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Joan Rivers's Treatment Seen as Possible Example of V.I.P. Syndrome
Retro Report: Selling Prozac as the Life-Enhancing Cure for Mental Woes
Sometimes a nearby cupcake can be more problematic than nearby crack.
Op-Ed Contributors: A Cancer Battle We Can Win
Browse NYT Cooking's favorite healthy dinner recipes (Photo: Andrew Scrivani for NYT)
Woman wants HIV drugs. No evidence she has HIV. What’s a doctor to do?
Browse NYT Cooking's favorite healthy brunch recipes (Photo: Andrew Scrivani for NYT)
Panel advises against prescribing testosterone to men who only have aging issues, such as low energy and libido.
Terence Moakley, Advocate for Disabled, Dies at 69
Paying Till It Hurts: After Surgery, Surprise $117,000 Medical Bill From Doctor He Didn't Know
Browse NYT Cooking's favorite healthy appetizer recipes (Photo: Andrew Scrivani for NYT)
Ever heard of a dynamometer? Some think it should be in every doctor’s office in America.
News Analysis: Can a Computer Replace Your Doctor?
Sunday afternoon project idea: make focaccia from scratch.
Moderate weight loss reduced the risk of Type 2 diabetes by nearly what percent? The weekly quiz:
Our guide to activity trackers: David Sedaris’ essay on what one did to him:
It’s better to make gradual changes in what and how much you eat than try a crash diet.
Liberia accounts for more than half of all Ebola cases.
Lockdown Begins in Sierra Leone to Battle Ebola
Americans’ beer bellies are getting bigger.
Guinter Kahn, Inventor of Baldness Remedy, Dies at 80
Hospitals in Kashmir Struggle After Flooding, Deepening a Health Crisis
Even if your not moving around — standing seems to be better than sitting.
A 65-year-old woman is younger than a 65-year-old man.
How readers responded to the @NYTmag article on abortions by mail.
A woman suspected to have Ebola is taken to ambulance in Sierra Leone. Photo by @samuel_aranda
The number of people in West Africa who have died from Ebola doubled in the past month.…
Your Money Adviser: Rule Changes Increase Flexibility in Pretax Health Care Accounts
Hearing focuses on security weaknesses in government healthcare site.
Donating one’s body to science may be a generous thing to do. But it’s not easy to pull off.
The beer belly is on the rise in America — even as people’s weight stays otherwise the same.
Girl watches Ebola spray team disinfect her house in Monrovia. By @berehulak
.@berehulak is doing an incredible job covering Ebola in Liberia. His Instagram photos:
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More than half of Americans have what is considered abdominal obesity.
Fear and rage in Guinea: Mob kills journalist and officials at Ebola community awareness event.
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Average waist circumference — but not BMI— increased significantly in the U.S. between 1999 and 2012.
Donating your body "to science" takes planning. One family's story:…
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Well: The Expanding American Waistline
Business Briefing: F.D.A. Approves Trulicity, a Drug for Type 2 Diabetes
Ebola Presents Challenge, and an Opportunity, for U.N. Leader
Fear of Ebola Drives Mob to Kill Officials in Guinea
DealBook: Bayer to Spin Off Plastics Group to Focus on Health Care
World Briefing: Syria: Opposition Investigates Vaccine
About New York: An Effort to Raise Awareness of Sepsis, Led by Families Touched by It
Health Care Act Still Covers 7.3 Million
Op-Ed Contributor: When Medicine Is Futile
Were you paying attention this week? The health quiz:
Artificial sweeteners are a $1.5-billion-a-year market @kchangnyt reported last year.
Artificial sweeteners may disrupt the body’s ability to regulate blood sugar.