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What does a gluten-free label mean? It must contain less than 20 parts per million of gluten. nyti.ms/1mHVdBL
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But in workers of lower socioeconomic status, more than 55 hours a week of work translated to 30% increase in risk of Type 2 diabetes.
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Working long hours does not increase risk of diabetes in wealthier workers. nyti.ms/1mHWPvf
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Drug Patents Held Overseas Can Pare Makers’ Tax Bills nyti.ms/1yxqvjW
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Confused about gluten? It’s a protein in grains like wheat, rye and barley that contains gliadin peptide. nyti.ms/1mHVdBL
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Global Health: A Dog’s Life in Chad: Filling Up on Fish Guts and on Guinea Worms nyti.ms/1u6X4Bn
Abdominal pain and bloating are the most common signs of Celiac disease. nyti.ms/1mHVdBL
Reactions: Nature in the Balance, Gene Tests, Artificial Sweetners and Diabetes nyti.ms/1rxePHE
The Scan: Science Events: Dancing Particle Physics and Science-Inspired Fashion nyti.ms/1u6X2cI
Well: After Surgery, Predicting a Speedy Recovery nyti.ms/1u6Wfsj
Well: Vets Face Rising Worry Over Fleas nyti.ms/1rxdII8
Celiac disease now affects one in 100 Caucasians. nyti.ms/1mHVdBL
Well: Working Long Hours Tied to Diabetes Risk nyti.ms/1nB6apu
The New Health Care: Auto-Renewing Your Health Plan May Be Bad for You, and for Competition nyti.ms/1CAPGkt
The New Health Care: What We’re Learning About Drug Company Payments to Doctors nyti.ms/1sKNcyO
Well: Celiac Disease, a Common, but Elusive, Diagnosis nyti.ms/1sKKh92
Just because your last dying wish is to die at home does not mean that it will be granted. nyti.ms/1rk7YE6
A breast cancer drug that appears to extend patients lives significantly. nyti.ms/1BrBJmt
U.S.D.A. to Start Program to Support Local and Organic Farming nyti.ms/1rmHQIH
Costs Can Go Up Fast When E.R. Is in Network but the Doctors Are Not nyti.ms/1wQ5JYg
Georgia Colleges Prohibiting Tobacco, but Questions About Enforcement Linger nyti.ms/1rmHOAy
Dire Warnings by Big Tobacco on E-Smoking nyti.ms/1wQ5JYe
Liberia’s chief medical officer is placing herself under quarantine for 3 weeks after her assistant died of Ebola. nyti.ms/1rmlirB
“I want to go home, to my books and my music,” he said. But the forces of the health care system were against him. nyti.ms/1vbEZ5c
Untangling the troubling relationship between anxiety drugs and Alzheimer’s disease. nyti.ms/1BrDD6C
People are trying to cope with ebola in Monrovia with few resources. Photo: a makeshift protective suit by @bcsolomon pic.twitter.com/lnkOxeIdXT
Advanced breast cancer patients who received Perjeta had a median survival time nearly 16 months longer than control. nyti.ms/1BrBJmt
A drug called Perjeta used to treat advanced breast cancer has had what appears to be unprecedented success. nyti.ms/1BrBJmt
Looking for healthy dinner ideas for this week? Here's a selection from the new cooking site: nyti.ms/1rmkrad pic.twitter.com/f59UFkOOB6
Roche Breast Cancer Drug Appears to Greatly Extend Patients’ Lives nyti.ms/1vjounN
Weight before cardio. Cardio before weights. It doesn’t matter so long as you do both. nyti.ms/1pwdiO5
Gerald Larue, Early Advocate of Right to Die, Dies at 98 nyti.ms/YsFnzK
In Liberia and U.S., Precautions for Two Ebola Workers nyti.ms/1sDZtVF
An outbreak of respiratory illness infecting 225 children is baffling scientists. nyti.ms/1pwXIl7
Caffeine is just one of the many peculiar things in the water. nyti.ms/1vbGksM
If a child has labored breathing that involves wheezing or chest pain, the child requires immediate care. Could be enterovirus 68.
A baby who has to stop drinking from a bottle to breathe should be seen by a doctor. Could be enterovirus 68.
Symptoms in the current outbreak of enterovirus 68 resemble those of a bad cold, including body aches and cough.
An outbreak of respiratory illness first observed in the Midwest has spread to 38 states. nyti.ms/1ok2gvV
A woman’s story of running with large breasts and little support. nyti.ms/1vbFvjK
Infants in the single-family neonatal intensive care rooms did better than those in shared rooms. nyti.ms/1raf91p
A seemingly simple wish — to die at home — has gotten very complicated. nyti.ms/1vbEZ5c
Ebola Doctor Shortage Eases as Volunteers Begin to Step Forward nyti.ms/1mzoIWl
This respiratory illness among children continues to spread and puzzle doctors.nyti.ms/1u33nps
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Opinion: Women’s Atypical Heart Attacks nyti.ms/ZZ3Z4i
What’s more effective cardio and then 30 minutes of weight lifting? Or the reverse? nyti.ms/1pwdiO5
A day after open, the new 100+ bed #Monrovia #Ebola clinic is full. Once again, sick must wait outside @MSF center. pic.twitter.com/7xPISsLOKg
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