Lewis Rowland, Leading Neurologist on Nerve and Muscle Diseases, Dies at 91
Dr. Rowland, who had a special interest in A.L.S., or Lou Gehrig’s disease, refused to be interrogated by investigators in the McCarthy era.
The New Old Age: With Age Comes a Mouthful of Trouble
Dental problems are epidemic among older people. Experts are scrambling to address them in a variety of ways.
Opinion: Don’t Discriminate Against Mutants Like Me
Republicans are proposing a law to let companies ask workers about any genetic conditions.
Millions Stand to Lose Addiction Treatment
Treatment for addiction grew with the Medicaid expansion under Obama’s health care act, but millions may lose coverage if the House approves a...
Voices: The Elephant in the Room Is 86
Mentoring former military men and women eager to find their place in civilian society has opened new doors in the years remaining to me.
The Best Exercise for Aging Muscles
Certain kinds of exercise may mitigate the effects of aging at the cellular level.
Leaders’ Appeals Fail to Sway House Foes of Health Care Bill
With the chamber set to vote on Thursday, conservatives said a Republican measure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act still lacked support.
George Weinberg Dies at 86; Coined ‘Homophobia’ After Seeing Fear of Gays
Among Dr. Weinberg’s books were “Society and the Healthy Homosexual,” which rejected the prevalent idea that homosexuality was a psychological...
New Vaccine Could Slow Disease That Kills 600 Children a Day
A lower-cost vaccine provides strong protection against rotavirus, a diarrheal disease, and could be particularly useful in poorer countries,...
As Rivals Stand Silent, One Health Insurer Protests G.O.P. Plan
Dr. J. Mario Molina, one of the few insurance executives to criticize the House bill publicly, says it could harm insurers and patients alike.
Sperm Counts via Your Cellphone
A $5 cellphone add-on provides a quick and easy measure of your sperm count and motility.
Compounding Pharmacy Owner Not Guilty of Murder After 60 Meningitis Deaths
A jury convicted the owner of the New England Compounding Center, blamed for an outbreak that killed 60, of racketeering charges but acquitted him...