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The push to achieve new and exciting findings is one reason researchers are having trouble confirming prior studies.
Before Obamacare, insurers often labeled minor maladies pre-existing conditions. Republican health care bills could return us to those days.
One aspect of national security would be shortchanged in the president’s budget proposal: protecting against deadly pathogens, man-made or natural.
Professor Bliss unraveled the story behind the discovery of the hormone, which transformed diabetes from a death sentence into a manageable condition.
Hotter nights in a warming world could have significant effects on how well people sleep, a new study suggests.
As the legislative realities of replacing the health law become clear, some Republicans are turning their attention to a different target: tax reform.
Safety-net hospitals keep us all healthy by treating the patients no one else wants. Don’t let Republicans destroy them.
A federal judge in Manhattan said UPS needed to pay a “very significant award” to curb future conduct and to send a message to company executives.
The Congressional Budget Office’s assessment of the House’s health bill predicts dysfunctional markets for about one-sixth of the population.
New data from the health department reveals that 32 infants were born in the city to 402 women infected with the virus, all in travel-related cases.
A hospital chaplain counsels people in the throes of medical emergencies, unexpected diagnoses and end-of-life decisions.
The free cardboard boxes, which double as a baby’s first bed, aren’t regulated and have not been proven to reduce infant mortality.
Judy O’Connor was by her son’s side throughout his studies at Chapman University, in Orange, Calif. On Saturday, she was awarded an honorary M.B.A. degree.
We’ve learned a lot about nostalgia, what triggers it and how it works. (Caution for readers of a certain age: sentimental songs and videos ahead.)
Dr. Reed and her husband turned a personal calamity into a crusade to spare other women from the medical procedure that harmed her.
The budget office’s report also found that the bill would reduce federal deficits by $119 billion over a decade, less than the $150 billion in savings projected for an earlier version of the bill.
Elinore F. McCance-Katz has promoted drug and hospital treatment as paths to wellness, leaving some who emphasize community and family support skeptical.
Some people carry gene mutations that leave them nearly impervious to heart attacks. Learning how these mutations work has led to a novel experimental treatment.
Reporter Margot Sanger-Katz examines high-risk pools, the controversy at the heart of the health care debate.
Regular, brisk walks improved thinking skills in older people with a common form of age-related memory loss.
Four things that health care experts will be looking for in today’s health care analysis, and what they think it will say.
Researchers said at least one million people would die worldwide if the Trump administration’s proposed funding cuts to public health programs were enacted.
Eating chocolate may lower the risk for atrial fibrillation, the irregular heartbeat that can lead to stroke and heart failure.
The risk of developing an infection at the site of a surgical wound increases during the summer months.
By a new metric that takes into account economic means, some countries are making surprising gains in health, while the United States lags behind.
Although tests did find slightly increased DNA damage, compared with freeze-dried earth sperm, the space version did the job when it came to fertilizing eggs.
New federal rules may make it easier for researchers to conduct behavioral experiments. Critics worry that academics cannot judge whether their studies are harmful.
The request could further destabilize insurance markets just as insurers are developing rates and deciding whether to participate in 2018.