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What Obese Patients Should Say to Doctors
New York Times - Health : September 25, 2016, 8:51 am
Being prepared with detailed questions is one way to prevent a physician from dismissing a medical problem as simply a consequence of weight.
Why Do Obese Patients Get Worse Care? Many Doctors Don’t See Past the Fat
New York Times - Health : September 25, 2016, 6:09 am
The American health care system is ill prepared — in its attitudes, equipment and common practices — to treat the rising population of fat patients.
Opinion: The Trouble With Tylenol and Pregnancy
New York Times - Health : September 24, 2016, 11:30 am
The drug appears to increase the risk of asthma or developmental problems in children.
Preoccupations: What I Learned From a Stroke at 26: Make Time to Untangle
New York Times - Health : September 24, 2016, 10:36 am
After a stroke at work, an employee at a venture-backed start-up learns to adjust his professional priorities and take a break from the daily sprint.
The New Old Age: As Their Numbers Grow, Home Care Aides Are Stuck at $10.11
New York Times - Health : September 23, 2016, 12:15 pm
That’s the median hourly wage for the workers, mostly minority women, caring for older adults. Not surprisingly, the annual turnover rate is 40 percent to 60 percent.