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Op-Ed Contributor: The Case for Fetal-Cell Research
New York Times - Health : July 30, 2015, 12:21 pm
Despite my uneasiness with it, the science has saved countless lives.
A Psychologist as Warden? Jail and Mental Illness Intersect in Chicago
New York Times - Health : July 30, 2015, 11:24 am
Dr. Nneka Jones Tapia, a clinical psychologist, was chosen to run Cook County Jail, underscoring how much the nation’s prisons have become holding centers for the mentally ill.
Lawsuit Says Bronx Health Center Turns Away Patients With Physical Disabilities
New York Times - Health : July 30, 2015, 10:31 am
A nonprofit group contended that a branch of the Union Community Health Center has failed to make numerous accommodations that are required by disability laws.
Well: A Balloon to Treat Glue Ear, a Common Childhood Problem
New York Times - Health : July 30, 2015, 9:58 am
A simple do-it-yourself home treatment – which involves inflating a balloon by blowing out through the nose – may help clear fluid buildup in the ears without drugs or surgery.
Well: Blood Pressure Fluctuations May Signal Risk
New York Times - Health : July 30, 2015, 7:18 am
Variability in blood pressure from one visit to another is associated with a higher risk for cardiovascular disease and mortality, according to a large prospective study.