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Archived Since:March 9, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Married Sex Gets Better in the Golden Years

2 months agoHealth : Well

Sex improves in later years among long-married couples, becoming more frequent as intimacy becomes more a priority, researchers found.

Feeding Infants Peanut Products Could Prevent Allergies, Study Suggests

2 months agoHealth : Well

The finding, in The New England Journal of Medicine, addresses a condition that afflicts 2 percent of American children.

Meditation for a Good Night’s Sleep

2 months agoHealth : Well

Mindfulness meditation helped older men and women get a good night's sleep, a rigorous new study found.

Mothers’ Sounds Are Building Block for Babies’ Brains

2 months agoHealth : Well

A study with premature infants demonstrated that a mother’s voice and heartbeat to grow may help the developing brain grow.

Need to Curtail Smoking Becomes More Acute as Its Known Dangers Widen

2 months agoHealth : Well

A study linking an extra five diseases and 60,000 deaths to tobacco use, and the popularity of e-cigarettes, should push the F.D.A. into action.

Allergy Risk May Be Tied to How You Wash Your Dishes

2 months agoHealth : Well

Parents who wash their dishes by hand instead of in a dishwashermay unwittingly lower the likelihood that their children will develop allergies.

Salads Don’t Have to Be Green

2 months agoHealth : Well

In winter, root vegetables, roasted vegetables, grains and year-round vegetable staples like celery are often at the center of my salad plate.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Gets a New Name

2 months agoHealth : Well

A federal health panel has proposed that the illness now be called systemic exertion intolerance disease, in part to reduce stigma.

Nutrition Panel Calls for Less Sugar and Eases Cholesterol and Fat Restrictions

2 months agoHealth : Well

A nutrition advisory panel that helps shape the country’s official dietary guidelines eased some of its previous restrictions on fat and cholesterol and recommended new limits on the amount of added sugars that Americans should cons...

Better Fitness Through Your Phone

2 months agoHealth : Well

While some fitness monitors are accurate when measuring step counts, others are way off. And few are more accurate than the convenient and inexpensive apps you can find on your cellphone, a new study found.

Teaching Children About Giving

2 months agoHealth : Well

This week, Ron Lieber, author of "The Opposite of Spoiled," joins the Well Book Club to talk about children and charity.

Walk Hard. Walk Easy. Repeat.

2 months agoHealth : Well

A less daunting approach to interval training.

Premature Delivery Tied to Heart Risks in Mother

2 months agoHealth : Well

Premature delivery is tied to increased heart risks in the mother, a review of studies has found.

Knowing What’s in Your Supplements

2 months agoHealth : Well

There are several steps people can take to give themselves some reassurance that at least some of the supplements they buy actually contain what they advertise on the label – and nothing else.

Real Runners Do Take Walk Breaks

2 months agoHealth : Well

One runner's strategy and mind-set about the run-walk-run method during her road races and marathons.

How Mindfulness Can Jumpstart Our Exercise Routines

2 months agoHealth : Well

By paying more attention to the experience of exercise itself, even the most reluctant of exercisers might begin to find pleasure in movement.

Genes Tell Only Part of the Story

2 months agoHealth : Well

The lives of patients are far more complex, and messier, than science can explain.

The Punishing Cost of Cancer Care

4 months agoHealth : Well

As the price of chemotherapy now routinely reaches $100,000 for a full treatment course, my patients are forced more and more into making the equivalent of Sophie’s Choice when it comes to treating their cancer.

For Lung Cancer Screening, a Small Dose of Hope

5 months agoHealth : Well

After years of research, there is genuine hope for reducing the toll exacted by lung cancer, which is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States.

Antibiotics May Not Raise Asthma Risk

5 months agoHealth : Well

A large Swedish study has found strong evidence that there is no connection between antibiotic use and the subsequent development of asthma.

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