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Veterans Affairs Leader Compares Health Care Delays to Disney Lines
New York Times - Health : May 24, 2016, 12:20 pm
Robert McDonald drew bipartisan criticism for comparing the waiting times for medical care to standing in line for a ride at Disneyland.
Well: Walkable Neighborhoods Cut Obesity and Diabetes Rates
New York Times - Health : May 24, 2016, 6:45 am
Neighborhoods designed for walking may decrease the rates of overweight and diabetic people by more than 10 percent, a new study concludes.
Well: Ask Well: Should You Fast Before a Cholesterol Test?
New York Times - Health : May 24, 2016, 3:00 am
Repeated studies have found no clinically significant differences between results from cholesterol tests done on a full stomach and those done after fasting.
Congressional memo: Political Battles Color Congressional Feud Over Zika Funding
New York Times - Health : May 24, 2016, 2:53 am
While Republicans worry about applying tax dollars to abortion or encouraging contraception, Democrats fear a backdoor assault on environmental regulations.
Well: Parents of Deaf Children, Stuck in the Middle of an Argument
New York Times - Health : May 24, 2016, 2:42 am
Should children be fitted for hearing aids and taught to speak, or should they use sign language? Or a combination of both?