Express Scripts says costly new cholesterol drugs could 'wreak havoc'
Express Scripts Holding Co, the largest pharmacy benefit manager in the United States, on Wednesday said the cost of potent, newly approved...
High-sodium diet may predict high blood pressure to come
As dietary sodium levels go up over time, so does the risk for high blood pressure, suggests a new study that followed more than 4,000 adults in...
Suicide risk tied to women's social connectedness
Being connected to friends, family and social groups may offer some protection against suicide, suggests a new U.S. study.
GlaxoSmithKline sees staged roll-out of malaria vaccine
The world's first malaria vaccine, which won a green light last week from European drugs regulators, will be rolled out gradually in Africa, its...
Free checkups helping Special Olympics athletes stay healthy
They arrived in Los Angeles by the thousands to run, jump and swim and to play such team sports as soccer and softball.
Health benefits of coloring books attracting adults to childhood pastime
Coloring is just for kids, right? Not anymore.
Well: Changing Our Perceptions of Beauty
Rick Guidotti, a fashion photographer, once defined beauty by supermodels, hairstylists and magazine covers, but a chance encounter at a Manhattan...
Op-Ed Contributor: The Case for Fetal-Cell Research
Despite my uneasiness with it, the science has saved countless lives.
The truth about how sex affects your athletic performance
The idea of abstinence before sport has been around since, well, sports were invented. The ancient Greeks believed in it. Muhammed Ali would...
How to stop work stress from turning into burnout
Have you ever been so emotionally exhausted at work that the mere thought of typing up one more report or sending one more e-mail makes you want to...
Legionnaires’ Disease Sickens 31, 2 Fatally, in the South Bronx
The outbreak of the disease, the largest New York City has seen in at least two years, has flared up in the neighborhoods of Highbridge,...
$30 Million Program to Help Low-Income New Yorkers Get Mental Health Care
Chirlane McCray, the wife of Mayor Bill de Blasio and the chairwoman of the fund that is heading the program, said one in four New Yorkers has a...