Health Care Rules Proposed to Shield Transgender Patients From Bias
The Obama administration moved to clarify a provision related to federal funds provided under the Affordable Care Act.
Endre A. Balazs, Doctor Who Found Acid to Treat Arthritic Knees, Dies at 95
Dr. Balazs transformed a syrupy natural lubricant from rooster combs into a palliative for arthritic knees and a skin protectant that made eye...
Texas Abortion Providers Ask Supreme Court to Reverse Ruling on Clinics
Should the Supreme Court agree to hear the case, it could issue its first major abortion ruling since 2007 before its next term ends in June....
Well: Think Like a Doctor: The Quarterback’s Headache
A high school quarterback gets the worst headache of his life, but doctors don’t know why. Can you solve this medical mystery with Dr. Lisa...
Polio Paralyzes 2 Children in West Ukraine Outbreak
The Ukrainian cases are the first time polio has been seen in Europe in five years, but a World Health Organization official said the outbreak...
Advocates in Denver, Home to Legal Marijuana, Seek Public Place to Smoke
A proposed ballot measure would allow the use of the drug in the city to tiptoe ever so slightly into bars and clubs that cater to over-21 crowds....
Insurer Says Clients on Daily Pill Have Stayed H.I.V.-Free
The finding contradicts critics’ predictions that pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, would lead to less condom use and more H.I.V. infections....
San Quentin Prison Scrambles After Outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease
California corrections officials face problems trying to manage an outbreak of a disease at a prison where the plumbing system has been shut down....
Prison Directors Group Calls for Limiting Solitary Confinement
The Association of State Correctional Administrators said in a statement Wednesday that the policy of keeping inmates in solitary confinement...
Well: Short Sleepers May Catch More Colds
Short sleepers who get less than five to six hours of sleep a night are more likely to get sick after exposure to the common cold virus, new...
Well: Does Exercise Change Your Brain?
When researchers scanned the brain of the legendary masters track athlete Olga Kotelko, they found that her brain was different from those of other...
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Was It Cancer? Getting the Diagnosis
I regularly do hot yoga and swim in a bay near my home in Sydney. What was this thing on my ovaries?