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URL :http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/
Filed Under:Health
Posts on Regator:2034
Posts / Week:6
Archived Since:March 9, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Saying Sorry, but for What?

2 months agoHealth : Well

Amid the emphasis on making quick and heartfelt apologies for medical errors, what about cases when it is more bad luck — a bad rash from a great drug; a joint replacement that leaves lingering pain?

Drug Shows Promise for Common Cause of Infertility

2 months agoHealth : Well

Researchers have found a more effective treatment for infertility caused by polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Ask Well: Exercise and Headaches

2 months agoHealth : Well

Readers ask: Can exercise cause headaches?

Doubts on Fasting Before Cholesterol Tests

2 months agoHealth : Well

It may not be necessary to fast before a blood lipid test, a review finds.

These Fruits Were Made for Grilling

2 months agoHealth : Well

Just a few minutes on a grill brings out juices and warms up summer fruit like peaches, apricots and watermelon, which can served simply with a honey and lemon zest, or used in salads and crêpes.

Living With Cancer: Parting Gifts

2 months agoHealth : Well

Being in a cancer support group eventually means losing a friend.

A Headbanger’s Headache

2 months agoHealth : Well

Doctors in Germany report a case in which a heavy-metal fan developed brain bleeding after dancing at a Motörhead concert.

The Physical Exam as Refuge

2 months agoHealth : Well

Today doctors spend most of their time at the computer filling out the endless electronic medical record that has come to define the modern medical transaction. But when doctor and patient move to the exam table, everything changes.

Staples vs. Sutures After C-Section

2 months agoHealth : Well

Women who had sutures to close cesarean section incisions fared better than those who had staples, a study found.

This Is Our Youth

2 months agoHealth : Well

Young Americans are becoming less aerobically fit with every year, with only 42 percent of 12- to 15-year-olds in a new study making it into the "healthy fitness zone."

What the Therapist Thinks About You

2 months agoHealth : Well

About 700 patients at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are participating in a novel experiment. Within days of a session, they can read their therapists’ notes on their computers or smartphones.

Weekend Dangers at the E.R.

2 months agoHealth : Well

Children who have emergency operations on weekdays fare better than those who do on Saturdays and Sundays, a study finds.

Overweight and Pregnant

2 months agoHealth : Well

With the rise in obesity, more women who are pregnant, or trying to conceive, face added health risks, and sometimes the biases of doctors.

Adopt a Bean and Cook With It

2 months agoHealth : Well

A simple pot of heirloom beans is great on its own, but it can also be the basis of these sophisticated and satisfying main dishes.

Think Like a Doctor: Sugar-Free Solved!

2 months agoHealth : Well

Readers solve the case of a middle-aged woman with periods of confusion and dangerously low blood sugar levels.

Ask Well: Reapply Your Sunscreen

2 months agoHealth : Well

We are told that sunscreen breaks down after two hours. Does it break down at the same rate out of the sun? How many times should it be reapplied?

How Music May Make Babies Team Players

3 months agoHealth : Well

Researchers found that toddlers who were bounced to the beat of a song tended to be more helpful.

Keeping Your Cool

3 months agoHealth : Well

Summer heat waves are becoming more frequent and increasingly intense. They put both young and old, the physically active and the sedentary, at risk of a heat-related illness and death.

50 Ways to Love Your Quinoa

3 months agoHealth : Well

I continue to find new uses for quinoa, which keeps well in the refrigerator after it’s cooked and adds protein and textures to these easy salads, including some inspired by the ideas of the vegetarian cookbook author Deborah Madiso...

Ask Well: Fatty Liver and Diet

3 months agoHealth : Well

A reader asks: My 22-year-old son has been diagnosed with fatty liver. What kinds of foods should be avoided in his diet?

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