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Going Under the Knife, With Eyes and Ears Wide Open
by JAN HOFFMAN
25 Mar 2017 at 12:18pm
More people are rejecting general anesthesia for procedures, prompting doctors to narrate their steps as they deal with alert patients asking questions.
The New Old Age: With Age Comes a Mouthful of Trouble
by PAULA SPAN
23 Mar 2017 at 1:30pm
Dental problems are epidemic among older people. Experts are scrambling to address them in a variety of ways.
New Vaccine Could Slow Disease That Kills 600 Children a Day
by DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.
26 Mar 2017 at 3:30pm
A lower-cost vaccine provides strong protection against rotavirus, a diarrheal disease, and could be particularly useful in poorer countries, researchers said.
Watching My Surgeon Cut Into My Knee
by JAN HOFFMAN
25 Mar 2017 at 11:00am
A reporter finds that being operated on without general anesthesia has its benefits, but that her surgeon?s taste in music is not one of them.
Ties: Visiting McDonald?s With My Grandmother
by CHRISTINE RO
24 Mar 2017 at 3:00am
Moving from wealth in Korea to poverty in California, she delighted in finding ways to stretch a dollar on American fast food.
Phys Ed: Should 15,000 Steps a Day Be Our New Exercise Target?
by GRETCHEN REYNOLDS
22 Mar 2017 at 10:12am
A new study of postal workers in Scotland suggests we should aim for far more than the 10,000 daily steps commonly recommended.
Well: The Best Exercise for Aging Muscles
by GRETCHEN REYNOLDS
23 Mar 2017 at 3:00am
Certain kinds of exercise may mitigate the effects of aging at the cellular level.
9 Deaths Are Linked to Rare Cancer From Breast Implants
by DENISE GRADY
21 Mar 2017 at 5:25pm
The problem is more likely to occur with textured implants than with smooth implants, the F.D.A. said, and it is usually treatable and not often fatal.
Some Lawmakers Now Look to Bipartisanship on Health Care
by ROBERT PEAR and MICHAEL D. SHEAR
26 Mar 2017 at 5:20pm
In the wake of the Republican failure to make good on the vow to repeal the Affordable Care Act, President Trump and congressional leaders find themselves at a crossroads.
Paul Ryan Emerges From Health Care Defeat Badly Damaged
by MATT FLEGENHEIMER and THOMAS KAPLAN
25 Mar 2017 at 3:37pm
He is now tasked with defending not just his leadership abilities but his very brand of conservatism in a party fitfully searching for a coherent policy identity.
Trump Becomes Ensnared in Fiery G.O.P. Civil War
by GLENN THRUSH and MAGGIE HABERMAN
25 Mar 2017 at 3:24pm
The health bill?s defeat leaves the president facing a wrenching choice: ceding power to his party?s anti-establishment wing, or seeking other pathways to successful governing.
Ask Well: Ask Well: Red Cabbage vs. Blueberries?
by RONI CARYN RABIN
24 Mar 2017 at 8:45am
Red cabbage is not as high as blueberries in the antioxidants that give these foods a blue or purple color, but it contains other healthful nutrients.
Opinion: The G.O.P.?s Existential Crisis
by COREY ROBIN
24 Mar 2017 at 8:01am
Beyond health care, the party is headed for a showdown with itself.
In Major Defeat for Trump, Push to Repeal Health Law Fails
by ROBERT PEAR, THOMAS KAPLAN and MAGGIE HABERMAN
24 Mar 2017 at 6:09pm
House Republican leaders withdrew legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act from the House floor before it could be defeated, a loss for President Trump.
Op-Ed Columnist: The Trump Elite. Like the Old Elite, but Worse!
by DAVID BROOKS
24 Mar 2017 at 1:46am
Republicans behind a health care bill found a new way to ignore regular people.