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Blog Post Archive

Living With Cancer: Patients on Our Own

2 months agoHealth : Well

Great medical care doesn't matter if doctors and hospitals fail to adequately advise and care for patients once they leave the hospital, writes Susan Gubar in Living with Cancer.

Documenting My Patients’ Next of Kin

2 months agoHealth : Well

What if a patient dies and nobody is there to mourn? Is it like a tree falling soundlessly in the forest?

How a Childhood Vaccine Reduces Risk of a Cancer

2 months agoHealth : Well

The vaccine for Haemophilus influenza type B lowers the risk for acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common childhood cancer.

Depression Tied to Increased Risk of Parkinson’s Disease

2 months agoHealth : Well

The more severe the depression, the higher the risk of Parkinson’s, a new study found.

Lack of Exercise Can Disrupt the Body’s Rhythms

2 months agoHealth : Well

Exercise may affect our daily movement patterns even more than age does.

Turn Your Fruit Into Ice

2 months agoHealth : Well

Fruit ices, including these from Martha Rose Shulman, are a delicious rite of summer.

Many Probiotics Taken for Celiac Disease Contain Gluten

2 months agoHealth : Well

More than half of the 22 top-selling probiotic supplements that researchers analyzed contained gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye that is harmful to people with celiac disease.

The Kitchen Garden Goes High Tech

2 months agoHealth : Well

Smart new products offer ways to grow food indoors without without soil, or a green thumb.

Caffeine Powder Poses Deadly Risks

2 months agoHealth : Well

Ten grams of powdered caffeine, about a tablespoon, is a lethal dose for an adult. But its sale is virtually unregulated.

Is It Ordinary Memory Loss, or Alzheimer’s Disease?

2 months agoHealth : Well

Simple memory assessments are a way to get an idea of whether cognitive problems are drawing nearer.

Ask Well: Reducing Belly Fat

2 months agoHealth : Well

A reader asks: What is the best way to cut down on belly fat if weight loss is not necessarily the goal?

Are You a Risk Taker? Take the Quiz

3 months agoHealth : Well

Understanding your tolerance for loss may help you navigate high-pressure situations. So how much of a risk-taker are you?

The Psychology of Choking Under Pressure

3 months agoHealth : Well

Our performance in the clutch might hinge on how we think about winning and losing.

Breast-Feeding May Cut Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk

3 months agoHealth : Well

In mothers who later develop breast cancer, having breast-fed a child may reduce the risk of cancer recurrence.

A 2-Minute Walk May Counter the Harms of Sitting

3 months agoHealth : Well

Even a few minutes per hour of moving instead of remaining in a chair might substantially reduce the risk of premature death.

Ask Grover: A Muppet Answers Questions About Feeding Kids

3 months agoHealth : Well

As part of the Well Book Club, everybody's lovable, furry old pal Grover is ready to answer your questions about food, healthful eating, picky eaters and anything else that is on your mind.

Think Like a Doctor: Taking a Stand Solved

3 months agoHealth : Well

Readers solve the case of twin sisters who, in the prime of youth, developed a weakness that forced them to use their arms to rise from a chair.

Mother’s Day Brunch

3 months agoHealth : Well

Easy crepes and other dishes to help any family celebrate Mom.

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