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Mississippi abortion law 'smacks of defiance,' US judge 2019-05-21 20:05:57A federal judge is indicating that he is likely to block a Mississippi law that will ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected

Nevada lawmakers close to repealing tough abortion rules 2019-05-21 19:57:28Nevada lawmakers are bucking a national trend of anti-abortion laws by voting to repeal requirements that physicians document a pregnant woman's mari

Correction: WHO Travel story 2019-05-21 19:33:12Correction: WHO Travel story

The Latest: California also suing over Trump health 2019-05-21 19:28:42California has joined nearly two dozen states and municipalities in suing the federal government to stop a new rule that lets health care clinicians d

States sue over rule allowing clinicians to refuse 2019-05-21 19:25:12Two dozen states and municipalities are suing the federal government to stop a new rule letting health care providers object to services that conflict

The Latest: Abortion debated inside and outside courtroom 2019-05-21 18:40:26The same day a federal judge heard arguments about a Mississippi abortion law, the state's Republican lieutenant governor pledged to keep fighting ab

Research on children's health risks in doubt over 2019-05-21 18:23:38Children's health researchers say long-running studies credited with pivotal discoveries about the harm posed by pesticides and other pollution are i

Across US, activists protest new wave of abortion 2019-05-21 18:10:13Abortion rights supporters are holding rallies at the U.S. Supreme Court, statehouses and other sites across the nation to oppose the wave of tough ab

Vermont attorney general sues owners of opioid manufacturer 2019-05-21 16:57:42Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan says he's filed suit against eight members of the family that owns the drug company that manufactures OxyContin

Oregon hunts for bodies at ex-asylum seen in 2019-05-21 16:41:26Oregon will use ground-penetrating radar to search for bodies buried on a campus of the former psychiatric hospital where the movie "One Flew Over th

At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty 2019-05-21 15:55:58Abortion providers say they are reassuring confused patients that restrictive abortion laws passed by a number of states have yet to take effect

Woman who had hot wax dropped in her 2019-05-21 15:54:15A Connecticut woman who got hot wax dropped in her eye at beauty spa has settled a lawsuit against the now-closed business for $400,000

NYT > Health

Phys Ed: To Move Is to Thrive. It’s 2019-05-20 14:22:23A need and desire to be in motion may have been bred into our DNA before we even became humans.

Why High-Class People Get Away With Incompetence 2019-05-20 12:04:47People who came from higher social classes were more likely to have an inflated sense of their skills, a new study found. This overconfidence was inte

A.I. Took a Test to Detect Lung Cancer. 2019-05-20 11:29:13Artificial intelligence may help doctors make more accurate readings of CT scans used to screen for lung cancer.

Personal Health: Millions Take Gabapentin for Pain. But 2019-05-20 10:45:52“There is very little data to justify how these drugs are being used and why they should be in the top 10 in sales,” a researcher said.

Turmeric Takes a Star Turn in Cocktails 2019-05-20 10:32:49The spice widely praised as a curative superfood is showing up in a different kind of medication.

French Patient in Right-to-Die Dispute Is Taken Off 2019-05-20 07:32:20Vincent Lambert was left in a vegetative state after a 2008 car accident. His family has been split over whether to let doctors stop artificially feed

The Checkup: Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat 2019-05-20 05:00:03Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts

The New Health Care: Is Our Health Care 2019-05-20 05:00:02Putting a price on longevity or well-being is tricky, but not impossible.

Deadly Germs, Lost Cures: Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly 2019-05-19 20:29:15In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear

What Does It Really Mean to Be 6 2019-05-19 11:07:13So-called ‘heartbeat’ legislation restricting abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy has started a conversation about when most wom

Maternity Leave for Sponsored Runners 2019-05-18 08:00:01A video about female runners losing their pay and health insurance if they are pregnant sends ripples through the running world.

