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Veterans Affairs Leader Compares Health Care Delays to Disney Lines
New York Times - Health : May 24, 2016, 12:20 pm
Robert McDonald drew bipartisan criticism for comparing the waiting times for medical care to standing in line for a ride at Disneyland.
Well: Walkable Neighborhoods Cut Obesity and Diabetes Rates
New York Times - Health : May 24, 2016, 6:45 am
Neighborhoods designed for walking may decrease the rates of overweight and diabetic people by more than 10 percent, a new study concludes.
Well: Ask Well: Should You Fast Before a Cholesterol Test?
New York Times - Health : May 24, 2016, 3:00 am
Repeated studies have found no clinically significant differences between results from cholesterol tests done on a full stomach and those done after fasting.
Well: Parents Shouldn’t Feel Guilty About Training Babies to Sleep
New York Times - Health : May 24, 2016, 2:31 am
Letting babies cry themselves to sleep doesn’t harm parent-child attachment, a new study finds.
Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann, Guide of the Gates Foundation
New York Times - Health : May 23, 2016, 12:00 pm
The chief executive of the foundation provides an inside glimpse of the works and ways of the philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates.