New York Times - Health
Thousands of scientists and science enthusiasts took to the streets in Washington and around the world on Saturday to protest.
Visual highlights from the demonstrations in Washington and around the world.
Major League Baseball supports local bans on smokeless tobacco, but a number of players said they viewed them as an invasion of personal rights.
A simple blood test could provide our entire DNA sequence. Could researchers and drug companies use our cells in other ways, without telling us?
Doctors often prescribe levothyroxine to treat an underactive thyroid, and for most it has no effect.
No one really knows why people often report feeling “fuzzy headed” when they have allergies.
Like a rare butterfly, my son is examined and classified with a label: schizoaffective disorder.
In Oklahoma, which has raged against the law, insurance premiums are among the nation’s highest. New Mexico, which oversees its marketplace, has some of the lowest.
A legislator made a last-minute attempt to shut down the International Church of Cannabis, but it opened its doors to the public on Thursday.
Children and nursing mothers should not take codeine or tramadol, the agency cautions.
Protection for people with pre-existing problems would be largely technical as states could waive key insurance rules.
The measure faces an uncertain fate as Congress also must deal with a far more urgent deadline: a looming government shutdown if a new funding measure is not approved.
The timing of stimulation to the brain was determined to be crucial in research published on Thursday, and it might help treat dementia, head injuries and other conditions.
My 97-year-old patient told me he didn’t know if he was looking forward to being 98.
Some experts recommend telling minors about genetic risk so they have time to come to terms with it.
Ms. Vradenburg, a sitcom writer whose mother died of complications of the disease, and her husband raised millions for research and established their own organization to generate greater awareness.
Discrimination, poverty, inequality and violence create unbearable stress, and stress kills. Relieving all of them saves lives and cities.
Coal company bankruptcies have left coverage for retirees, many with chronic ailments, in federal hands. Unless Congress acts this month, benefits will end.
Our workouts may be shaped by what our (virtual) friends do.
Insurers have been closely watching as President Trump and congressional lawmakers debate the future of subsidies that help lower deductibles and co-payments.