Well: The Real Dad Bod
To celebrate Father’s Day, we’re sharing a selection of stories from dads and the people who love them about what having a dad bod really means....
Wait Lists Grow as Many More Veterans Seek Care and Funding Falls Far Short
The number of veterans on waiting lists of one month or more is now 50 percent higher than it was during the height of last year’s problems....
Anthem Makes $47 Billion Offer for Rival Cigna
The move is the latest step toward an expected consolidation among health insurance companies.
Mending Hearts: Building a Better Valve
A new approach to replacing narrowed heart valves allows older and sicker patients to survive treatment.
Mixed Effects Are Seen on an Affordable Care Act Repeal
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said repealing the Affordable Care Act would increase federal deficits and the number of uninsured...
8 Indicted in Identity Thefts of Patients at Montefiore Medical Center
A hospital employee and seven others were indicted on Friday on charges of stealing the personal information of as many as 12,000 patients....
Genome Studies Show How Ebola Spread Initially
Scientists have developed a fuller picture of how the virus spread and evolved by tracking mutations in its genome.
Iowa Court Ruling Says Doctors Can Prescribe Abortion Drugs by Video
In a unanimous ruling, the Iowa Supreme Court struck down a rule preventing doctors from using telemedicine to dispense abortion-inducing pills in...
Take a Number: 37.2 Trillion: Galaxies or Human Cells?
The counting does not come easily, or exactly, but there are estimates for the number of cells in the human body and galaxies in the observable...
Global Health: Starvation Timetable in a Pandemic
Researchers at EcoHealth Alliance used mathematical models to gauge the effects of an outbreak on the distribution of food.
The New Old Age: At Home, Many Seniors Are Imprisoned by Their Independence
Almost two million Americans over age 65 rarely or never leave their homes. They are more likely to be minority women, and in poor health....
Clinical Trial of Experimental Ebola Drug Is Halted
Tekmira Pharmaceuticals announced Friday that the trial of TKM-Ebola-Guinea had been stopped because it did not demonstrate a therapeutic benefit....