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Women who slept less than 6.25 hours a night were almost three times as likely to have gestational diabetes as those who slept more.
Women who slept less than 6.25 hours a night were almost three times as likely to have gestational diabetes as those who slept more.
Author: NICHOLAS BAKALAR
Posted: 18-10-2017
Experts say there are steps you can take to help fight the sadness and anxiety that a stream of bad news may be causing.
Experts say there are steps you can take to help fight the sadness and anxiety that a stream of bad news may be causing.
Author: JENNIFER JOLLY
Posted: 18-10-2017
The move is another shake-up in the pharmacy benefits manager industry, and deals a blow to Express Scripts.
The move is another shake-up in the pharmacy benefits manager industry, and deals a blow to Express Scripts.
Author: REED ABELSON
Posted: 18-10-2017
The mayor has calmed fears related to Ebola and the Zika viruses, and pushed a mental health program called ThriveNYC.
The mayor has calmed fears related to Ebola and the Zika viruses, and pushed a mental health program called ThriveNYC.
Author: MARC SANTORA
Posted: 18-10-2017
A large-scale new study found that concussions in adolescents can increase the risk of later developing multiple sclerosis.
A large-scale new study found that concussions in adolescents can increase the risk of later developing multiple sclerosis.
Author: GRETCHEN REYNOLDS
Posted: 18-10-2017
State regulators and insurers have found a way to funnel more federal money into the markets and protect consumers from big rate hikes.
State regulators and insurers have found a way to funnel more federal money into the markets and protect consumers from big rate hikes.
Author: MARGOT SANGER-KATZ
Posted: 18-10-2017
A plan by Senators Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Patty Murray of Washington to fund health subsidies for low-income consumers won President Trump’s backing.
A plan by Senators Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Patty Murray of Washington to fund health subsidies for low-income consumers won President Trump’s backing.
Author: THOMAS KAPLAN and ROBERT PEAR
Posted: 18-10-2017
In general, prosperity brings better health. But economic booms are also associated with air pollution, stress and car accidents.
In general, prosperity brings better health. But economic booms are also associated with air pollution, stress and car accidents.
Author: AUSTIN FRAKT
Posted: 17-10-2017
The device helps me control my glucose without pricking my fingers to test drops of blood. I buy it overseas, but it’s coming to America.
The device helps me control my glucose without pricking my fingers to test drops of blood. I buy it overseas, but it’s coming to America.
Author: LARISSA ZIMBEROFF
Posted: 17-10-2017
A growing body of research has given rise to the idea that you don’t have to give birth to develop the “baby blues.”
A growing body of research has given rise to the idea that you don’t have to give birth to develop the “baby blues.”
Author: DOUGLAS QUENQUA
Posted: 17-10-2017
Condoms are almost guaranteed giggle-inducers, so serious reporting about a new line available in 60 different sizes was a bit of a balancing act.
Condoms are almost guaranteed giggle-inducers, so serious reporting about a new line available in 60 different sizes was a bit of a balancing act.
Author: PAM BELLUCK
Posted: 17-10-2017
The ruling, by a federal judge in Texas, is a setback for Allergan, which had transferred the patents to a Mohawk tribe in order to protect them.
The ruling, by a federal judge in Texas, is a setback for Allergan, which had transferred the patents to a Mohawk tribe in order to protect them.
Author: KATIE THOMAS
Posted: 17-10-2017
Men have long complained about how condoms fit. Now a manufacturer is selling condoms in 60 sizes, in combinations of 10 lengths and nine circumferences.
Men have long complained about how condoms fit. Now a manufacturer is selling condoms in 60 sizes, in combinations of 10 lengths and nine circumferences.
Author: PAM BELLUCK
Posted: 16-10-2017
The incidence of mouth and throat cancers caused by the human papilloma virus in men has now surpassed the incidence of HPV-related cervical cancers in women.
