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Singapore Says It Expects More Zika Cases
New York Times - Health : August 30, 2016, 2:50 am
With 56 reported cases as of Monday and thousands of premises to be inspected, health authorities said they will likely find more infections.
Global Health: In Reaction to Zika Outbreak, Echoes of Polio
New York Times - Health : August 29, 2016, 12:33 pm
New York’s polio epidemic a century ago had many of the problems found in the response to Zika: false rumors, ethnic prejudice and ineffective measures.
Playing With a Concussion Doubles Recovery Time
New York Times - Health : August 29, 2016, 10:19 am
New research that young athletes heal faster if they leave a game after a head injury discourages playing through pain.
The New Old Age: The Decline of Tube Feeding for Dementia Patients
New York Times - Health : August 29, 2016, 8:29 am
The families of patients with advanced dementia are increasingly rejecting that feeding method. For one thing, there’s no evidence that it extends life.
Well: As Boys Get Fatter, Parents Worry One Body Part Is Too Small
New York Times - Health : August 29, 2016, 7:23 am
Questions about penis size have become more common over the past decade, as my colleagues and I have all seen more overweight children coming in for physical exams, writes the pediatrician Dr. Perri Klass.