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Here we were, 80 eager physicians from across North America in a large teaching kitchen in northern California.
Parents may feel reluctant to give medications every day to a child who does not look immediately ill, but experts say they should talk with a doctor first.
Don’t wait for a crisis like a broken hip to modify an older person’s home.
Continually texting and emailing from her smartphone strained the tendons in this tech reporter’s phone thumb, which turns out to be an increasingly common condition.
The cases of Dr. Larry Nassar and Dr. George Tyndall involve touching and comments that gynecologists say are highly inappropriate.
A moment for those of us who’ve felt bored, ambivalent or bitter about being forever inundated with homogeneous fairy tales.
In today’s commencement addresses, as evidenced by recent books, inspiration is sometimes superseded by skepticism.
Keeping a human skull in a closet felt wrong and I wasn’t about to display it in my curio cabinet.
How soon would you swim after having diarrhea? 17 percent said one hour, but you’re supposed to wait two weeks.
Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.
Federal health officials say the tainted lettuce is no longer on the shelves or on restaurant menus, because the harvesting season in the Yuma, Ariz., region ended more than a month ago.
Children whose mothers lived in the most polluted areas were more likely to have high blood pressure between ages 3 and 9.
Compared with waiting for labor to begin, induction was associated with fewer perinatal deaths, stillbirths and cesarean sections.
The therapy may have other benefits: Women may feel more relaxed and better about themselves.
A seventh grader wonders what to say to a friend who gets defensive on the subject of race instead of showing empathy.
This week on Modern Love: The Podcast, the star of “Fear the Walking Dead” reads the story of a couple recovering from the repercussions of rehab.
Google collects far more information about us than Facebook. But the Google data that our tech columnist downloaded on himself contained fewer surprises and was more easily deleted.
I’m drawn to the human brain, its unforgiving and protean nature.
Many new mothers experience ‘mommy brain’ as a deficiency, but it may help strengthen the communication between a mother and her infant.
Working out the muscles on one side of our bodies can keep the muscles on the other side fit, even if we do not move them at all.