Having Heart Surgery? Don’t Stop Your Statins
Patients who continued to take the cholesterol-lowering drugs on the day of surgery had a 48 percent reduced risk of dying in the next 30 days.
Patients Lose Sight After Stem Cells Are Injected Into Their Eyes
Three women suffered severe eye damage at a Florida clinic, exposing gaps in protections for people seeking unproven treatments.
Canadians With Cystic Fibrosis Live 10 Years Longer Than Americans With the Disease
Canadians with cystic fibrosis survive on average more than 10 years longer than Americans with the disease. Health insurance differences may be why.
Gamer’s Death Pushes Risks of Live Streaming Into View
After Brian C. Vigneault died near the end of a 24-hour live stream, many players acknowledged the health risks of a culture that rewards those who...
Me Time: So You Think You Can’t Meditate?
With meditation studios looking to become the new yoga studios, our new wellness columnist learns to train her errant thoughts at Mndfl.
Some Gun Laws Tied to Lower Suicide Rates
Background checks and waiting periods for gun purchases may help reduce suicide rates, a new study suggests.
Phys Ed: Breaking the Two-Hour Marathon Barrier
Running a marathon in under two hours may be easier than we think, a new study suggests. At least for some of us.
Public Health: Obamacare Isn’t in a ‘Death Spiral.’ (Its Replacement Probably Won’t Be Either.)
The health law has been less competitive than proponents had hoped, and prices have gone up sharply. That’s not the same as a complete market failure.
Cutting Planned Parenthood Would Increase Medicaid Births, C.B.O. Says
Defunding Planned Parenthood for a year would increase Medicaid spending by $21 million, and $77 million by 2026, the Congressional Budget Office...
Henry S. Lodge, Author of ‘Younger Next Year’ Books, Dies at 58
Dr. Lodge’s guide to youthfulness involved regular workouts, abstaining from junk food, and connecting.
No Brasil, bebês prisioneiros do zika são envolvidos pelos cuidados dos seus pais
No empobrecido Nordeste do Brasil, dedicados e amorosos pais e mães vivem em função das necessidades dos filhos cujas graves deficiências estão...
Ryan Points to Deficit Cut to Seek Support for Health Care Bill
Speaker Paul D. Ryan cited the Congressional Budget Office’s forecast for a $337 billion reduction in the deficit to try to gain the backing of...