Senate Plans to End Obamacare Mandate in Revised Tax Proposal
Republicans also said they would set all of their tax cuts for individuals to expire at the end of 2025, but deep cuts in the corporate tax rate...
How to Lower Your Blood Pressure
Medical guidelines have changed, and now about half of Americans may qualify for the diagnosis of hypertension. Here’s what to do about it.
Phys Ed: To Maintain Muscle and Lose Fat as You Age, Add Weights
Adding weights to your weight loss regimen may be more effective than beginning a walking program, according to a new report.
Study Finds Competing Opioid Treatments Have Similar Outcomes
The manufacturers of the two drugs to treat opioid addiction are competing fiercely for market share and drawing scrutiny from lawmakers and...
Peter Sands Named Head of Global Disease-Fighting Agency
The new executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria faces an uphill battle: raising more money as lethal...
The Patients vs. Paperwork Problem for Doctors
Doctors spent nearly twice as much time doing administrative work as actually seeing patients: 49 percent of their time, versus 27 percent.
Take a Number: Americans Are Putting Down the Soda Pop
Children and adults are downing sugary drinks far less often than they used to, a new study finds.
First Digital Pill Approved to Worries About Biomedical ‘Big Brother’
The medicine, an antipsychotic drug, has a sensor that will show doctors whether and when patients are taking it. Other medicines will follow,...
Under New Guidelines, Millions of Americans Will Need to Lower Blood Pressure
Experts set new targets for treatment of hypertension on Monday, greatly expanding the number of adults who will qualify for the diagnosis.
do: She Took On Colombia’s Soda Industry. Then She Was Silenced.
The debate over taxing sugary drinks has turned into a ferocious global policy brawl. In Colombia, proponents faced intimidation and censorship.
If You’re Sick, Stay Away From Work. If You Can’t, Here Is What Doctors Advise.
Those who have paid sick time should use it but often don’t, despite doctors’ warnings that it risks infecting other people.
Trillions of Flies Can’t All Be Bad
The world’s flies do much more than annoy us. Pollinating plants, cleaning up carcasses, swabbing drains — flies are part of every strand of the...