More medical news from New York Times - Health
The New Health Care: Health Trade-Off That’s Here to Stay: Lower Cost, Limited Choice
New York Times - Health : July 29, 2014, 9:57 am
Regulators are addressing consumer complaints about too few doctors on their plans, but economic logic suggests narrow networks will endure.
Almost a Third of All Med School Grads Are Osteopaths
New York Times - Health : July 29, 2014, 8:56 am
With a looming shortage of M.D.s, osteopathic medicine is shedding its second-tier image. And yes, D.O.s are real doctors.
Books: Book Review: ‘The Norm Chronicles’
New York Times - Health : July 28, 2014, 12:30 pm
“The Norm Chronicles: Stories and Numbers About Danger and Death” is a kinetic trip through the percentages of risk and the primacy of perceptions.
Well: Nursing Home Unthinkable? Be Prepared in Case It’s Inevitable
New York Times - Health : July 28, 2014, 12:01 pm
Be an ‘educated customer’ if the needs of an aging relative or friends become too difficult to handle at home.
Well: Probiotics May Reduce Blood Pressure
New York Times - Health : July 28, 2014, 11:57 am
Consuming probiotics has a small but significant effect in lowering blood pressure, a large review of studies has found.