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Well: Your Surgeon Seems Qualified, but Can He Type? nyti.ms/1p2aOrk
Elizabeth Whelan, Who Challenged Food Laws, Dies at 70 nyti.ms/1o4HnF4
San Francisco Official Says He Takes Truvada to Prevent H.I.V., and More Gay Men Should, Too nyti.ms/1mgDD7F
Rob Ford to Be Treated for Unusual Cancer nyti.ms/1mgFmtB
F.T.C. Wary of Mergers by Hospitals nyti.ms/1o4ISTq
Poor Fitness in Military Poses Peril, Report Says nyti.ms/1mgFmdj
V.A. Official Acknowledges Link Between Delays and Patient Deaths nyti.ms/1o4HpNb
Pregnancy for Pay: Surrogates and Couples Face a Maze of Laws, State by State nyti.ms/1mgDCkc
The evidence is mostly in mice, but Sweet'N Low and Equal may disrupt blood sugar regulation. nyti.ms/1mfttnH via @nytimeswell
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yet, the concept of low-T has been heavily marketed as a fountain of youth nyti.ms/1wEyMRr @natashanyt
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Do older men who take testosterone have improved physical, sexual or cognitive function? It's unknown. nyti.ms/1uHzLxS @stavernise
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Artificial sweeteners raise blood sugar?? The real solution is, of course: eat and drink less sweet stuff. nyti.ms/1mfttnH
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If you’e had an inkling that fake sugar is bad for you, more hints you could be right. nyti.ms/1u1EGLh
If you’ve had an inkling that the fake sugar may not be good for you, more hints you’re right. nyti.ms/1u1EGLh
Well: Artificial Sweeteners May Disrupt Body’s Blood Sugar Controls nyti.ms/1thaHh0
End-of-Life Care Needs Sweeping Overhaul, Panel Says nyti.ms/1spEorQ
A panel is arguing that it's time to overhaul how the USA deals with end-of-life care, @PamBelluck writes nyti.ms/1DkoDez
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Ebola could be "catastrophic" economic blow to 3 hardest hit West African nations, World Bank warns. nyti.ms/1uHreuX
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Bad Vaccine Kills Up to 50 Children in Northern Syria nyti.ms/1s6V6Cc
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 nyti.ms/1BMXajV
Ebola Could Devastate West African Economies, World Bank Says nyti.ms/1s6ToRh
F.D.A. Panel Weighs Restrictions on Testosterone Drugs nyti.ms/1BMXajP
Using a nuclear tool to fight cancer — background on proton therapy at core of British health debate. nyti.ms/1u8QV5e
An opinion piece on whether proton beam treatment is worth the price. nyti.ms/wwZxPz
Critics are asking whether British health service was justified in refusing proton beam therapy for boy with cancer. nyti.ms/1u8QasJ
The New Health Care: How Insurers Are Finding Ways to Shift Costs to the Sick nyti.ms/1uTFsXJ
Map of the Ebola outbreak, which is the biggest on record. pic.twitter.com/IboNzqUGfd
More than 3,600 people in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone have contracted Ebola since March. nyti.ms/UPEOhp
Obama Presses Leaders to Speed Ebola Response nyti.ms/1piTb5S
Health Care for Britain in Harsh Light nyti.ms/1s5YGN0
Paying Til It Hurts — a series on health care costs. nyti.ms/1Df5sma
Well: Savory and Sweet Whole Wheat Focaccia nyti.ms/1oXFmKS
U.N. Sees Need for $1 Billion to Fight Ebola nyti.ms/1oXbKxl
Hand-grip strength is an amazingly good predictor of future rates of mortality and morbidity, or sickness. nyti.ms/1DfUwol
A different classification of “old” that begins for men at 69 and women at 72. nyti.ms/1DfUwol
The New Old Age Blog: On New Measurements of Aging nyti.ms/1r57pNl
Resilience is a bit like pornography: It’s hard to define, but we know it when we see it. nyti.ms/1u2q3Ur
9000 children younger than 6 are hospitalized annually for the accidental ingestion of prescription drugs. nyti.ms/1DfhvQn
There is a solution to heel pain. It looks like this. nyti.ms/1Dfh2xA
It’s not the drugs —but the overwhelming weight gain — that sometimes ruins recovery. nyti.ms/1DfbnaT
Child Mortality Falling, U.N. Says, but Not Fast Enough nyti.ms/1oVAHcs
President Obama offers assistance toward construction of 17 Ebola treatment centers in West Africa. nyti.ms/1Df5RoA
This chart from the Census report really shows the effect of Medicare and Medicaid on insured rate. pic.twitter.com/hG2KLaWV1Q
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A low-tech but effective fix for sore heels Ask Well: Plantar Fasciitis Relief nyti.ms/1m9dNm8 via @nytimeswell
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All you need to know about stem cells. There's hope but not much progress so far.nyti.ms/1qYUXNz
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