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Jury selection set to begin in landmark federal New! 2019-10-16 09:00:13Jury selection is scheduled to begin in the first federal trial over the opioids epidemic

Scrutiny of vaccine exemptions banishes some from schools 2019-10-16 06:25:18New York state recently did away with religious exemptions for vaccines.

Study: 'Medicare for All' not only way to 2019-10-16 06:20:25Study: 'Medicare for All' is not the only way for US to get universal coverage

Pope on World Food Day laments paradox of 2019-10-16 05:51:38Pope Francis is calling for lifestyle and dietary changes to address the paradox of people suffering from malnutrition in some parts of the world and

NKorea seen as weak link in swine fever's 2019-10-16 01:26:02Snipers, drones, traps part of SKorean effort to stop spread of swine fever across border with North

New study: Opioid crisis cost US economy $631B 2019-10-15 17:55:54A new study finds that the opioid crisis cost the U.S. economy $631 billion over the past four years

Judge blocks Michigan's ban on flavored e-cigarettes 2019-10-15 17:38:10A Michigan judge is blocking the state's two-week-old ban on flavored e-cigarettes

The Latest: Michigan governor vows to appeal e-cig 2019-10-15 17:23:29Michigan governor says she will appeal a ruling that blocks enforcement of state's ban on flavored e-cigarettes

France OKs bill legalizing IVF for lesbians, single 2019-10-15 13:14:55France's lower house of parliament approves a bill that would give single women and lesbian couples legal access to in vitro fertilization, egg freez

Removal of Notre Dame's melted scaffold to begin 2019-10-15 08:47:41France's culture minister says the melted, twisted scaffolding atop Notre Dame Cathedral will be removed "in coming weeks" to allow restoration wor

Beverly Sackler, an owner of Purdue Pharma, dies 2019-10-14 20:05:54Beverly Sackler, a philanthropist and one of the owners of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, has died

Correction: Opioid Crisis-Purdue story 2019-10-14 16:55:34Correction: Opioid Crisis-Purdue story

NYT > Health

Drug Giants Pursuing $50 Billion Settlement of Opioid New! 2019-10-16 17:41:47The nation’s three largest drug distributors, as well as two manufacturers, are in negotiations to settle thousands of cases before a trial set

What Are the Benefits of Turmeric? New! 2019-10-16 16:43:49Famed for purported anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, the botanical is hailed for helping a host of conditions. Is that true?

Sutter Health to Settle Antitrust Lawsuit New! 2019-10-16 16:29:21The hospital group in California was accused of using its market dominance to demand higher prices for health care.

Are There Benefits to Drinking Kombucha? New! 2019-10-16 13:14:02If by “benefits” you mean being wildly popular and sometimes unpredictably alcoholic, then yes.

An Oncologist Asks When It’s Time to Say New! 2019-10-16 12:34:20Azra Raza’s “The First Cell” poses hard questions about cancer treatment and end-of-life care.

The China Connection: How One D.E.A. Agent Cracked New! 2019-10-16 10:40:58Fentanyl is quickly becoming America’s deadliest drug. But law enforcement couldn’t trace it to its source — until one teenager over

Exercise Advice for Surviving Cancer, and Maybe Avoiding New! 2019-10-16 10:07:36New guidelines say exercise may help cancer patients live longer, or help you avoid getting cancer in the first place.

Psoriasis Tied to Increased Cancer Risk New! 2019-10-16 10:00:04Among people with psoriasis, the risk of skin, esophageal, liver and pancreatic cancer was particularly high.

Is Celery Juice a Sham? 2019-10-16 05:00:08There are claims that the staid, crunchy workhorse usually found beside Buffalo wings can heal autoimmune diseases, among other benefits. Is that true

What Are the Benefits of CBD? 2019-10-16 05:00:03More than 60 percent of CBD users were taking it for anxiety, according to a survey of 5,000 people. Does it help?

