A Third of Children Use Alternative Medicines
Multivitamins were the most common supplements, followed by vitamin C, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D and melatonin.
Personal Health: A New Approach to Treating Hypochondria
Instead of focusing on patients’ unexplained symptoms, cognitive behavioral therapy encourages patients to replace unrealistic or unhelpful...
The New Health Care: Why the Medical Research Grant System Could Be Costing Us Great Ideas
Funding is harder to find in general, and the current approach favors low-risk research and proposals by older scientists and white men.
The Checkup: The Benefits of ‘Tummy Time’
Positioning babies on their stomachs helps prevent flattening of the head and strengthens neck, trunk and shoulder muscles, as well as hands.
fixtures: Carl Hall Is the King of Spin
You can keep your stinkin’ SoulCycle! Loyalists of this Crunch instructor are fierce.
Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor’s Office
Gaming disorder is being recognized for the first time by the World Health Organization. But of the few treatment options available, most are...
Ketamine Used to Subdue Dozens at Request of Minneapolis Police, Report Says
The Star Tribune reported that emergency medical workers were asked by officers 62 times last year to sedate people with the powerful anesthetic.
Are Genetic Testing Sites the New Social Networks?
Like Facebook, but for fifth cousins, adoptive mothers and sperm-donor dads.
A Family in Transition
Two fathers and the baby girl they never expected.
Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Indicted on Fraud Charges
The former darling of Silicon Valley and the former president of her blood testing company are accused of defrauding investors, doctors and...
Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Cereal Recalled Over Salmonella Outbreak
An outbreak of the disease in some of the cereal products has sickened 73 people in 31 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and...
Major Study of Drinking Should be Stopped, Federal Advisers Conclude
An internal investigation at the National Institutes of Health concluded that the results of a $100 million research trial would be compromised by...