More medical news from New York Times - Health
Well: Ask Well: The Laxative Effect of Prunes
New York Times - Health : December 1, 2015, 2:45 am
Both prunes and prune juice have a laxative effect that is not entirely understood, but may be caused by the presence of sugar alcohol called sorbitol.
Well: With Cancer, Forgetting the Stakes Becomes Its Own Disease
New York Times - Health : November 30, 2015, 12:38 pm
The vastness of the problem and the possibility that a singular cure won’t be found cannot erode a willingness to fight the fight.
Well: Minorities Get Less Pain Treatment in E.R.
New York Times - Health : November 30, 2015, 12:09 pm
Researchers found that although white and black patients reported severe pain with the same frequency, one group was likelier to receive medication.
Reactions: Letters to the Editor
New York Times - Health : November 30, 2015, 11:53 am
Readers respond to articles in Science Times.
Essay: Blood Pressure, a Reading With a Habit of Straying
New York Times - Health : November 30, 2015, 9:59 am
Measuring it is a relatively simple task. Measure it again and again, and you might find yourself on a roller-coaster ride.