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The Big Umbrella Festival, arriving in April 2018, hopes to make theater a safe space for children on the autism spectrum.
My daughter’s adolescence arrived with my 60th year, and the girl had a mean left jab. Were we both getting too old for horseplay?
House Republican leaders failed Thursday to round up enough votes for their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Dr. Lifschutz spent a weekend in jail in 1969 defending his position that a privilege of confidentiality should be extended to psychotherapists.
Giving away costly reproductive treatments by the luck of the draw makes clear our Las Vegas-style culture of medicine, where you have to ante up for better care.
A look at what the health bill would do, who it would affect, and how it changed to get the conservative Freedom Caucus to yes.
With a new technique, German researchers isolated Neanderthal and Denisovan DNA from sediment alone, opening new possibilities in archaeology.
Serena Williams won the Australian Open in her eighth week of pregnancy, a time when many women are dead tired and suffering from morning sickness.
A pivot from “repeal and replace” to “repair and rebrand” could be smart politics for the president.
There are three rules that states could apply to waive in the newest proposed revision to the Republicans’ health care plan.
Postpartum hemorrhage, which kills 100,000 women in developing countries, can be treated with a nearly forgotten blood-clotter invented in the 1950s.
The insurer’s earnings beat expectations, but it warned it could withdraw from some marketplaces or raise rates if the government does not continue co-payment subsidies for low-income people.
The support of the House Freedom Caucus breathed new life into efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act, but it was not clear whether it was enough.
People who drank one to six artificially sweetened drinks a week had a higher risk of stroke or dementia.
Michael Weinstein’s AIDS Healthcare Foundation treats an enormous number of patients — and makes an enormous amount of money. Is that why so many activists distrust him?
Thousands of scientists and science enthusiasts took to the streets in Washington and around the world on Saturday to protest.
A growing number of speech language therapists cater to transgender clients seeking to retrain their voices.
In a time when social media outrage can be prompted with one misstep, Trojan is unveiling an ad campaign directed at women.
Baby carriers, mattresses, strollers and other fixtures lead to injuries and emergency room visits for some 66,000 young children a year, a study finds.
Drinking sugary beverages is associated with markers of accelerated aging and early signs of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study reports.
A video game is being used to help understand the structure of neurons, which could aid in treatment of diseases like Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s.
Most patients in a large study either took less of the lifesaving medicines than needed or stopped taking the drugs entirely within two years.
Hospital data suggests that some immigrants from Africa and the Caribbean, thinking they are still immune, do not take precautions on home visits.
Patients recover equally well and may experience fewer complications with outpatient rehabilitation, studies show.
Research shows treatment for substance abuse disorders is a great value for society, but many programs have long waiting lists.