Supreme Court Allows Nationwide Health Care Subsidies
The case concerned a central part of the Affordable Care Act, which created marketplaces, known as exchanges, to allow people who lack insurance to...
News Analysis: Measuring Health Insurance Subsidies’ Success
They appear to have drawn substantial numbers of younger, healthier people into the new insurance markets, stabilizing premiums, even for those who...
Well: The Joy of (Just the Right Amount of) Sex
Sex makes people happy, but more isn’t always better.
Pursuit of Cash Taints Promise of Gene Tests
As labs and research start-ups grow, the federal government is scrutinizing their relationships with doctors, as well as their payment and billing...
Health Panel Recommends Cautious Approach to Meningitis B Vaccine
A committee convened by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention opted to let doctors decide on the vaccine, which is new and relatively...
Well: Bad Neighborhoods May Be Bad for Your DNA
Researchers have found that living in unsafe neighborhoods is associated with shorter telomere length, a marker of aging cells....
Well: Ugly Fruits (and Vegetables) Get a Makeover
An ad campaign is changing the way French consumers view unattractive produce.
Recipes for Health: Cherries Add a Sweet Touch to Tabbouleh
As a stand-in for tomatoes, the stone fruit adds a juicy surprise in every bite.
Well: Fidgeting May Benefit Children With A.D.H.D.
Instead of telling children with hyperactivity and attention problems to sit still, perhaps we should encourage them to wriggle at will....
National Briefing | Washington: Chemical Safety Bill Advances
The House on Tuesday easily passed a measure that would make the first major changes in 39 years to a law intended to protect people from exposure...
Attorney General Faults Liquid Nicotine Retailers for Improper Packaging
Two retailers in Manhattan and two online retailers were found to have sold the product, used for e-cigarettes, in packaging that was not...
Labels for Edible Marijuana Often Err on Potency, Study Says
An analysis of 75 edible marijuana products found that labels on just 17 percent accurately described levels of THC, the main psychoactive...