Personal Health: After Knee or Hip Replacement, No Place Like Home
Patients recover equally well and may experience fewer complications with outpatient rehabilitation, studies show.
The New Health Care: Spend a Dollar on Drug Treatment, and Save More on Crime Reduction
Research shows treatment for substance abuse disorders is a great value for society, but many programs have long waiting lists.
Advertising: XOXO Campaign: Will It Spell Profit or Trouble for Condom Maker?
In a time when social media outrage can be prompted with one misstep, Trojan is unveiling an ad campaign directed at women.
Pictures From the March for Science
Visual highlights from the demonstrations in Washington and around the world.
The March for Science: What You Need to Know
Thousands of scientists and science enthusiasts will march on Saturday in Washington and other locations, with many motivated by President Trump’s...
Smokeless Tobacco Is Gone From the Ballpark, but Not the Clubhouse
Major League Baseball supports local bans on smokeless tobacco, but a number of players said they viewed them as an invasion of personal rights.
Should You Worry About Being the Next Henrietta Lacks?
A simple blood test could provide our entire DNA sequence. Could researchers and drug companies use our cells in other ways, without telling us?
The New Old Age: Could Be the Thyroid; Could Be Ennui. Either Way, the Drug Isn’t Helping.
Doctors often prescribe levothyroxine to treat an underactive thyroid, and for most it has no effect.
White House Officials, Craving Progress, Push Revised Health Bill
The measure faces an uncertain fate as Congress also must deal with a far more urgent deadline: a looming government shutdown if a new funding...
Ask Well: Why Do Allergies Cause ‘Brain Fog’?
No one really knows why people often report feeling “fuzzy headed” when they have allergies.
Ties: Unmoored by a Psychotic Break
Like a rare butterfly, my son is examined and classified with a label: schizoaffective disorder.
How G.O.P. in 2 States Coaxed the Health Law to Success or Crisis
In Oklahoma, which has raged against the Affordable Care Act, insurance premiums are among the nation’s highest. New Mexico, which oversees its...