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The agency has begun an aggressive campaign to target retailers and manufacturers that market e-cigarettes to minors. The devices’ popularity has alarmed parents, schools and public health officials.
Over-the-counter drugs like Advil and Tylenol are safer and more effective than prescription opioids for easing pain following dental procedures.
At least 53 people have been infected so far, and more than half have been hospitalized.
New data suggests progress in efforts to curb the epidemic but raises questions about whether tightened prescribing may be leading some people to heroin and fentanyl.
Marathons or other vigorous events are unlikely to make you vulnerable to colds afterward, according to a myth-busting review of the latest science.
A judge’s ruling on warning labels for coffee isn’t backed by evidence and could do more harm than good.
People almost never put on enough sunscreen, so using a higher SPF may be your best bet.
People often overestimate the time required to commute actively.
It’s possible that they aren’t, it’s just that you have trouble reading neutral facial expressions because of your family experience, a new study suggests.
Before my illness, I was a healthy 22-year-old. But, my doctors speculated, I must have eaten some leafy greens contaminated by E. coli bacteria.
New rules don’t explicitly exclude teaching about contraception and protected sex, but favor “sexual risk avoidance” and don’t require as rigorous evidence of efficacy.
Nearly 9,000 readers wrote to The Times to talk about their use of antidepressants. Here’s what we learned.
In the decades since the first genetically modified foods reached the market, no adverse health effects among consumers have been found.
When it comes to studying the genetics of the brain, Soo-Kyung Lee is a star, yet she was stunned to discover the cause of her daughter’s devastating disabilities.
“Talking to others has helped me realize that I’m not a crazy person.”
The new cannabis product has created a booming but unregulated economy in Italy. Is it a bubble waiting to be burst?
The autism researcher collaborated with the Third Reich and actively assisted in the killing of disabled children, a new report says.
Adding immunotherapy to standard chemo treatments can halve the risk of death for people with the most common type of lung cancer, a new study shows.
An alliance of law firms, marketers, finance companies and doctors makes money by coaxing women to have their mesh implants removed.
It’s not always easy to tell if you have heart disease or have had a heart attack.