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Well: Your Surgeon Seems Qualified, but Can He Type?
Elizabeth Whelan, Who Challenged Food Laws, Dies at 70
San Francisco Official Says He Takes Truvada to Prevent H.I.V., and More Gay Men Should, Too
Rob Ford to Be Treated for Unusual Cancer
F.T.C. Wary of Mergers by Hospitals
Poor Fitness in Military Poses Peril, Report Says
V.A. Official Acknowledges Link Between Delays and Patient Deaths
Pregnancy for Pay: Surrogates and Couples Face a Maze of Laws, State by State
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
Health Care for Britain in Harsh Light
Paying Til It Hurts — a series on health care costs.
Well: Savory and Sweet Whole Wheat Focaccia
U.N. Sees Need for $1 Billion to Fight Ebola
Hand-grip strength is an amazingly good predictor of future rates of mortality and morbidity, or sickness.
A different classification of “old” that begins for men at 69 and women at 72.
The New Old Age Blog: On New Measurements of Aging
Resilience is a bit like pornography: It’s hard to define, but we know it when we see it.
9000 children younger than 6 are hospitalized annually for the accidental ingestion of prescription drugs.
There is a solution to heel pain. It looks like this.
It’s not the drugs —but the overwhelming weight gain — that sometimes ruins recovery.
Child Mortality Falling, U.N. Says, but Not Fast Enough
President Obama offers assistance toward construction of 17 Ebola treatment centers in West Africa.
This chart from the Census report really shows the effect of Medicare and Medicaid on insured rate.
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A low-tech but effective fix for sore heels Ask Well: Plantar Fasciitis Relief via @nytimeswell
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All you need to know about stem cells. There's hope but not much progress so
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