New York Proposes Consent Waiver for Circumcision Ritual Associated With Herpes
June 13, 2012, 12:30 pm by New York Times - Health
Parents would have to acknowledge that they understood the risk of herpes infection from the ritual, in which an adult male uses his mouth to suck blood from the circumcision wound.
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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.”
Well: Aging: Fewer Elderly Deaths in Flu Pandemics
New York Times - Health : May 22, 2013, 5:36 am
Age has its privileges, and a new study suggests that one of them may be immunity to some flu pandemics.
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