John McCain’s Brain Cancer Carries a Troubling Prognosis
The senator has been diagnosed with glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer that is aggressive and difficult to treat.
Certain Antibiotics May Increase Risk of Birth Defects
Ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin and other drugs like them should be avoided in pregnancy, a study found.
Doctors: The Risk of Exertional Heatstroke to Young Athletes
Banning two-a-day summer practices in high schools could help minimize the danger.
Diagnosis: Why Couldn’t This Man Stop Hiccupping?
It started as a normal bout, but no remedy cured them. What was causing these relentless spasms?
A New Brooklyn Clinic for Hotel Workers Who Enjoy No-Cost Care
The health center opening in August promises to provide checkups, dental care and physical therapy without having to wait to be seen.
Trump Defends Health Care Bill Over Lunch With G.O.P. Senators
Mr. Trump pressed Republicans to stay in Washington and improve their proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act.
Tina Howe Copes With Caregiving and Other Late-in-Life Storms
Looking after her ailing husband, and the perils of climate change, are inspirations for her new play, “Singing Beach.”
Phys Ed: The Toll of Exercise on the Heart (and Why You May Not Need to Worry)
Endurance athletes do have plaques in their arteries, but they differ somewhat from the kinds found in less active people’s hearts.
Are You a Carboholic? Why Cutting Carbs Is So Tough
Eating a little of a tasty dessert doesn’t satisfy me — it creates a fierce craving to eat it all, and then some.
How the Senate Health Care Bill Failed: G.O.P. Divisions and a Fed-Up President
The effort by Senate Republicans to remake the country’s health care system faced a near-impossible path forward. President Trump’s tweets didn’t...
‘Plan C’ on Obamacare, Repeal Now and Replace Later, Has Collapsed
With their bill to replace the Affordable Care Act shattered, Republican leaders pressed a new plan — repeal now, replace later. But that too...
Uber Discriminates Against Riders With Disabilities, Lawsuit Says
A coalition of advocacy groups claims that fewer than 100 of the 58,000 cars dispatched by the ride-hailing service across New York City are...