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The New Health Care: What the Science Says About Long-Term Damage From Lead
New York Times - Health : February 8, 2016, 4:00 am
Exposure to lead has been linked to reduced reading scores, oppositional behavior and increased rates of teen pregnancy.
Matter: Scientists Seek Answers on Zika in Other Viruses
New York Times - Health : February 8, 2016, 2:52 am
Researchers found clues about how infections like rubella injure fetuses. That can aid research into the potential link between Zika and microcephaly.
Well: Simple Remedies for Constipation
New York Times - Health : February 8, 2016, 2:45 am
Chronic constipation is an all-too-common problem rarely discussed in polite company and only reluctantly mentioned to doctors during checkups.
How a Medical Mystery in Brazil Led Doctors to Zika
New York Times - Health : February 6, 2016, 12:00 pm
A sudden, sharp increase in babies with “no foreheads and very strange heads” was baffling doctors in Brazil. That set off a search for answers that led to a little-known pathogen, the Zika virus.
Opinion: Give Up Your Data to Cure Disease
New York Times - Health : February 6, 2016, 11:30 am
Our privacy concerns are standing in the way of medical advances.