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Well: A Better Baby I.C.U.
New York Times - Health : September 22, 2014, 12:01 pm
By many measures, a neonatal intensive care unit with single-family rooms produces better results than one with a shared, open-bay arrangement, a new study found.
Joan Rivers's Treatment Seen as Possible Example of V.I.P. Syndrome
New York Times - Health : September 21, 2014, 8:46 am
The treatment of Joan Rivers at a Manhattan endoscopy clinic last month may be the latest example of what medical professionals call “V.I.P. Syndrome,” in which famous patients get special care that doesn’t always work out for the best.
Retro Report: Selling Prozac as the Life-Enhancing Cure for Mental Woes
New York Times - Health : September 21, 2014, 6:51 am
In the late 1980s and the ’90s, Prozac was seen as a life preserver for those drowning in anguish. It was also a marvel of commercial branding.
Op-Ed Contributors: A Cancer Battle We Can Win
New York Times - Health : September 21, 2014, 6:48 am
CT screening for lung cancer can save thousands of lives each year.
To Win Back Older Voters, Democrats Talk Up Social Security
New York Times - Health : September 20, 2014, 11:05 am
Looking to voters 65 and older who have been the party’s weak spot and who reliably turn out in midterm elections.