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.
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.
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.
Surprise for a Mother Who Helped Her Paralyzed Son in Every Class
Judy O’Connor was by her son’s side throughout his studies at Chapman University, in Orange, Calif. On Saturday, she was awarded an honorary M.B.A....
Take a Walk Down Memory Lane. It Can Be Healthy.
We’ve learned a lot about nostalgia, what triggers it and how it works. (Caution for readers of a certain age: sentimental songs and videos ahead.)
Feature: How Amanda Chantal Bacon Perfected the Celebrity Wellness Business
Deciphering the rise of a lifestyle guru who sells self-absorption as the ultimate luxury product.
Op-ed Contributor: Get Married, Get Healthy? Maybe Not.
A new study challenges the myth that marriage is a magic potion.
Public Health: C.B.O. Has Clear Message About Losers in House Health Bill
The Congressional Budget Office’s assessment of the House’s health bill predicts dysfunctional markets for about one-sixth of the population.
Amy Reed, Doctor Who Fought a Risky Medical Procedure, Dies at 44
Dr. Reed and her husband turned a personal calamity into a crusade to spare other women from the medical procedure that harmed her.