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Women who slept less than 6.25 hours a night were almost three times as likely to have gestational diabetes as those who slept more.
Experts say there are steps you can take to help fight the sadness and anxiety that a stream of bad news may be causing.
The move is another shake-up in the pharmacy benefits manager industry, and deals a blow to Express Scripts.
The mayor has calmed fears related to Ebola and the Zika viruses, and pushed a mental health program called ThriveNYC.
A large-scale new study found that concussions in adolescents can increase the risk of later developing multiple sclerosis.
State regulators and insurers have found a way to funnel more federal money into the markets and protect consumers from big rate hikes.
A plan by Senators Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Patty Murray of Washington to fund health subsidies for low-income consumers won President Trump’s backing.
In general, prosperity brings better health. But economic booms are also associated with air pollution, stress and car accidents.
The device helps me control my glucose without pricking my fingers to test drops of blood. I buy it overseas, but it’s coming to America.
A growing body of research has given rise to the idea that you don’t have to give birth to develop the “baby blues.”
Condoms are almost guaranteed giggle-inducers, so serious reporting about a new line available in 60 different sizes was a bit of a balancing act.
The ruling, by a federal judge in Texas, is a setback for Allergan, which had transferred the patents to a Mohawk tribe in order to protect them.
Men have long complained about how condoms fit. Now a manufacturer is selling condoms in 60 sizes, in combinations of 10 lengths and nine circumferences.
The incidence of mouth and throat cancers caused by the human papilloma virus in men has now surpassed the incidence of HPV-related cervical cancers in women.
New research shows that the number of eggs a woman has left doesn’t necessarily predict her ability to conceive naturally.
Was I going to risk my longevity to avoid hurting my doctor’s feelings? I needed a physician I respected and trusted.
Taking childhood trauma into account means asking inmates “What happened to you?” instead of “What is wrong with you?”
H.S.A.s offer a triple tax benefit, and if you change jobs, the H.S.A. moves with you. But they’re available only with high-deductible health insurance plans.
A nine-month course of treatment seems to work as well as a longer regimen to cure drug-resistant tuberculosis, a growing threat to global health.
Life-settlement providers purchase policies from older people who want the money now. Sometimes that’s a good idea — and sometimes not.
WeWork wants you to work nice with others and live nice with others. And now, at its new gyms, work out nice with others.
While untreated diabetes itself can be deadly, complications from the disease such as heart attacks are a more common cause of death.
The White House said President Trump was scrapping health insurance subsidies, and he signed a separate order allowing the sale of cheaper polices with fewer benefits.
An inquiry centered on actions by a New York Congressman who is a majority stockholder in a biotech company.
Cracking up may be a better option than breaking down, or so three recent books by young people with cancer suggest.