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Dangerous Dietary Supplements Return to Store Shelves
Why Latina women may have a lower risk of breast cancer.
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It’s Time to Try Nutty, Sour Trahana
Drinking your morning coffee — even decaffeinated coffee — may protect your liver.
Genetic Variant May Shield Latinas From Breast Cancer
Finishing a basic teeth cleaning can be a colossal challenge for parents of children with autism.
A Weight Loss Belief Is Tested
Coffee May Protect the Liver
Stemming a Stream of Pain for Children with Sickle Cell Disease
For Children With Autism, Opening a Door to Dental Care
Worried about your teen drinking or eating right? Maybe refocus that concern on when he or she goes to bed.
The plot has thickened with smell.
Hard Lesson in Sleep for Teenagers
"We need storytelling in medicine."
Ask Well: Do Mosquitoes Spread Ebola?
Ask Well: Do Mosquitos Spread Ebola?
Quality of words, not quantity, is key to language skills @DQuenqua
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You may be younger than someone with less years.
Mistakes in Treating Childhood Fractures
"Being Mortal," new book from @Atul_Gawande: wise, important, beautifully written, a bit late to the party.…
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A child’s backpack should not exceed what percent of body weight? Take this week’s quiz by @camaldarelli
When nurses were encouraged to monitor doctors’ practices at first there was tension, then useful changes.
The Ethicist: Why Tell Koko About Robin Williams’s Death?
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Opinion: Don’t Depend on Those Frozen Eggs
Want to Ace That Test? Get the Right Kind of Sleep. via @NYTMotherlode
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When Doctors and Nurses Work Together
When Women Become Men at Wellesley
We answered readers’ question: Can pets get Ebola?
Ask Well: Can Pets Get Ebola?
Take a break from bad news with healthy comfort food: lentil pie (Photo by Andrew Scrivani)
Scientific proof that you are as young as you feel What’s Your Fitness Age? via @nytimeswell
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You already know your chronological age, but do you know your fitness age?
Vulnerability to Fructose Varies, Health Study Finds
Epidurals May Be Given Early or Late in Labor
Prostate Cancer Recurrence Risk Tied to Lipid Levels
Ask Well: Ebola on Airplanes, Ebola in Sneezes
With Electronic Medical Records, Doctors Read When They Should Talk
In Interrogations, Teenagers Are Too Young to Know Better
O.C.D, a Disorder That Cannot Be Ignored
Lentils in Salads, Pilafs and Pies
Teenagers who eat dinner with the family two or three times a week may reduce their risk for obesity.
How exercise can boost young brains
Teenagers who eat meals with family may reduce their risk for obesity in young adulthood
Brain science shows that to retain more information when studying, it may be a good idea to what? Take the quiz.
A new book says most students probably don't need to study more. They need a smarter approach to studying
Exercise helps kids focus, new research shows.