Study finds most women with lupus can have good pregnancies, identifies risk factors
Newly published results of a 10-year study on lupus patients has found that women can expect a good pregnancy outcome if their disease is inactive...
5 ways to burn 500 calories
You don’t have to be a slave to the gym to burn off extra calories.
Fewer Poor Uninsured, Study Finds in Health Law
Significant declines in the proportion of uninsured Americans are documented as the Supreme Court nears a ruling on Affordable Care Act subsidies....
After Elk River Spill, Congress Will Vote on Bill Regulating Toxic Chemicals
Congress is expected to vote on a bill, prompted in part by the 2014 spill, that would update the Toxic Substances Control Act....
Business Briefing: No More Artificial Colors for Trix or Reese’s Puffs
General Mills is dropping artificial colors and flavors from its cereals, the latest company to respond to a growing desire for food made with...
DealBook: Health Care Law Spurs Merger Talks for Insurers
All the deal-making in the health care industry is largely the result of the Affordable Care Act, which in effect caps hospitals’ and insurers’...
Gov. Larry Hogan of Maryland Says He Has ‘Very Advanced’ Cancer
The 59-year-old Republican, who came into office this year, said he would remain in office while undergoing “very aggressive chemotherapy...
Risk of Extreme Weather From Climate Change to Rise Over Next Century, Report Says
More people will be exposed to floods, droughts, heat waves and other effects of climate change in the coming decades, according to a British...
Cancer Doctors Offer Way to Compare Medicines, Including by Cost
Alarmed by soaring prices for cancer drugs, the leading American oncology society has devised a “value framework” to evaluate treatments by...
E.P.A. Warns of High Cost of Climate Change
The report, issued by the E.P.A. and the White House, calculated the cost of economic losses caused by drought and water shortages....
Well: The Silence of Stillbirth
One in 160 pregnancies in the United States ends in stillbirth. Dr. Eleni Michailidis, 38, gave birth to a stillborn son, Alexander, in February....
Mending Hearts: A Sea Change in Treating Heart Attacks
The death rate from coronary heart disease has dropped 38 percent in a decade. One reason is that hospitals rich and poor have streamlined...