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Opinion: What’s Missing in Dr. Oz’s TV Exam Room

New York Times - Health - Fri, 09/16/2016 - 12:02

I watched Trump and the celebrity doctor with my patient, wishing health could really be that simple.

5 Stretches You Should Never Do

Runner's World Headlines - Fri, 09/16/2016 - 11:50

Keeping limber is vital to preventing injury, but make sure you do it right. Some stretches just aren’t worth it.

Your Money Adviser: Health Savings Accounts Require Close Attention

New York Times - Health - Fri, 09/16/2016 - 10:21

With deductibles high, the tax benefits of a health savings account can make sense. But do your homework before signing up.

Retiring: Going for the Gold in the Golden Years

New York Times - Health - Fri, 09/16/2016 - 08:45

Many fitness-oriented older Americans, some who came to sports later in life, test themselves in local, state and national competitions like the Senior Games.

How This Coach Helps His Low-Income Students Dream Big

Runner's World Headlines - Fri, 09/16/2016 - 08:01

The school had no track. Many of the kids lacked running shoes. Few had the means to pay a race fee. He’s working to change all that.

How Much Do Heavy Shoes Slow You Down?

Runner's World Headlines - Fri, 09/16/2016 - 07:36

A study finds that adding even a few ounces affects race times.

First Run: Apple Watch Series 2

Runner's World Headlines - Fri, 09/16/2016 - 07:05

Brief thoughts on the new Apple Watch as a running timekeeper after taking it for its first run.

When You Look Pregnant, but You’re Not

New York Times - Health - Fri, 09/16/2016 - 04:00

I was not, nor have I ever been, pregnant – I’m just a well-fed woman in her 30s wearing an empire-waist dress.

EpiPen Maker Lobbies to Shift High Costs to Others

New York Times - Health - Fri, 09/16/2016 - 02:30

Inclusion on a federal list would mean Mylan could keep its list price high — or even raise it — without patients’ complaining. But consumers would feel it indirectly.

What Happens if EpiPens Get the ‘Preventive’ Label?

New York Times - Health - Fri, 09/16/2016 - 02:30

The move could make the device available to patients with no co-pay. It could allow the company to raise prices while limiting complaints from the public.

Social Q’s: Plenty to Lose in Discussion of Weight and Self-Esteem

New York Times - Health - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 16:14

Also, how a small emergency room doctor can be the bigger woman.

Living With Cancer: Unplugged and Unmoored

New York Times - Health - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 16:06

An electronic blackout isn’t easy for anyone, but it’s especially harrowing for a cancer patient.

New Doctor’s Note Describes Donald Trump’s Health as ‘Excellent’

New York Times - Health - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 15:48

Mr. Trump’s newest disclosure comes after he was criticized for declining to release in-depth records related to his health, taxes and personal fortune.

Despite Leads, Murders of Three Female Runners Remain Unsolved

Runner's World Headlines - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 14:11

New video shows footage of Karina Vetrano running shortly before her death.

What You Need to Know About Fueling for Back-to-Back Races

Runner's World Headlines - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 13:26

Before you toe multiple start lines this season, follow these nutrition strategies.

Senate Approves Funding for Flint Water Crisis

New York Times - Health - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 12:18

The money is part of a larger bill that maps out infrastructure projects in 17 states. Its prospects in the House remain unclear.

Here’s Exactly How Exercise—Or Lack of It—Affects Aging Muscles. This Just Might Change Your Life

Runner's World Headlines - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 11:10

Buried deep inside your muscle tissue may be the secret answer to your flagging energy, growing waist size, and declining health. Take action now.

By One Measure, Health Care Law Is a Record Success

New York Times - Health - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 10:59

While the number of people without health insurance is at its lowest, thanks largely to Obamacare, continued declines are far from certain.