In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is 2019-05-18 05:00:09The rise of the more potent fentanyl in its place has put a generation of older users, who had managed their addiction, at far greater risk of overdos

Scientific American: Health

The Polycystic Sisterhood 2019-05-21 07:00:00Infertility is on the rise, but one major cause—polycystic ovarian syndrome—gets too little attention -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c

Cannabis Compound Eases Anxiety and Cravings of Heroin 2019-05-21 06:45:00Cannabidiol reduces levels of stress hormone and blunts urge to use opioids -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

I Hate the Month of May 2019-05-20 14:00:00It will forever remind me that ALS took my mom away -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Health Researchers Must Work <em>with</em> Communities, Not <em>on</em> 2019-05-20 12:00:00So how should they go about it? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Next Wave of Immuno-Oncology 2019-05-20 07:00:00A cutting-edge therapy currently used for blood cancers is now being adapted to fight solid tumors -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Ethical Quandary in Health Care Reform 2019-05-17 07:00:00Freedom of choice is an American value—but people without resources don’t have much of a choice -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Smartphone App Screens Kids for Ear Problems 2019-05-16 15:45:00Parents can use a digital tool at home to detect fluid behind the eardrum -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Can You Prevent Pregnancy with the Pullout Method? 2019-05-16 13:30:00An investigation into one of the biggest misconceptions in male fertility -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Autism May Be Diagnosed by Age Two 2019-05-16 12:30:00New study suggests that early screening may benefit some children -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Could a Single Live Vaccine Protect against a 2019-05-16 08:00:00A controversial theory holds that one immunization, given properly, can protect against many diseases besides its target -- Read more on ScientificAme

Brain-Controlled Hearing Aids Could Cut through Crowd Noise 2019-05-15 14:30:00A prototype detects whom you are listening to and amplifies only that speaker’s voice; a potential solution to the “cocktail party problem

Can Knowing Your Genetic Risk Change Your Physiology? 2019-05-15 10:30:00We now have unprecedented amounts of information on our own genetics, thanks to at-home DNA testing kits. But what does all of this information do to

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Putting Your Child to Sleep in a Car 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: Putting Your Child to Sleep in a Car Seat Can Be DeadlyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12:0

TV Not a Good Sleep Aid for Young 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: TV Not a Good Sleep Aid for Young KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Vienna Beef Hot Dogs Recalled 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: Vienna Beef Hot Dogs RecalledCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

AHA News: Stress From Work, Home Can Harm 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: AHA News: Stress From Work, Home Can Harm Women's HeartsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12

Earlier Bedtimes Help Kids Fight Obesity 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: Earlier Bedtimes Help Kids Fight ObesityCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Computers Detect Lung Cancer on Scans as Well 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: Computers Detect Lung Cancer on Scans as Well as Docs DoCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12:

Why So Many Older Women Develop UTIs 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: Why So Many Older Women Develop UTIsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Nearly Half of Juul Twitter Followers Are Teens, 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: Nearly Half of Juul Twitter Followers Are Teens, Young Adults: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5

Could CBD Treat Opioid Addiction? 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: Could CBD Treat Opioid Addiction?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Complete Tumor Removal in Dogs Cuts Risk of 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: Complete Tumor Removal in Dogs Cuts Risk of Cancer's Return: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/

Melons Are Powerhouses in Taste, Nutrition 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: Melons Are Powerhouses in Taste, NutritionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: Escaping Rip Currents 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Escaping Rip CurrentsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

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Midwife discovers that she delivered her assistant 19 2019-05-20 13:00:39A midwife in training made a shocking discovery after helping deliver her first baby: her instructor had delivered her 19 years earlier.

'Game of Thrones' counseling available for those mourning 2019-05-20 12:07:53For many “Game of Thrones” super fans, last night’s series finale felt more like losing a loved one than the end of a television sho

Vienna Beef recalls more than 2,000 pounds of 2019-05-20 08:51:07The “skinless beef frankfurters” were shipped to Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin, according to a USDA product recall notice.

Dallas teen beats stage 4 cancer to graduate 2019-05-19 19:40:57Joshua Suarez beat stage four testicular cancer, and now is ready to graduate high school in Texas.

6 everyday products that could cause you to 2019-05-19 06:00:56But poppy seeds aren’t the only ingredient that could show up on a toxicology screen.

Chef temporarily lost hearing after eating spicy meal: 2019-05-19 05:00:25If eating one of the hottest chili peppers sounds daunting, imagine crushing one hundred of them into a spaghetti dish and calling it a meal.

Processed foods may be addictive, 'landmark' study claims 2019-05-18 15:56:02Anyone who’s ever pulled open a bag of potato chips knows how hard it can be to set it aside unfinished.

Sleep paralysis: Causes, symptoms and treatment 2019-05-18 05:00:37People may wake in the middle of the night and find themselves unable to move or utter a sound.

Teen diagnosed with early menopause says she won't 2019-05-17 15:32:12A teenager going through early menopause at age 15 is finding support with a group of girls who were diagnosed with similar conditions.