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Archived Since:June 8, 2008

Blog Post Archive

FAQ: How The FDA’s New Tobacco Rule Affects Consumers

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

The federal government on Thursday moved to regulate the booming e-cigarette industry, including banning electronic cigarette sales to minors, and required all tobacco products to undergo government r...

New, sweeping federal rules bar e-cigarette sales to teens younger than 18

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Obama administration announces long-delayed regulations for e-cigarettes.

Think picking a baby name is tough? Try naming a thoroughbred.

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

The horses who compete in the Kentucky Derby this weekend have some pretty weird names. But behind them are a lot of tradition and a whole slew of rules.

EPA’s lead-in-water rule has been faulted for decades. Will Flint hasten a change?

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Existing testing approach ‘brings out the worst in everybody,’ one expert says.

Ice Age Europeans had some serious drama going on, according to their genomes

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Clashing cultures. The occasional hanky panky with other species. It was basically Game of Thrones.

Smokers’ Ranks Look Conspicuously Sparse In Obamacare

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Barred from restaurants, banned on airplanes and unwelcome in workplaces across America, smokers have become accustomed to hiding their habits. So it’s no surprise many may now also be denying their h...

Maryland Seeks Federal OK To Speed Ex-Inmates’ Medicaid Access

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Seeking to slash the red tape that keeps ex-prisoners with mental illness, drug addiction and other ailments from getting health coverage, Maryland is proposing to give thousands of newly released inm...

Leader of Families USA, pivotal in passing Affordable Care Act, will step down

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Over three decades, Ron Pollack led the group as it became a major force on health care.

Melting sea ice is forcing polar bears to take epic swims. You asked for ways to help.

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Scientists can't build artificial rest stops for tired polar bears. But there are other ways to help them as their habitat vanishes.

Death at Yellowstone: Feds probe shooting of 'Scarface,' the park's most famed grizzly

3 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

One of the park's most beloved residents was killed last November, and his death has caused sadness and anger among his fans.

Migraines were destroying my life. Here’s what finally cured me.

3 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

I was 40 when I got my first one; it put me to bed in a fetal position for seven hours.

Scientists show how we start stereotyping the moment we see a face

3 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

A new study found the brain regions involved in the split-second assumptions about race, sex and emotion that we make when we see other people.

These three Earth-like planets may be our best chance yet at detecting life

3 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

The dim little star that serves as their sun could make them easier to study.

Adult coloring books are not just a fad. For some, they are a lifesaver.

3 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

How some have found hope and healing putting colored pencil to paper.

Hospital Discharge: It’s One Of The Most Dangerous Periods For Patients

3 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Within two weeks of Joyce Oyler’s discharge from the hospital, sores developed in her mouth and throat, and blood began seeping from her nose and bowels. Her daughter traced the source to the medicine...

Skywatch for May, by Blaine P. Friedlander Jr.

3 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

This month sees the rare transit of Mercury — and Astronomy Day!

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