Senate Health Bill Gets a Wary Reception, From Coast to Coast
Local news coverage across the nation shows that the reaction to the health care bill unveiled by Senate Republicans is almost uniformly negative.
Personal Health: When Anxiety or Depression Mask a Medical Problem
How long might it take before the true cause of the symptoms is uncovered and proper treatment begun?
The Checkup: Why a Baby’s Connection With a Parent Matters
Doctors can look at attachment patterns to help struggling parents learn strategies to respond better to their children.
Cuts to Medicaid May Limit Access to Nursing Homes
Medicaid, targeted by Republicans’ health care bills, pays for most of the 1.4 million elderly people in nursing homes. Cutbacks to the program may...
Opinion: Men Can Be So Hormonal
High levels of testosterone can make them overconfident, even when they’re wrong.
Senate Health Plan Falls Short of Promise for Cheaper Care, Experts Say
Republicans and President Trump have said a new health law would make it easier and more affordable to get care. But the opposite may be true.
Trump Signs Bill Meant to Restore Trust in V.A.
The legislation aims to make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to remove poor-performing employees and to promote whistle-blowing.
How Medicaid Works, and Who It Covers
One of the biggest flash points in the debate over Republican health care legislation is the future of Medicaid. Here are some basic facts about...
Planned Parenthood Battle Could Sway Fortunes of G.O.P. Health Bill
Planned Parenthood, threatened with a cutoff of more than 40 percent of its funding, is mobilizing to bring down the Republican health care bill.
Ask Well: Do M.R.I. Scans Cause Any Harm?
Magnetic resonance imaging doesn’t carry the radiation risks of X-rays or PET scans. But there are safety issues to watch out for.
U.S. Suspends Beef Imports From Brazil
The decision by the Department of Agriculture, citing safety concerns, is a blow to Brazil’s meat industry, which is reeling from bribery accusations.
Public Health: Shifting Dollars From Poor to Rich Is a Key Part of the Senate Health Bill
The bill is aligned with long-held Republican values, jettisoning Obamacare taxes. But it would also reduce funding for the care of low-income...