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Well: Seeing the Child, Not the Disability
New York Times - Health : July 24, 2014, 12:42 pm
“People in health care, they don’t stare at my son like he’s some kind of freak, you know? They see him for who he is,” a patient’s mother said at a recent appointment.
Well: Living With Cancer: A Tour of Hospice
New York Times - Health : July 24, 2014, 11:45 am
I welcomed the idea of touring a new hospice facility to confront my fears of pain while dying, writes Susan Gubar in her continuing “Living With Cancer” series.
Well: Photography as a Balm for Mental Illness
New York Times - Health : July 24, 2014, 9:02 am
An online gallery was created to provide a supportive community for photographers affected by mental illness.
C.D.C. Says Tuberculosis Lab, Shut Amid Exposure Scare, Can Continue Its Work
New York Times - Health : July 24, 2014, 9:01 am
A moratorium imposed after two accidents at other labs that could have exposed workers to anthrax and H5N1 was lifted because the lab has passed safety inspections and its work is crucial, a spokesman said.
Advertising: Hard-to-Watch Commercials to Make Quitting Smoking Easier
New York Times - Health : July 24, 2014, 8:20 am
A campaign by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention uses the threat of chronic disease, instead of death, to discourage smoking.