Shared: After a Stillbirth, a Silent Delivery Room
After Dr. Eleni Michailidis delivered a stillborn son, she and her husband sought to honor their infant and the experience.
Q&A: A Possibly Lifesaving Guide to Heart Attacks
Some signs that you may be having a heart attack, and what you should do.
Mending Hearts: Blood Pressure, the Mystery Number
More than 58 million Americans take medicines to lower blood pressure, reducing their risk of heart attack and stroke. But experts aren’t certain...
Well: Surgery for Knee Pain May Not Provide Benefits
People in their 50s and older often get arthroscopic surgery for knee pain, but a new review of studies suggests that it has serious risks....
Mending Hearts: Putting Stents to the Test
Cardiologists often treat angina by opening arteries with stents, but drug therapy may be more effective.
Q&A: The Inevitability of Yellow Teeth
In addition to external factors like drinking coffee and smoking, there are at least two structural changes that contribute to discoloration....
Well: Pollution May Age the Brain
Exposure to air pollution may hasten brain aging, a new study has found.
Well: Seeking Efficient Paths to Slimmer Children
Several popular strategies not only help children achieve and maintain a normal weight but also save a lot of health care dollars, researchers...
Well: Science Weighs In on High Heels
The heroine of “Jurassic World” runs from rampaging beasts in high heels, without turning a hair or an ankle. But research on the biomechanics of...
States Take Few Steps to Fill Gap if Supreme Court Blocks Health Subsidies
Just a few states have plans in place to create state health exchanges and provide subsidies to residents if the Supreme Court rules they can no...
Cigna Rejects an Overture From Anthem
Anthem’s $47 billion takeover bid for Cigna comes as companies look to become even bigger to take advantage of the changes in the health insurance...
Health Insurers Brace for Supreme Court Ruling
About 6.4 million people could lose subsidies if the court decides the Affordable Care Act does not allow them in states without their own...