The Confidence Gap for Girls: 5 Tips for Parents of Tween and Teen Girls
Between the ages of 8 and 14, girls’ confidence levels fall by 30 percent. Fighting it requires taking some risks.
The New Health Care: Uber, Lyft and the Urgency of Saving Money on Ambulances
‘Don’t reflexively call an ambulance,’ a Harvard researcher says. In many cases, a cheaper way makes sense.
NEWS ANALYSIS: More Evidence That Nutrition Studies Don’t Always Add Up
A Cornell food scientist’s downfall could reveal a bigger problem in nutrition research.
Sloan Kettering Executive Turns Over Windfall Stake in Biotech Start-Up
With the cancer center’s corporate ties under scrutiny, the hospital told employees that no one should profit personally from representing MSK on...
Boy Who Was Tongue-Tied Speaks for First Time
Mason Motz, who suffered a brain aneurysm when he was a baby, was mostly nonverbal for years until his dentist noticed that Mason had an issue with...
Pam Henry, the Last Poster Child for Polio, Dies at 68
Ms. Henry was part of the last March of Dimes publicity campaign against the disease. She later became one of the first female TV reporters in...
Global Health: Ebola Likely to Spread From Congo to Uganda, W.H.O. Says
Local fighting and fleeing patients led the organization to increase its alert level. The disease has appeared in a Congolese fishing village near...
Gender Letter: Damaging a Man’s Good Name Versus Damaging a Woman’s Life
What often seems an afterthought is that for millions of women, and men, who have endured sexual violence, the toll is life-altering. It’s trauma...
Today, Be Kind to Yourself
The Kavanaugh-Blasey testimonies have stirred up painful memories for many. Here’s what you can do about it.
Dr. Lois Jovanovic, 71, Dies; Helped Diabetic Women Have Babies
A third-generation diabetic herself, she upset conventional wisdom in finding that women whose blood sugar level was controlled could safely give...
The New Old Age: In the Nursing Home, Empty Beds and Quiet Halls
Fewer patients are winding up in nursing homes, and hundreds of the facilities are closing each year.
What Men Should Know About #MeToo: It’s About Them
Women “are laying themselves bare to awaken us, so we can do better,” said Wade Davis, a former N.F.L. player.