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URL :http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/
Filed Under:Health
Posts on Regator:2021
Posts / Week:6
Archived Since:March 9, 2008

Blog Post Archive

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

2 months agoHealth : Well

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

Keeping Your Cool

2 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

2 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

2 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?

Supplements Found to Ease Gestational Diabetes

2 months agoHealth : Well

Pregnant women with the condition who took calcium and vitamin D during a six-week trial reduced their blood sugar and cholesterol levels, researchers say.

Living With Cancer: The New Medicine

2 months agoHealth : Well

For almost two years, I have benefited from the new medicine derived from the new science, much to my surprise.

Putting Us All at Risk for Measles

2 months agoHealth : Well

When it comes to public health, bad personal choices can have potentially devastating effects on others.

Longer Heart Monitoring Backed for Stroke Patients

2 months agoHealth : Well

Two new studies suggest that atrial fibrillation may be the unrecognized cause of many strokes, and that patients should be monitored for a month to find out.

For Fitness, Push Yourself

2 months agoHealth : Well

To realize the greatest benefits from exercise, we probably need to ramp up our workouts.

Vitamin D Screening Not Backed by Expert Panel

2 months agoHealth : Well

The United States Preventive Services Task Force decided not to recommend routine testing for vitamin D levels in part because it was not clear whether otherwise healthy adults with low levels actually benefit from taking supplements of the vitamin.

I Had Alice in Wonderland Syndrome

2 months agoHealth : Well

A daughter’s admission that during a bad headache things around her looked smaller led to a discovery of a rare syndrome in one family.

Cool at 13, Adrift at 23

2 months agoHealth : Well

A study finds that after early adolescence the social status of socially precocious teenagers often plummeted.

Too Hot to Handle

2 months agoHealth : Well

Extreme heat claims American lives each year, and with climate change, some experts predict the number will rise.

Broccoli, Stems and All

2 months agoHealth : Well

Broccoli stems often play second fiddle to the more popular crowns, and are sometimes even shunned altogether. That’s a shame, because stems have a charm all their own. These recipes highlight the differences in texture and flavor of two parts of the same vegetable.

Ask Well: Weekend Warriors

2 months agoHealth : Well

A reader asks: Is infrequent cardiovascular exercise (like jogging once in a while) better, or worse, than not exercising at all?

Who Can Speak for the Patient?

2 months agoHealth : Well

Our patient was never going to wake up, and no decision should ever be made without consulting the spouse. But I hadn't known she existed.

Exercise and the ‘Good’ Bugs in Our Gut

3 months agoHealth : Well

Frequent exercise may influence our weight and overall health by altering the kinds of organisms that live inside of us, a new study suggests.

Putting Fun in Fatherhood

3 months agoHealth : Well

What does being a fun dad really mean? From moonwalks to early-morning sandwich-making, our readers share their stories of dads who put the fun in fatherhood.

Ask Well: Feeding Heavy and Thin Kids Together

3 months agoHealth : Well

How do you feed two children in a family when one is overweight and one is underweight?

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