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.
How the GOP Health Plan Would Treat the Sick
Reporter Margot Sanger-Katz examines high-risk pools, the controversy at the heart of the health care debate.
Trump’s Pick for Mental Health ‘Czar’ Highlights Rift
Elinore F. McCance-Katz has promoted drug and hospital treatment as paths to wellness, leaving some who emphasize community and family support...
Rare Gene Mutations Inspire New Heart Drugs
Some people carry gene mutations that leave them nearly impervious to heart attacks. Learning how these mutations work has led to a novel...
G.O.P. Health Bill Would Leave 23 Million More Uninsured in a Decade, C.B.O. Says
The budget office’s report also found that the bill would reduce the federal deficit by $119 billion over a decade, less than the $150 billion in...
High-Fiber Diet Tied to Less Knee Arthritis
As fiber intake increased, the prevalence of knee osteoarthritis decreased, a new analysis found.
Put Your Baby in a Box? Experts Advise Caution
The free cardboard boxes, which double as a baby’s first bed, aren’t regulated and have not been proven to reduce infant mortality.
Meditation for Real Life: How to Be Mindful While Swimming
By swimming mindfully, we can transform routine lap sessions into an immersive form of moving meditation.
Phys Ed: A 1-Hour Walk, 3 Times a Week, Has Benefits for Dementia
Regular, brisk walks improved thinking skills in older people with a common form of age-related memory loss.
Public Health: How to Read the C.B.O. Score of the Health Bill Like an Expert
Four things that health care experts will be looking for in today’s health care analysis, and what they think it will say.