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- Feb 1 201716 minutes
Listen To The Voices In Your Head
Schizophrenics and other people with unquiet minds are locked up, medicated, and stigmatized. Now a radical movement is telling them they might not be sick at all.
- Jan 23 20174 minutes
Pharma’s Worst Nightmare
Drug companies fear negotiating prices with Uncle Sam | “America would be lifting a rock to hit its own feet”
- Jul 1 20161 minute
Make the Gym Pay Off
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
- Feb 3 20172 minutes
Tooth, Heal Thyself
Researchers stimulated the regrowth of teeth in mice.
- Feb 1 20171 minute
Clot On Command
TOURNIQUETS HAVE been used to stanch the flow of blood since Alexander the Great marched his soldiers across Asia Minor. But researchers at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research in Manhasset, New York, have put a new twist on the old technolog
- Oct 24 20161 minute
Our Addiction Crisis Can Be Solved—With Hardwork
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
- Dec 19 20164 minutes
My Battle With Depression
IN A NEW MEMOIR, THE SINGER DETAILS HER 2011 DESCENT INTO SUICIDAL DESPAIR AND THE LONG, HARD ROAD BACK TO HEALTH
- Jan 20 20173 minutes
Clinics seeking a profit and patients desperately wanting a baby has resulted in a booming business, but of nearly 30 fertility clinic add-ons reviewed by researchers, only one increased a woman’s chances of having a baby.
- Aug 22 20167 minutes
When it comes to preventing cognitive decline, simple lifestyle changes are finally being borne out by science
- Jun 1 20161 minute
Meet the Designers Hoping to Treat ADHD and Alzheimer's with Gaming
These are games that kids and parents can all appreciate.
- Dec 1 20167 minutes
The Life-Changing Magic Of Mushrooms
A single dose of magic mushrooms can make people with severe anxiety and depression better for months, according to a landmark pair of new studies.
- Jan 27 20174 minutes
Many Women With Breast Cancer Treated Needlessly
Many women with breast cancer detected by a mammogram are treated unnecessarily, because screening tests found slow-growing tumors that are essentially harmless.
- Jan 23 20176 minutes
All The Doctors Will See You Now
Executive health programs are convenient for the C-suite—and great for hospitals’ balance sheets
- Jul 1 20161 minute
Snuff Out Smoke Damage
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.
- Feb 20 20171 minute
Michael Belfiore Form and function The Mi-eye2 is a wide-angle camera in a disposable needle with a USB-connected tablet meant to diagnose joint injuries without an MRI. Innovator Jeffrey O’Donnell Sr. Age 56 Chief executive officer of Trice Med
- Jan 20 20174 minutes
Obamacare Repeal Threatens Rural Hospitals
Loss of local hospitals means lost jobs as well as healthcare.
- Mar 20 20147 minutes
Take Light, Not Drugs: How light therapy can treat disorders from depression to Alzheimer’s disease.
For Ryan Sherman*, a 34-year-old lawyer, something changed eight years ago when he moved from Texas to Europe and then to Boston and New York City: The shorter winter days of the more northern latitudes were like a dead weight on his emotions. “I’d g
- Jan 1 20171 minute
Consumer genomics could change the way we approach everything from exercise to skin care. Here are some of the applications that researchers are exploring: SPORTS Certain genes are associated with endurance and strength, which could signal what spo
- Dec 1 20161 minute
EpiPen Parents Beat Back Big Pharma
Never underestimate the power of parents who feel their children’s lives are endangered because of corporate greed. Outraged parents unleashed their fury on pharmaceutical maker Mylan for “unconscionable price gouging” on a product that their childr
- Jan 27 20178 minutes
Veterinary Interns Speak Out Against Exploitation
Thirteen individuals described their current or former internship experience as akin to being "slave laborers."
- Dec 12 20162 minutes
Kim & Kanye Their New Family Crisis
WHEN KANYE WEST ranted about Beyoncé and complimented Trump before abruptly leaving the stage at his Nov. 19 concert, many fans shrugged it off as one more controversial move by a consistently unpredictable artist. But it seems West’s outbursts are m
- Oct 31 20162 minutes
My Famıly’s Battle With Mental Illness
IN A NEW BOOK, THE STAR OPENS UP ABOUT HOW SHE SAVED HER SCHIZOPHRENIC MOM
- Nov 7 20161 minute
Model’s Death Ruled Accidental After Chiropractic Adjustment
Playboy model Katie May suffered a torn artery and stroke
- Dec 1 20161 minute
Grateful for Generous Support
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- Dec 1 20161 minute
Patching Together Affordable Care
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- Oct 1 20161 minute
The Abortion Doctor
interview by ANNA-CATHERINE BRIGIDA GYNECOLOGIST Germán Cardoso’s abortion clinic is easy to find. Located on a residential street in Tandil, Argentina, a small city four hours south of Buenos Aires, the office is marked with a placard bearing the 5
- Dec 19 20161 minute
Making America (Measurably) Great
The CDC’s statistics on life expectancy are sobering but also a prod to shape health policy
- Dec 1 20168 minutes
IN MANY WAYS, THE HEALTH GAP IS ONLY WIDENING AS MEDICINE ADVANCES. NEW DRUGS, TREATMENTS, AND FACILITIES ARE OFTEN AVAILABLE ONLY FOR THE FEW WITH MONEY AND ACCESS, NOT THE MANY IN NEED. THE INDIVIDUALS IN THIS CATEGORY WANT TO CLOSE THE CHASM. A WH
- Sep 26 20162 minutes
A Doctor’s Life-Changing Choice
HOSPITAL PSYCHOLOGIST JEANELLE FOLBRECHT OPENED HER HEART AND HOME TO A BOY BATTLING LEUKEMIA ALL ON HIS OWN
- Oct 1 20132 minutes
10 Easy Ways to Minimize Stress
The biggest hazard to your business may be the one you can't see: chronic stress.