The incidence of mouth and throat cancers caused by the human papilloma virus in men has now surpassed the incidence of HPV-related cervical cancers in women.
Author: NICHOLAS BAKALAR
Posted: 16-10-2017
New research shows that the number of eggs a woman has left doesn’t necessarily predict her ability to conceive naturally.
New research shows that the number of eggs a woman has left doesn’t necessarily predict her ability to conceive naturally.
Author: CHRISTINA CARON
Posted: 16-10-2017
Was I going to risk my longevity to avoid hurting my doctor’s feelings? I needed a physician I respected and trusted.
Was I going to risk my longevity to avoid hurting my doctor’s feelings? I needed a physician I respected and trusted.
Author: BOB BRODY
Posted: 16-10-2017
How to select a moisturizer likely to be effective and unlikely to cause an unwanted reaction.
How to select a moisturizer likely to be effective and unlikely to cause an unwanted reaction.
Author: JANE E. BRODY
Posted: 16-10-2017
Taking childhood trauma into account means asking inmates “What happened to you?” instead of “What is wrong with you?”
Taking childhood trauma into account means asking inmates “What happened to you?” instead of “What is wrong with you?”
Author: AUDRA D.S. BURCH
Posted: 15-10-2017
H.S.A.s offer a triple tax benefit, and if you change jobs, the H.S.A. moves with you. But they’re available only with high-deductible health insurance plans.
H.S.A.s offer a triple tax benefit, and if you change jobs, the H.S.A. moves with you. But they’re available only with high-deductible health insurance plans.
Author: ANN CARRNS
Posted: 14-10-2017
A nine-month course of treatment seems to work as well as a longer regimen to cure drug-resistant tuberculosis, a growing threat to global health.
A nine-month course of treatment seems to work as well as a longer regimen to cure drug-resistant tuberculosis, a growing threat to global health.
Author: DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.
Posted: 13-10-2017
Life-settlement providers purchase policies from older people who want the money now. Sometimes that’s a good idea — and sometimes not.
Life-settlement providers purchase policies from older people who want the money now. Sometimes that’s a good idea — and sometimes not.
Author: PAULA SPAN
Posted: 13-10-2017
WeWork wants you to work nice with others and live nice with others. And now, at its new gyms, work out nice with others.
WeWork wants you to work nice with others and live nice with others. And now, at its new gyms, work out nice with others.
Author: KATHERINE ROSMAN
Posted: 13-10-2017
While untreated diabetes itself can be deadly, complications from the disease such as heart attacks are a more common cause of death.
While untreated diabetes itself can be deadly, complications from the disease such as heart attacks are a more common cause of death.
Author: RONI CARYN RABIN
Posted: 13-10-2017
The White House said President Trump was scrapping health insurance subsidies, and he signed a separate order allowing the sale of cheaper polices with fewer benefits.
The White House said President Trump was scrapping health insurance subsidies, and he signed a separate order allowing the sale of cheaper polices with fewer benefits.
Author: ROBERT PEAR, MAGGIE HABERMAN and REED ABELSON
Posted: 13-10-2017
An inquiry centered on actions by a New York Congressman who is a majority stockholder in a biotech company.
An inquiry centered on actions by a New York Congressman who is a majority stockholder in a biotech company.
Author: KATIE THOMAS and SHEILA KAPLAN
Posted: 13-10-2017
Cracking up may be a better option than breaking down, or so three recent books by young people with cancer suggest.
Cracking up may be a better option than breaking down, or so three recent books by young people with cancer suggest.
Author: SUSAN GUBAR
Posted: 12-10-2017
President Trump is expected to issue an order on Thursday to allow the sale of health insurance plans that are exempt from some Affordable Care Act rules.
President Trump is expected to issue an order on Thursday to allow the sale of health insurance plans that are exempt from some Affordable Care Act rules.
Author: ROBERT PEAR and REED ABELSON
Posted: 12-10-2017