John W. Walsh, Who Fought for Cure for Lung Disease, Dies at 68
He was the co-founder of three groups whose mission was to heighten public awareness of the illness, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and...
The New Health Care: The Cost Can Be Debated, but Meals on Wheels Gets Results
Many peer-reviewed studies point to improved nutrition, but also benefits beyond food.
What Are the Best Snacks Before Bedtime?
Experts often recommend fresh fruit, low-fat cottage cheese, plain yogurt or oatmeal as healthful late-night choices.
Modern Love: Pushed Into the Future When Illness Strikes (in an Unlikely Place)
After contracting a rare case of the mumps as an adult, a man receives bad news about his fertility.
Ties: Not My Mother’s Yoga
As a kid growing up in the Bible belt, I thought my mom’s yoga practice was mortifying. She was such a weirdo. Now I am a weirdo, too.
Cholesterol-Slashing Drug Can Protect High-Risk Heart Patients, Study Finds
Patients who took the drug, Repatha, were significantly less likely to have heart attacks or strokes, researchers concluded. But its high cost will...
Trump and Ryan: Health Bill May Test Marriage of Convenience
President Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan have weathered clashes to advance conservative legislation, but Mr. Trump’s allies are trying to distance him...
Joseph Nicolosi, Advocate of Conversion Therapy for Gays, Dies at 70
Dr. Nicolosi was an influential voice in the “ex-gay” movement, but his contentious views marginalized him within the mental-health profession.
Trilobites: Ancestral Climates May Have Shaped Your Nose
A study led by Penn State researchers found more evidence of the relationship between nose shape and the climate where a person’s ancestors lived.
House Budget Committee Endorses Health Care Repeal Bill
Over the opposition of three conservatives Republicans on the panel, the committee sent the bill to the full House.
Living With Cancer: While Facing a Cancer Choice, Beethoven to the Rescue
I was in a funk about what to do about a D.C.I.S. diagnosis. Music helped guide me.
What Young People Need to Know About Colon Cancer
Colorectal cancers are on the rise in younger people, but doctors and patients often remain unaware of the risk.