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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.
Most-read on @nytimes site. MT @ReedAbelson Panel Urges Overhauling Health Care at End of Life ICYM by @PamBellcuk
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The New Old Age Blog: Donating the Body
U.S. Lays Out Strategy to Combat Crisis of Antibiotic Resistance
U.S. Lays Out Strategy to Combat Crisis of Antibotic Resistance
Ebola Deaths Doubled in a Month, Health Group Says
Yes, I’m a surgeon. But no, I can’t type.
Well: Living With Cancer: Making Room
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The evidence is mostly in mice, but Sweet'N Low and Equal may disrupt blood sugar regulation. via @nytimeswell
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yet, the concept of low-T has been heavily marketed as a fountain of youth @natashanyt
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Do older men who take testosterone have improved physical, sexual or cognitive function? It's unknown. @stavernise
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Artificial sweeteners raise blood sugar?? The real solution is, of course: eat and drink less sweet stuff.
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If you’e had an inkling that fake sugar is bad for you, more hints you could be right.
If you’ve had an inkling that the fake sugar may not be good for you, more hints you’re right.
Well: Artificial Sweeteners May Disrupt Body’s Blood Sugar Controls
End-of-Life Care Needs Sweeping Overhaul, Panel Says
A panel is arguing that it's time to overhaul how the USA deals with end-of-life care, @PamBelluck writes
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Ebola could be "catastrophic" economic blow to 3 hardest hit West African nations, World Bank warns.
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Bad Vaccine Kills Up to 50 Children in Northern Syria
This is the 1st foreign @MSF worker to contract #Ebola. Bad timing as foreign aid aims to build confidence, attract more personnel.
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Breaking news: A French @MSF (Doctors Without Borders) worker contracts #Ebola in #Monrovia #Liberia. Will be evacuated to France.
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The New Health Care: With New Health Law, Shopping Around Can Be Crucial
Ebola Could Devastate West African Economies, World Bank Says
F.D.A. Panel Weighs Restrictions on Testosterone Drugs
Using a nuclear tool to fight cancer — background on proton therapy at core of British health debate.
An opinion piece on whether proton beam treatment is worth the price.
Critics are asking whether British health service was justified in refusing proton beam therapy for boy with cancer.
The New Health Care: How Insurers Are Finding Ways to Shift Costs to the Sick
Map of the Ebola outbreak, which is the biggest on record.
More than 3,600 people in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone have contracted Ebola since March.
Obama Presses Leaders to Speed Ebola Response