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Archived Since:March 9, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Dating With Schizophrenia

3 months agoHealth : Well

Dating when you’re a big guy with a serious mental illness is nearly impossible.

Statins May Not Affect Memory, Study Suggests

3 months agoHealth : Well

New research indicates that the association between memory loss and statin use may be an illusion.

Warning: Soda May Be Bad for Your Health, San Francisco Says

3 months agoHealth : Well

San Francisco could soon be the first city in the country to place health warnings on advertisements for sugary drinks.

Gastric Reflux Drugs Linked to Heart Attacks

3 months agoHealth : Well

Drugs like Prilosec and Prevacid may increase the risk for heart attack.

Science Fails to See Benefits of Eating Placenta

3 months agoHealth : Well

Though recommended for everything from pain reduction to preventing postpartum depression, researchers found no good evidence that the practice offered any health advantages.

When the Influence of a Patient’s Former Doctor Lingers

3 months agoHealth : Well

In a field with no one right answer, a doctor must deal with patients’ wanting a course of action that the doctor finds perplexing, if not wrong.

Ask Well: Catching Disease From a Toilet Seat

3 months agoHealth : Well

How toilet seats the disease transmitters they seem to be?

Fears, Not Facts, Support G.M.O.-Free Food

3 months agoHealth : Well

Despite much evidence that genetically modified organisms help make what we eat safer and healthier, more people are looking for food without them.

Think Like a Doctor: Strange Vision Solved!

3 months agoHealth : Well

Readers solve the real-life case of a young woman with wavy lines before her eyes and a series of tiny strokes.

Living With Cancer: Keep On Cooking

3 months agoHealth : Well

The food gurus seem oddly irrelevant to those in treatment for cancer.

Breast-Fed Children at Lower Risk of Leukemia

3 months agoHealth : Well

A new study suggests what scientists have long suspected about the protective effects of breast milk against one of the leading killers of children.

New Tactics for Battling Head Lice

3 months agoHealth : Well

The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated its advice to doctors on how best to treat children and families affected by head lice.

Easy Peasy

3 months agoHealth : Well

An abundance of fresh English peas can turn any dish into a bright springtime meal.

Ask Grover: What’s Your Favorite Breakfast Fruit?

3 months agoHealth : Well

Grover of "Sesame Street" takes over Ask Well and solves the riddle of his favorite breakfast fruit.

Smuggling a Beer for My Hospital Patient

3 months agoHealth : Well

When I think about being a doctor, I think of adrenaline and a rush of decisions and the hope of saving lives. But I also think of one moment in a hospital room sharing a smuggled Guinness.

Committing to a Dog After Cancer

3 months agoHealth : Well

It was a month before my two-year cancer anniversary, and I was ready to make a commitment – to life, longevity and a puppy.

Ask Grover: How to Get Children to Eat Vegetables

3 months agoHealth : Well

Sesame Street's Grover took over Ask Well this week to answer questions about the new cookbook "Sesame Street Let's Cook!" and how to encourage healthful eating for children.

Anxious Students Strain College Mental Health Centers

3 months agoHealth : Well

Anxiety has surpassed depression as the most common mental health diagnosis among college students.

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