More medical news from New York Times - Health
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.
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.
Well: Changing Our Perceptions of Beauty
New York Times - Health : July 30, 2015, 2:30 am
Rick Guidotti, a fashion photographer, once defined beauty by supermodels, hairstylists and magazine covers, but a chance encounter at a Manhattan bus stop changed his perspective.
As Medicare and Medicaid Turn 50, Use of Private Health Plans Surges
New York Times - Health : July 29, 2015, 11:48 am
Enrollment in private insurance plans has soared as the government has tried control costs and improve care for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries.
Well: Girls Are Born With Weaker Backbones Than Boys
New York Times - Health : July 29, 2015, 7:43 am
Girls tend to be born with smaller and weaker backbones than boys, a new study has found.