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Archived Since:March 9, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Finally a Diagnosis, but Still More Questions

2 months agoHealth : Well

For years, the author experienced bouts of pain, numbness and weakness without getting a diagnosis. Now she has one: neuralgic amyotrophy.

For Older Adults, a Rising Risk of Subdural Hematoma

2 months agoHealth : Well

It can develop from insidious bleeding caused by an indirect trauma so trivial that a patient had long forgotten it.

Think Like a Doctor: Breathless Solved

2 months agoHealth : Well

Readers solve the case of a 64-year-old woman who suddenly began to have episodes of rapid, erratic breathing.

Think Like a Doctor: Breathless

2 months agoHealth : Well

Can you figure out what's wrong with a 64-year-old woman who has episodes of erratic breathing?

Air Pollution Takes Early Toll on Children

2 months agoHealth : Well

Prenatal exposure to pollution caused by burning gasoline, diesel fuel, home heating oil and coal may damage children's brains.

Spring Vegetables for Passover

2 months agoHealth : Well

Martha Rose Shulman offers some spring vegetables dishes to add color and flavor to the Passover table.

The Limits of Tylenol for Pain Relief

2 months agoHealth : Well

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is widely recommended for the relief of back pain and the pain of knee and hip arthritis. But a systematic review of randomized trials has found that it works no better than a placebo.

Fish Oil Claims Not Supported by Research

2 months agoHealth : Well

The vast majority of clinical trials have found no evidence that fish oil supplements lower the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Ask Well: Jet Crash Raises Questions on Depression Risks

2 months agoHealth : Well

Dr. Richard Friedman, a professor of clinical psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, will be responding to reader questions about depression and its risks.

Endometriosis Is Often Ignored in Teenage Girls

2 months agoHealth : Well

Debilitating pain, internal bleeding and even infertility may result when the condition is overlooked or played down by physicians.

Profiling the Distracted Driver: Young, Female and Solo

2 months agoHealth : Well

People under 25 are more than four times as likely as older people to use a cellphone while driving, a new study reports.

Nuts Are a Nutritional Powerhouse for Rich and Poor

2 months agoHealth : Well

A series of studies found that the more nuts people consumed, the less likely they were to die at any given age, across classes and ethnic groups.

GNC to Strengthen Supplement Quality Controls

2 months agoHealth : Well

The action comes after the New York State attorney general’s office accused GNC and three other major retailers of selling herbal supplements that were fraudulent or contaminated with unlisted ingredients that could pose health risks to consumers.

Facing Early Death, on Their Terms

2 months agoHealth : Well

A national push and a new guide are giving critically ill young patients a voice in end-of-life discussions.

Spring Pasta Night!

2 months agoHealth : Well

Martha Rose Shulman offers a new simple pasta dish for spring that is packed with flavor and elegance.

A Colorful Passover Seder

2 months agoHealth : Well

Set your Passover table with these delicious dishes from Martha Rose Shulman that add color and tradition to a special meal.

Ask Well: Does Kinesiology Tape Really Work?

2 months agoHealth : Well

Kinesiology tape is the thin, stretchy fabric in bright colors that you see athletes wearing these days. Is it better than plain, white athletic tape?

Living With Cancer: Clinical Trials Looking for Patients

2 months agoHealth : Well

A drug obtained through a clinical trial appears to have extended my life. So why do many trials fail to enroll sufficient patients?

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