A Young Man Nearly Lost His Life to 2019-10-15 15:14:53He thought vaping THC would be safer than smoking marijuana, but the fumes shut down his lungs.

CBD or THC? Common Drug Test Can’t Tell 2019-10-15 12:37:50Those cannabidiol-laced gummy bears may be entirely legal, but they could still get you arrested on marijuana possession charges.

Scientific American: Health

Vaping-Related Illness Has a New Name: EVALI 2019-10-15 12:30:00The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noted the name in new guidance on the illness, which has sickened nearly 1,300 people across 49 st

Are Antibiotics Damaging Your Family's Health? 2019-10-15 12:00:00The CDC calls their misuse “one of the most serious public health problems in the United States” -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Living with Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes 2019-10-14 12:00:00Thailand is trying to communicate the risk through museum exhibitions -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Can We Reverse the Decline in Breast 2019-10-13 12:00:00Making it more convenient and less painful would be a great start -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Cells Sense Oxygen Levels: Nobel Prize in 2019-10-07 20:11:00William Kaelin, Jr., Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg Semenza share the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine “for their discoveries of how cells

Discovery of Molecular Switch for How Cells Use 2019-10-07 08:10:00Research by William Kaelin, Jr., Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg Semenza led the way for applications in treating anemia, cancer and other diseases -- Read

Nobel in Physiology or Medicine for How Cells 2019-10-07 06:54:00The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine goes to William G. Kaelin, Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza “for their discoveri

Teeth Tell Black Death Genetic Tale 2019-10-06 23:45:00DNA from the teeth of medieval plague victims indicates the pathogen likely first arrived in eastern Europe before spreading across the continent.

Is It Possible to Get Fit Fast? 2019-10-05 10:00:00Everybody wants to get that beach body right now or to run that 10k next month, but can you really get fit fast? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.co

The U.S. Needs to Tighten Vaccination Mandates 2019-10-04 12:00:00Existing religious and philosophical exemptions endanger public health -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

While Searching for the Perfect Vaccine, Keep Using 2019-10-04 12:00:00The anti-vaccine movement fails to live up to its own rhetoric -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Does Eating Too Much Fiber Cause Mineral Deficiencies? 2019-10-04 10:00:00The Institute of Medicine hasn’t set an upper limit on fiber, meaning that there’s no amount at which it’s considered toxic. That do

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Health Tip: Broken Toe Care 2019-10-16 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Broken Toe CareCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Are You Eating More Calories Than You Think? 2019-10-16 03:00:00Title: Are You Eating More Calories Than You Think?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Childhood Risk Factors Can Predict Adult Obesity 2019-10-16 03:00:00Title: Childhood Risk Factors Can Predict Adult ObesityCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2019 12:00:00

US STD Rates Reach All-Time High 2019-10-16 03:00:00Title: US STD Rates Reach All-Time HighCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Sleep Apnea Linked to Diabetic Eye Disease 2019-10-16 03:00:00Title: Sleep Apnea Linked to Diabetic Eye DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Meat Study Authors Have Financial Ties to Beef 2019-10-16 03:00:00Title: Meat Study Authors Have Financial Ties to Beef IndustryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2019 12

Happy Spouse, Healthy You 2019-10-16 03:00:00Title: Happy Spouse, Healthy YouCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: Why You Yawn 2019-10-16 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Why You YawnCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

How to Spice Up Everyday Oatmeal 2019-10-15 03:00:00Title: How to Spice Up Everyday OatmealCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Don't Let SAD Get the Better of You 2019-10-15 03:00:00Title: Don't Let SAD Get the Better of YouCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Is Melanoma Suspected? Get 2nd Opinion From Specialist, 2019-10-15 03:00:00Title: Is Melanoma Suspected? Get 2nd Opinion From Specialist, Study SaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10

What Foods Are Most Likely to Cause Acne 2019-10-15 03:00:00Title: What Foods Are Most Likely to Cause Acne Breakouts?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/14/2019 12:00: