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Well: Ask Well: Are Spray-On Sunscreens Safe?
New York Times - Health : August 22, 2014, 12:01 pm
A reader asks: Spray-on sunscreen has airborne particles that can spread or be inhaled, or can get into one’s eyes. Is this safe?
Two U.S. Ebola Patients Are Released by Atlanta Hospital
New York Times - Health : August 21, 2014, 12:41 pm
The release of the first patients ever to be treated for the Ebola virus at a hospital in the United States caps an international medical drama.
D.E.A. Increases Restrictions on Prescription Painkillers Like Vicodin
New York Times - Health : August 21, 2014, 12:18 pm
To tackle prescription drug abuse, new rules for dispensing hydrocodone, the most widely prescribed painkiller in the United States, include no phoned-in prescriptions and no refills.
The New Old Age Blog: Part D Gains May Be Eroding
New York Times - Health : August 21, 2014, 12:12 pm
More Medicare beneficiaries are not taking prescribed medications or forgoing basic needs to pay for them, a new study finds.
Well: Food and the Dying Patient
New York Times - Health : August 21, 2014, 12:03 pm
The medicalization of food deprives the dying of some of the last remnants of the human experience: taste, smell, touch and connection to loved ones.