More medical news from New York Times - Health
Op-Ed Contributor: Let Fear Guide Early Stage Breast-Cancer Decisions
New York Times - Health : August 27, 2015, 12:21 pm
Our emotions can make the unlikely risks of early stage breast cancer feel highly probable, or cloud the perceived benefit of treatment.
School Lunches Becoming Healthier, Statistics Indicate
New York Times - Health : August 27, 2015, 11:00 am
Substantially more schools are offering two or more fruits and two or more vegetables than in 2000, according to federal data.
Dr. James H. Duke Jr., Texas Trauma Surgeon, Dies at 86
New York Times - Health : August 27, 2015, 9:18 am
Dr. Duke was famous for his health reports on NBC and for having attended to President Kennedy and Gov. John Connally in Dallas after the deadly shooting in 1963.
F.D.A. Approves Another in a New Class of Cholesterol Drugs
New York Times - Health : August 27, 2015, 2:31 am
The new drug, Repatha, is made by Amgen for people with extremely high cholesterol levels and heart patients who do not get adequate results from statins and other therapies.
Well: Living With Cancer: Collateral Damage
New York Times - Health : August 27, 2015, 1:53 am
In a quandary that stalks oncology, procedures that prolong lives also impair them. Yet cancer patients who must forfeit quality of life to gain quantity of life rarely receive adequate warning before treatment or guidance afterward.