While Premiums Soar Under Obamacare, Costs of Employer-Based Plans Are Stable
A new survey of employers shows moderate price hikes in health benefits in spite of turmoil in the individual insurance market
Voices: How Honesty Could Make You Happier
An honesty journal can teach you a lot about living a better life.
The Fatal Toll of Cheap Cigarettes
The availability of cheaper, off-brand cigarettes is associated with an increase in infant mortality.
In Mexico, Weavers Embrace Natural Alternatives to Toxic Dyes
Concerned about the health impacts of textile chemicals, traditional artisans are producing vivid colors from crushed insects and forest plants.
Global Health: Bill and Melinda Gates Grade the World’s Health
Poor nations get high marks for meeting important goals. But the Gateses warn that deep aid cuts and donor fatigue still could doom millions.
Lady Gaga Postpones European Tour Dates, Citing Chronic Pain
The European leg of her “Joanne” tour, scheduled to start Thursday in Barcelona, will be pushed back to 2018. She had canceled a show in Brazil...
Personal Health: Giving Migraine Treatments the Best Chance
To be most effective, new therapies may require patients to recognize and respond to the early warning signs of a migraine.
The Checkup: When Adolescents Want Tattoos or Piercings
Chipped teeth from tongue piercings or infected cartilage are among the health risks parents and pediatricians should watch for.
Amid Opioid Crisis, Insurers Restrict Pricey, Less Addictive Painkillers
Drug companies and doctors have been accused of fueling the opioid crisis, but some question whether insurers have played a role, too.
Why Are Drug Prices So High? We’re Curious, Too
The New York Times and ProPublica have teamed up to investigate who is to blame for skyrocketing drug prices — and have turned up some surprising...
Como a Grande Indústria Viciou o Brasil em Junk Food
À medida que o crescimento diminui nos países ricos, as empresas de alimentos ocidentais se expandem acintosamente nos países em desenvolvimento,...
I Was Misinformed: Mom’s Doll Needs a New Dress
The plan was to provide a comforting toy to a 90 year old with dementia. Who knew she would insist on bringing it to life?