The Vanishing Mind : A Rare Form of Dementia Tests a Vow of ‘for Better, for Worse’
May 5, 2012, 9:19 am by New York Times - Health
Like many others, Ruth French finds herself grappling with her spouse’s frontotemporal dementia, a group of brain diseases that eat away at personality and language.
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World Briefing: Suit Filed in Haiti Cholera Epidemic
New York Times - Health : March 12, 2014, 12:34 pm
A class-action lawsuit claiming to represent cholera victims in Haiti and their relatives in the United States was filed against the United Nations on Tuesday in Federal District Court in Brooklyn.
Report Says Medication Use Is Rising for Adults With Attention Disorder
New York Times - Health : March 12, 2014, 12:04 pm
Some experts said the report indicated that the disorder is being diagnosed and treated with medication in children far too often, and that steeply rising diagnoses among adults might portend similar problems.
Well: What Running Can Do for the Heart
New York Times - Health : March 12, 2014, 12:01 pm
Becoming fit as a marathoner doesn’t seem to protect the heart to the extent one might expect, although it may have unexpected benefits for your spouse.
Citing Urgent Need, U.S. Calls on Hospitals to Hone Disaster Plans
New York Times - Health : March 11, 2014, 12:54 pm
Federal officials are proposing sweeping new requirements for American health care facilities, but the health industry has balked at the hefty price tag associated with the changes.
Health Care Enrollment Falls Short of Goal, With Deadline Approaching
New York Times - Health : March 11, 2014, 11:39 am
The number of people who signed up for private health insurance under the Affordable Care Act in February declined for the second month in a row.
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