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Infinitesimal Odds: A Scientist Finds Her Child?s Rare Illness Stems From the...
by PAM BELLUCK
23 Apr 2018 at 2:22am
When it comes to studying the genetics of the brain, Soo-Kyung Lee is a star, yet she was stunned to discover the cause of her daughter?s devastating disabilities.
The Healing Edge: ?Whole Again?: A Vet Maimed by an I.E.D. Receives a Transpl...
by DENISE GRADY
23 Apr 2018 at 9:00am
A young soldier whose genitals were destroyed underwent extensive reconstructive surgery that doctors hope to offer to others who were wounded at war.
Global Health: Ethicists Call for More Scrutiny of ?Human-Challenge? Trials
by EMILY BAUMGAERTNER
20 Apr 2018 at 1:25pm
A vaccine study in which subjects are to be deliberately infected with Zika is on pause after ethicists said it had ?insufficient value.?
Matter: Bodies Remodeled for a Life at Sea
by CARL ZIMMER
19 Apr 2018 at 9:02am
The Bajau, who spend most of their time on the ocean, are among the best divers in the world. Evolution is remaking them, a new study finds.
As Opioid Prescriptions Fall, Prescriptions for Drugs to Treat Addiction Rise
by ABBY GOODNOUGH
19 Apr 2018 at 2:32pm
New data suggests progress in efforts to curb the epidemic but raises questions about whether tightened prescribing may be leading some people to heroin and fentanyl.
F.D.A. Panel Recommends Approval of Cannabis-Based Drug for Epilepsy
by SHEILA KAPLAN
19 Apr 2018 at 4:32pm
Epidiolex was developed to treat two rare and devastating forms of the disease. It contains a chemical compound found in marijuana but not the one that makes people high.
When Is It Safe to Eat Salad Again?
by TARA PARKER-POPE
20 Apr 2018 at 2:17pm
An outbreak of infections linked to bagged romaine lettuce has left salad lovers confused. Here are answers to common questions about leafy greens.
Mind: Antidepressants and Withdrawal: Readers Tell Their Stories
by BENEDICT CAREY
19 Apr 2018 at 4:51am
Nearly 9,000 readers wrote to The Times to talk about their use of antidepressants. Here?s what we learned.
Phys Ed: To Slash Your Risk of Heart Disease, Keep Moving
by GRETCHEN REYNOLDS
18 Apr 2018 at 3:00am
Aerobic fitness can halve the likelihood of developing heart disease, no matter how worrisome your genetic profile.
Personal Health: Are G.M.O. Foods Safe?
by JANE E. BRODY
23 Apr 2018 at 3:00am
In the decades since the first genetically modified foods reached the market, no adverse health effects among consumers have been found.
The New Health Care: California, Coffee and Cancer: One of These Doesn?t Belong
by AARON E. CARROLL
23 Apr 2018 at 10:00am
A judge?s ruling on warning labels for coffee isn?t backed by evidence and could do more harm than good.
Reporter?s Notebook: How?s the Air in London? ?We Should Be Worried?
by CEYLAN YEGINSU
23 Apr 2018 at 7:08am
Our reporter visited an artist?s ?pollution pods? to sample the smog and haze he recreated from some of the world?s most contaminated cities.
The Mass-Shooting Survivor Network
by RICK PAULAS
21 Apr 2018 at 9:00pm
?Talking to others has helped me realize that I?m not a crazy person.?
Cannabis Flowers Are Legal in Italy. You Just Can?t Eat or Smoke Them.
by ELISABETTA POVOLEDO
22 Apr 2018 at 2:06am
The new cannabis product has created a booming but unregulated economy in Italy. Is it a bubble waiting to be burst?
Ask Well: Can You Miss the Signs of Heart Disease or a Heart Attack?
by RONI CARYN RABIN
20 Apr 2018 at 3:01am
It?s not always easy to tell if you have heart disease or have had a heart attack.