation
School officials in Rapid City, South Dakota, have changed their minds and agreed to let a teen with brain cancer walk with her peers at graduation.
Michael Bliss, Historian Who Dispelled Myths of Insulin’s Discovery, Dies at 76
Professor Bliss unraveled the story behind the discovery of the hormone, which transformed diabetes from a death sentence into a manageable condition.
Vocations: Finding Meaning in Health Crises
A hospital chaplain counsels people in the throes of medical emergencies, unexpected diagnoses and end-of-life decisions.
A Quarter of U.S. Babies With Zika-Related Birth Defects Were Born in New York
New data from the health department reveals that 32 infants were born in the city to 402 women infected with the virus, all in travel-related cases.
Radiation Therapy Can Enhance Effectiveness of Immunotherapy in People with Advanced Lung Cancer
A new study by UCLA scientists has found that the breakthrough immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab can be more effective in improving survival in...
In Fruit Fly and Human Genetics, Timing Is Everything
Every animal starts as a clump of cells, which over time multiply and mature into many different types of cells, tissues, and organs. This is...
Alzheimer's deaths jump 54 percent in US
U.S. deaths from Alzheimer's disease rose by more than 50 percent from 1999 to 2014, and rates are expected to continue to rise, reflecting the...
Zika Infections Could Be Factor in More Pregnancies
Zika virus infection passes efficiently from a pregnant monkey to its fetus, spreading inflammatory damage throughout the tissues that support the...