In Germany, Ruling Over Circumcision Sows Anxiety and Confusion
July 14, 2012, 12:59 pm by New York Times - Health
A court ruling that equated circumcision with a criminal act has sent ripples of anger and anxiety, raising vexing questions about the boundaries of religious freedom in modern Germany.
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Well: Can Cholesterol Drugs Undo Exercise Benefits?
New York Times - Health : May 22, 2013, 12:01 pm
An important new study suggests that statins, the cholesterol-lowering medications that are the most prescribed drugs in the world, may block some of the fitness benefits of exercise, one of the surest
The New Old Age Blog: DNR by Another Name
New York Times - Health : May 22, 2013, 11:30 am
A small experiment finds that family members are more comfortable with the phrase “allow a natural death.”
The New Old Age Blog: V.A. Warns Aging Veterans Against ‘Pension Poachers’
New York Times - Health : May 21, 2013, 12:46 pm
Questionable financial tactics are one reason for the enormous backlog of applications for a caregiving benefit, officials claim.
Well: Pain Relievers Do Not Cause Asthma, Study Finds
New York Times - Health : May 21, 2013, 12:00 pm
Some parents have been worried about giving their children pain relievers like ibuprofen and acetaminophen, based on reports that children who are given the drugs are more likely to develop asthma. But
World Briefing | Asia: China: New Bird Flu Virus Is Controlled, Officials Say
New York Times - Health : May 21, 2013, 10:37 am
The H7N9 virus appears under control in China largely through restrictions at bird markets, but it caused $6.5 billion in losses, United Nations experts said Tuesday.