Well: Does Mindfulness Make for a Better Athlete?
Closely attending to our bodies through mindfulness meditation might help us to become better, calmer, athletic performers, a small study suggests....
Well: Study Does Not Link Breast-Feeding With Child’s IQ
A new study suggests that breast-feeding has no effect on a child’s IQ from toddlerhood through adolescence.
The diet pills that one doc recommends
It’s normally safe to assume that any pill promising weight loss is, at best, a gimmick. Or at worst, harmful.
How telehealth can save you money and trouble
Going to the doctor can be frustrating: It costs money and time, and often very little of that time is spent with the doctor you’re there to see.
HIV patients should start treatment immediately, WHO says
The World Health Organization has revised its HIV guidelines to recommend that anyone who tests positive for the virus that causes AIDS should be...
Pilot Program Will Gauge Air Quality in New York Nail Salons
The program, which will use sensors embedded in desk lamps, is the latest in a series of initiatives by the city and state to protect salon workers...
Arsenic Found in Many U.S. Red Wines, but Health Risks Depend on Total Diet
A new UW study that tested 65 wines from America's top four wine-producing states -- California, Washington, New York and Oregon -- found all but...
Planned Parenthood Chief Faces G.O.P. Critics at Congressional Hearing
In testimony before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Cecile Richards deplored what she called “outrageous accusations” that her...
Missouri Finds Planned Parenthood Didn’t Mishandle Fetal Tissue
The state attorney general’s office investigated the organization’s St. Louis clinic after undercover videos were released by abortion opponents....
Despite Concussions, Boxing Is Still Required for Military Cadets
West Point says the sport instills the courage needed for combat, but some parents and neurologists are calling for alternatives....
Cheer coach, 18, has hysterectomy for ovarian cancer
When 18-year-old Riley Benando went to the doctor after experiencing severe bloating and pain in her pelvis, her gynecologist thought she was...
Fossilized Flea May Hold Ancestor Bacteria of the Black Death
A 20-million-year-old flea preserved in amber harbors the likely ancestor of bacteria that caused one of the world's deadliest plagues.