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Well: The Expanding American Waistline
New York Times - Health : September 19, 2014, 8:32 am
Average waist circumference — but not B.M.I. — has increased significantly in the United States, a new study reports.
Your Money Adviser: Rule Changes Increase Flexibility in Pretax Health Care Accounts
New York Times - Health : September 19, 2014, 1:05 am
Employers have the option of letting participants carry over as much as $500 to the next plan year, rather than forfeit it.
Well: Living With Cancer: Making Room
New York Times - Health : September 18, 2014, 12:21 pm
Cancer treatment and its aftereffects can prompt a cleaning binge and emptying of shelves. But for what, exactly, are we making room?
DealBook: Bayer to Spin Off Plastics Group to Focus on Health Care
New York Times - Health : September 18, 2014, 10:31 am
The listing of the polymer business is the latest step as Bayer, which started in Germany in 1863 as a chemical company, shifts to focus primarily on health care.
About New York: An Effort to Raise Awareness of Sepsis, Led by Families Touched by It
New York Times - Health : September 18, 2014, 9:27 am
Families who have lost loved ones to sepsis, a deadly immune response, are channeling their shared grief to save lives.