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Doctors, researchers, scientists—even ancient philosophers—have long claimed exercise works like a miracle drug. Now they have proof
IN A PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE conspicuously devoid of substantive policy or civil agreement, there was one notable exception. By the end of the town-hall showdown on Oct. 9, it was clear both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agreed that President Obama’s
IT’S NOT WIDELY KNOWN, BUT EACH year, hundreds of women in the U.S. are born without the ability to carry a child—because they don’t have uteruses. Now, thanks to a groundbreaking series of experimental surgeries, doctors are hoping to change these w
The prescription-opioid epidemic is one of the most urgent public-health challenges of our time. Since 1999, overdose deaths have quadrupled, which parallels the quantity of opioids prescribed. The majority of prescription opioids that are being misu
Playboy model Katie May suffered a torn artery and stroke
THE PHOTO WAS so startling that it almost seemed staged. In the driver’s seat, the man’s head is dropped back, his eyes closed, mouth agape, one hand draped on the steering wheel in front of him and the other in his lap. In the passenger seat, a woma
If you’re worried about an adolescent and aren’t sure what to do, heed the advice of Fadi Haddad, a psychiatrist and the co-author of Helping Kids in Crisis
CHRISTINA DUGAN In 1980 actress Mackenzie Phillips joined her father, John Phillips (whom Mackenzie claimed she had an incestuous relationship with in her 2009 memoir High on Arrival), in rehab for an out-of-control cocaine habit that had gotten her
THE MONEY LINK: Lighting up burns a big hole in your wallet. Buy a $7 pack of cigarettes a day, and you’re spending $2,555 a year. Over 20 years your tab skyrockets to $93,987, assuming prices rise by 6% a year. (Calculate your own bill at smokefree.
IN A NEW BOOK, THE STAR OPENS UP ABOUT HOW SHE SAVED HER SCHIZOPHRENIC MOM
TUNNEL VISION CAN SET IN WITH A new cancer diagnosis. Everyone—the doctor, the patient, the patient’s loved ones—focuses almost exclusively on treatment: the chemotherapy, surgery and radiation that aim to keep a patient alive for as long as possible
Hands-on selling transformed anti-addiction drug Vivitrol into a success.
ALREADY A CANCER SURVIVOR, THE OLYMPIC SKATER FACES HIS THIRD BRAIN TUMOR WITH HOPE, FAITH & FAMILY
MOST HIV TESTS don’t actually check for the virus that causes AIDS. Rather, assays search blood samples for antibodies that humans produce to fight the pathogen. Particularly in the early phases of infection, the immune system may not respond strongl
HERE’S HOW TO MAKE THE SMARTEST CHOICES DURING THIS YEAR’S OPEN ENROLLMENT.
DESPITE HIGHER PRICES AND FEWER CHOICES, YOU CAN STILL FIND THE COVERAGE YOU NEED.
THEIR PREGNANCY NEWS WENT VIRAL. AND WHEN THEIR CHILD WAS IN DANGER, FANS CARRIED THEM THROUGH
Glooko's diabetes-management platform allows patients and doctors more information, and investors are interested.
PETER: Well, it depends on what you mean by cure. There are actually two categories. Most of us think in the terms of what’s called a sterilizing cure, something that would get HIV completely removed from a person. But HIV is a retrovirus, which gene
FOR MUHAMMAD ALI, WHO DIED AT age 74 after suffering from Parkinson’s disease, there couldn’t have been a crueler condition to haunt his later years. For the self-proclaimed Greatest, known for his ability to float like a butterfly around his opponen
The health-care industry is full of opportunities. One professional talks about how to take advantage of them.
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INTERVIEW BY ALEXIS SWERDLOFF LIGHTNING ROUND Age: 28. Lives in: Sidney Center, N.Y. Currently reading: Small Animal Anesthesia and Analgesia. Favorite TV show: Peaky Blinders. Go-to news source: The BBC. Pets: None. “I have enough animals aro
Watching your weight, exercising regularly, clocking a good night’s sleep, keeping stress in check—what’s good for your body can also be good for your finances. Here are 23 smart ways to boost your bottom line as well as your well-being.
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Some military veterans are embracing the drug as scientists scramble to study its effects
THE MONEY LINK: Sticking with a fitness routine isn’t always easy. Try focusing on the potential rewards: Heading to the gym at least three times a week has been linked to higher pay—7% more for men, 12% for women, according to Cleveland State associ
TARA JOHN ON MAY 27, FEARS OF A MASS GLOBAL outbreak of the Zika virus compelled 150 respected health experts—including former White House science adviser Philip Rubin—to issue an open letter saying “in the name of public health,” the Summer Olympic
WHEN THE MOSQUITO-BORNE Zika virus began burning through Latin America early this year, the women of the region were left with a choice that was no choice. Zika infections in pregnancy can result in children born with a neurological defect called mic
THE INDUSTRY HAS BEEN HIKING PRICES WITH IMPUNITY FOR YEARS. COME NOVEMBER, THOUGH, THAT COULD CHANGE.
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