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Archived Since:March 9, 2008

Blog Post Archive

At the Frontline of the Opioid Epidemic, but Unable to Help

4 weeks agoHealth : Well

People seek out the emergency room to get painkillers, but the E.R. remains one of the hardest places to get help for an addiction.

The Spy Who Loved Me: The Slippery Slope of Digital Surveillance

last monthHealth : Well

Using smartphones to track family members can be reassuring, but it can open the door to a surveillance state in the home.

Breathe. Exhale. Repeat: The Benefits of Controlled Breathing

last monthHealth : Well

Controlled breathing, an ancient practice, can reduce stress and soothe your body.

Eye Injuries in Youth Sports Are Surprisingly Common

last monthHealth : Well

Among the sports with high rates of eye injuries: basketball, baseball, softball, soccer and cycling.

A Fat Dad Election

last monthHealth : Well

We walked to a McGovern rally, not even stopping for my dad’s favorite soft pretzel or the warm chestnuts that usually called his name from blocks away.

Tatiana von Furstenberg Curates an Exhibit of Art From Inside Prisons

last monthHealth : Well

The daughter of the designer Diane von Furstenberg has many interests, but her desire to tell stories is the common thread.

The Women Who Showed Their Breast Cancer Scars

last monthHealth : Well

It’s never easy to find a patient willing to speak openly about a health issue. In this case, the topic was deeply personal and we needed photos.

My U-Turn From Isolation to Intimacy

last monthHealth : Well

When her only child outgrows cuddling, a single mother realizes that her daily life is almost entirely without physical affection, or even touch, from anyone.

The Joys and Pains of Shared Birthdays

last monthHealth : Well

Also, the etiquette of breast-feeding, where’s that wedding invitation, and the private reference letter.

The Runner Sara Hall’s New Role as Mother

last monthHealth : Well

The elite distance runners Sara and Ryan Hall adopted four sisters from Ethiopia last fall. Then Ryan retired.

Think Like a Doctor: The Painter’s Headaches

last monthHealth : Well

What is causing this artist’s devastating headaches and odd changes in the way he sees the world? Enter our contest.

Putting Sugary Soda Out of Reach

last monthHealth : Well

Workplaces are banning the sale of soft drinks as part of a growing effort to curb soft drink consumption around the country.

The 80-Year-Old Runway Model Reshaping China’s Views on Aging

last monthHealth : Well

Wang Deshun, known as China’s hottest grandpa, is being venerated in the country as an example of how to grow old without fading away.

Sleep Poorly? You May Eat Too Much the Next Day

last monthHealth : Well

After a night of limited sleep, people consumed an average of 385 extra calories the next day.

Start-Ups for the End of Life

last monthHealth : Well

A crop of tech start-ups is looking to capture a slice of the funeral sector and end-of-life care. Many of them are founded by millennials, who have grown up online.

Running a Marathon With a Daughter to Cheer Me on

last monthHealth : Well

After my struggle with postpartum depression, it’s not just a race. It’s a celebration of how far my family has come.

How to Be Mindful With Your Cat

last monthHealth : Well

Take a moment for yourself while your cat is on your lap.

Infections, Not Antibiotics, May Be Tied to Childhood Obesity

last monthHealth : Well

Some studies suggest giving antibiotics to infants may raise the risk of childhood obesity. But the infections themselves may be to blame.

How to Deal With Digital Distractions

last monthHealth : Well

Some students can tweet and take a test, some can’t. Know thyself.

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