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Filed Under:Health
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Posts / Week:16.9
Archived Since:June 8, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Stress levels go way up when families gather for the holidays. How to cope.

35 minutes agoHealth : The Checkup

Dreading the revival of all those deep-seated issues? An “acceptance mind-set” can help.

Could a ‘Game of Thrones’ ice wall exist in real life?

1 hour agoHealth : The Checkup

A study says that even in Antarctica, “the Wall” would probably slump, providing little protection.

Cancer clinical trials exclude many desperate patients. Should that change?

2 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Doctors and researchers argue that strict eligibility criteria should be expanded.

For people with MS, a healthy diet is linked to less disability, fewer symptoms

2 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Eating fruit, vegetables and whole grains and avoiding red meat, sugary foods seems to help, a study says.

Yes, that’s a monkey grinding on top of a deer

16 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Scientists found that adolescent female macaque monkeys in Japan often seek “sexual interactions” with male sika deer.

‘Aggressive’ sea lion attacks force officials to ban swimming at popular San Francisco cove

20 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Sea lions or harbor seals attacked three swimmers in the span of a week, officials say.

Two dogs mauled their owner to death while she was walking them in the woods, sheriff says

20 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

"It was an absolutely grisly mauling,” Sheriff Jim Agnew told reporters Friday.

The link between autism and older parents is clear, but the why is not

yesterdayHealth : The Checkup

The older age of eggs and sperm is thought to be a factor, Though teen moms may also face a higher risk.

Being naughty or nice is a question for science as well as for Santa

yesterdayHealth : The Checkup

Does being honest lead to riches, and do bad people get what’s coming to them?

Stars and planets can be seen in high-res at big new planetarium

yesterdayHealth : The Checkup

The Orion nebula is one of the highlights at Jersey City’s Liberty Science Center.

Permits for elephant hunting trophies from Zimbabwe are being issued despite ban

yesterdayHealth : The Checkup

Before the federal government lifted a ban against elephant hunting trophies from Zimbabwe, which Trump later postponed, a federal agency granted 16 permits to do just that.

Americans sprint to get Affordable Care Act coverage in last hours before deadline

yesterdayHealth : The Checkup

Federal call centers and enrollment offices were overloaded, despite Trump assertions that ACA marketplaces are dead.

Podcast: ‘What The Health?’ Farewell, Individual Mandate

yesterdayHealth : The Checkup

In this episode of “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Joanne Kenen of Politico, Alice Ollstein of Talking Points Memo and Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times discuss health issues in the emerging tax bill, including the likely repeal of fines for those who fail to obtain health insurance. Show More Summary

Medicare Fails To Recover Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars In Lab Overcharges

2 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Genetic testing firms declare bankruptcy to wipe out debt to the federal government.

Good Deals For Some, Sticker Shock For Others As ACA Enrollment Winds Down

2 days agoHealth : The Checkup

In Tennessee, an Obamacare consumer saw her rate go from $750 to just $5 a month. But a man in Maryland had to buy a less comprehensive plan to keep his costs under $1,000 a month. Income and geography determine prices for health insurance in the fifth year of Affordable Care Act coverage.

Found: Another star system with eight planets, just like ours

2 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Only a computer program, newly invented, could have detected the exoplanet in Kepler's massive database.

Facing Senate rejection, controversial pick to head EPA chemical office bows out

2 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Michael Dourson's nomination had drawn widespread criticism because of his past ties to the chemical industry.

Good Friends Might Be Your Best Brain Booster As You Age

2 days agoHealth : The Checkup

SuperAgers, men and women over age 80 with extraordinary memories, share a commitment to sustaining friendships.

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