More medical news from New York Times - Health
The New Old Age Blog: A Workout for the Mind
New York Times - Health : October 30, 2014, 12:25 pm
Improved perceptions of aging can lead to increases in physical strength, an unusual study finds.
Liberia’s Ebola Crisis Puts President in Harsh Light
New York Times - Health : October 30, 2014, 10:36 am
As Liberia’s first elected leader after a devastating civil war, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has pushed the country to economic growth, but gains have been halted by the Ebola outbreak.
North Korea Said to Impose Ebola Quarantine on All Travelers
New York Times - Health : October 30, 2014, 9:00 am
North Korea, which in the best of times allows a limited number of people in or out, is so rattled by the virus that it reportedly will quarantine anyone coming into the country from anywhere.
In New York, Protections Offered for Medical Workers Joining Ebola Fight
New York Times - Health : October 30, 2014, 8:09 am
The announcement by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio was an effort to alleviate concerns that the state’s quarantine policy could cause financial hardship and deter health care employees from traveling to West Africa.
Well: Pronouncing the Patient Dead
New York Times - Health : October 30, 2014, 7:00 am
It was only when I walked into the room and saw my patient still and utterly silent, his tired family sitting around the bed, that I realized no one had ever told me precisely how to declare death.