In Missouri, Fewer Gun Restrictions and More Gun Killings
The gun homicide rate has risen since the state repealed gun control measures in 2007, but experts caution that it does not mean the law change is...
Q&A: Would a Potato Chip Lover Tire of Eating Only Chips?
Research suggests that most people would quickly get tired of eating even a favorite food, and might even lose weight.
Valletta Journal: On a Mediterranean Island, but Far From a Mediterranean Diet
On Malta, a tiny island between Italy and Libya where apples can cost more than stuffed pastries called pastizzi, residents are now the most...
The New Health Care: Alcohol’s Effect on Health: What the Science Says
Abstaining is sound advice because of the dangers of abuse, but moderate drinking is linked to some positive results.
Well: 12 Minutes of Yoga for Better Bone Health
Dr. Loren M. Fishman of Columbia University has been gathering evidence for years, hoping to determine whether yoga might be effective therapy....
U.S. and Cuba at Odds Over Exodus of the Island’s Doctors
An escape route was set up by the United States government, under a 2006 program that offers American residency to Cuban medical workers posted...
Theranos Founder Faces a Test of Technology, and Reputation
Elizabeth Holmes built Theranos into a company valued at $9 billion, with help from some powerful family connections, but its successes have been...
Opinion: When Hospital Paperwork Crowds Out Hospital Care
With all the documentation required of nurses and doctors, it’s too easy for the patients themselves to get lost.
Martin Shkreli Resigns From Turing Pharmaceuticals
Mr. Shkreli was charged with fraud this week related to activities at a hedge fund he ran and at an earlier pharmaceutical company....
Overdose Deaths Reached a New High in 2014
Drug overdoses killed nearly 50,000 Americans last year: more than were killed in auto accidents, and twice as many as died from overdoses in 2000....
Regulators Tamp Down on Mergers of Hospitals
For the third time in recent weeks, the Federal Trade Commission is seeking to scuttle a proposed hospital merger.
Kenya Cholera Epidemic Hits World’s Largest Refugee Camp
Doctors Without Borders, the medical charity, said the epidemic could worsen because of shortages of latrines and soap.