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In China, Illegal Drugs Are Sold Online in an Unbridled Market

New York Times - Health - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 12:31

Authorities have shown little interest in seriously regulating clandestine labs, turning China into a leading producer and exporter of synthetic drugs.







Wait Lists Grow as Many More Veterans Seek Care and Funding Falls Far Short

New York Times - Health - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 18:43

The number of veterans on waiting lists of one month or more is now 50 percent higher than it was during the height of last year’s problems.







Anthem Makes $47 Billion Offer for Rival Cigna

New York Times - Health - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 14:37

The move is the latest step toward an expected consolidation among health insurance companies.







Mending Hearts: Building a Better Valve

New York Times - Health - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 12:10

A new approach to replacing narrowed heart valves allows older and sicker patients to survive treatment.







Mixed Effects Are Seen on an Affordable Care Act Repeal

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 20:49

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said repealing the Affordable Care Act would increase federal deficits and the number of uninsured Americans, but it would also raise economic output.







8 Indicted in Identity Thefts of Patients at Montefiore Medical Center

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 20:35

A hospital employee and seven others were indicted on Friday on charges of stealing the personal information of as many as 12,000 patients.







Genome Studies Show How Ebola Spread Initially

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 19:53

Scientists have developed a fuller picture of how the virus spread and evolved by tracking mutations in its genome.







Iowa Court Ruling Says Doctors Can Prescribe Abortion Drugs by Video

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 19:22

In a unanimous ruling, the Iowa Supreme Court struck down a rule preventing doctors from using telemedicine to dispense abortion-inducing pills in remote clinics.







Take a Number: 37.2 Trillion: Galaxies or Human Cells?

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 15:10

The counting does not come easily, or exactly, but there are estimates for the number of cells in the human body and galaxies in the observable universe.







Global Health: Starvation Timetable in a Pandemic

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 14:13

Researchers at EcoHealth Alliance used mathematical models to gauge the effects of an outbreak on the distribution of food.







The New Old Age: At Home, Many Seniors Are Imprisoned by Their Independence

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 12:29

Almost two million Americans over age 65 rarely or never leave their homes. They are more likely to be minority women, and in poor health.







Clinical Trial of Experimental Ebola Drug Is Halted

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 12:01

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals announced Friday that the trial of TKM-Ebola-Guinea had been stopped because it did not demonstrate a therapeutic benefit.







Well: When Doctors Don’t Talk to Doctors

New York Times Fitness & Nutrition - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 11:50

Poor communication between doctors and patients is discussed relatively frequently. But what about confusion between the teams of doctors who share patients in the hospital?









Well: When Doctors Don’t Talk to Doctors

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 11:50

Poor communication between doctors and patients is discussed relatively frequently. But what about confusion between the teams of doctors who share patients in the hospital?







Well: The Weekly Health Quiz: High-Heels, Fats and Test-Tube Babies

New York Times Fitness & Nutrition - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 11:46

Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.









Well: The Weekly Health Quiz: High-Heels, Fats and Test-Tube Babies

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 11:46

Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.







The Saturday Profile: A German Writer Translates a Puzzling Illness Into a Best-Selling Book

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 10:02

After Giulia Enders investigated an illness that had left her covered with sores as a teenager, she began taking it upon herself to educate people about digestion.







Well: Alzheimer’s Supplements Targeted by U.S. Senator

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 09:53

Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri this week raised concerns about dietary supplements that claim to protect against dementia and Alzheimer’s disease







Well: Alzheimer’s Supplements Targeted by U.S. Senator

New York Times Fitness & Nutrition - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 09:53

Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri this week raised concerns about dietary supplements that claim to protect against dementia and Alzheimer’s disease









Well: Ask Well: Can You Drink Too Much Water?

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 09:53

Dehydration can be dangerous during exercise, but is it possible to drink too much water?







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