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Well: Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Rice, Beet and Kale Salad With Cider Dressing

New York Times Fitness & Nutrition - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:04

This delicious salad resulted from an effort to create a hearty vegetarian dish while at the same time offering a delicious gluten-free option that the whole family would enjoy.






Liberia President, Citing Ebola Gains, Ends State of Emergency

New York Times - Health - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 09:34

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said she would not extend the state of emergency, which had angered critics.

Pfizer and Aid Groups Team Up on Depo-Provera Contraceptive for Developing World

New York Times - Health - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 09:01

Groups including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation aim to help bring an easier-to-inject form of Depo-Provera to 69 developing countries.

The Innovations Issue: Why Are So Few Blockbuster Drugs Invented Today?

New York Times - Health - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 03:58

Our high-tech process of pharmaceutical research is broken — and the solution might be old-fashioned trial and error.






Researchers to Test New Treatments in Countries Hit Hardest by Ebola

New York Times - Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 22:14

Until now, experimental treatments have mainly been available to the small number of patients treated in the United States and Europe, not Africans at the epidemic’s epicenter.






Web of Incentives in Fatal Indian Sterilizations

New York Times - Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 21:46

People who took part in a sterilization drive in the state of Chhattisgarh that led to 13 deaths described an assembly-line atmosphere with little regard for hygiene.






Health Officials Reassess Strategy to Combat Ebola in Liberia

New York Times - Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 21:10

As the rate of new infections has slowed, American and Liberian officials are debating whether to shift money that was planned for the centers into other programs to combat future outbreaks.






Second Ebola Outbreak in Mali Eclipses Early Success

New York Times - Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 19:18

The West African nation of Mali, which just beat its first outbreak of Ebola, has confirmed a second one that is larger and more threatening, global health authorities said on Wednesday.






National Briefing | Southwest: Texas: Ebola Victim’s Family to Be Paid by Hospital

New York Times - Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 19:02

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, which treated the only Ebola patient to die in the United States, will pay his relatives an undisclosed sum and create a charitable foundation in his name, the family’s lawyer said Wednesday.

Beltway Accounting: The Jonathan Gruber Controversy and Washington’s Dirty Little Secret

New York Times - Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 16:11

It’s common for laws to be structured in ways that might not be very efficient but sound good for political consumption.

Risk Model Seen as Reducing Military Suicides

New York Times - Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 15:05

The computer model identifies a range of factors related to suicide that could allow doctors to follow high-risk soldiers closely and take preventive measures.






Well: Ask Well: Immune to Ebola?

New York Times - Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:19

If a person is infected with Ebola and recovers, are they then immune to the disease or can they still contract it again?






Well: Ask Well: Immune to Ebola?

New York Times Fitness & Nutrition - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:19

If a person is infected with Ebola and recovers, are they then immune to the disease or can they still contract it again?






Well: Website Explores Sugar’s Effects on Health

New York Times - Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:16

SugarScience.org, a new website, seeks to educate the public on how too much sugar makes people sick.






Well: Website Explores Sugar’s Effects on Health

New York Times Fitness & Nutrition - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:16

SugarScience.org, a new website, seeks to educate the public on how too much sugar makes people sick.






Phys Ed: Exercising but Gaining Weight

New York Times - Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 09:54

Many people who take up an exercise regimen wind up heavier, but a simple strategy may improve people’s odds of actually dropping pounds with exercise.






Phys Ed: Exercising but Gaining Weight

New York Times Fitness & Nutrition - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 09:54

Many people who take up an exercise regimen wind up heavier, but a simple strategy may improve people’s odds of actually dropping pounds with exercise.






Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Don’t Ask How to Feed the 9 Billion

New York Times Fitness & Nutrition - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 18:55

The solution isn’t to produce more food, it’s to eliminate poverty.






World Briefing: Mali: New Ebola Case Is Confirmed as Response to First Was Wrapping Up

New York Times - Health - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 18:55

Mali, which was just coming to the end of 21-day quarantines for 108 people linked to its first Ebola case, now has a second, the government announced Tuesday.






Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Don’t Ask How to Feed the 9 Billion

New York Times - Health - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 18:55

The solution isn’t to produce more food, it’s to eliminate poverty.






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