More medical news from New York Times - Health
Well: Bothered by a ‘Gummy Smile’
New York Times - Health : July 31, 2014, 12:01 pm
People bothered by a smile that shows too much of the gum line have a new option: Botox.
Well: Feeling as if I Failed the Patient
New York Times - Health : July 31, 2014, 10:35 am
I thought about the patient I had been treating for three years for leukemia. I would be seeing her in clinic in a few hours, and I had a bad feeling about her disease.
Sierra Leone Declares Health Emergency Over Ebola
New York Times - Health : July 31, 2014, 5:41 am
The country, one of three battling the worst known outbreak of the disease, will deploy security forces to quarantine epicenters of infection.
Well: Statins May Speed Wound Healing
New York Times - Health : July 31, 2014, 1:00 am
Statins, the widely used cholesterol-lowering drugs, may have a role in surgical wound healing, a new analysis suggests.
Well: Running 5 Minutes a Day Has Long-Lasting Benefits
New York Times - Health : July 30, 2014, 12:01 pm
Even small amounts of vigorous exercise could significantly lower a person’s risk of dying prematurely, according to a large-scale new study of exercise and mortality.