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Well: Low Vitamin D Tied to Higher Death Risk
New York Times - Health : November 24, 2014, 12:39 pm
A new study provides persuasive evidence that low serum vitamin D itself increases the risk of death.
Well: Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Pomegranate Salad
New York Times - Health : November 24, 2014, 3:36 am
This colorful salad of red pomegranate seeds, Romaine lettuce and roasted sesame seeds, dressed with a fresh pomegranate juice and honey dressing, sets a festive tone for any holiday table.
Well: PCOS: An Infertility Issue That Is Little Understood
New York Times - Health : November 24, 2014, 1:10 am
Polycystic ovarian syndrome affects as many as 10 percent of women of childbearing age, but its underlying cause is not fully understood and misdiagnosis can result in ineffective treatment.
Private Oncologists Being Forced Out, Leaving Patients to Face Higher Bills
New York Times - Health : November 23, 2014, 10:36 am
Oncologists say they are being forced to sell or close their practices because insurers have reduced payments to them and because drugs are so expensive.
Snow Brings Days of Tumult for Residents of Nursing Home Near Buffalo
New York Times - Health : November 23, 2014, 10:19 am
A sagging ceiling prompted the evacuation of 177 frail elderly residents, who spent hours in a former shopping mall before being moved to temporary locations.