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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:30:57 GMTAlex Maddalena, 79, at an appointment with Dr. Karen Becerra of the Gary and Mary West Senior Dental Center in San Diego. Mr. Maddalena went to the clinic in January for his first check-up in five years.Dental problems are epidemic among older people. Experts are scrambling to address them in a variety of ways.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:45:01 GMTRed cabbage is not as high as blueberries in the antioxidants that give these foods a blue or purple color, but it contains other healthful nutrients.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:43:31 GMTDr. J. Mario Molina, chief executive of Molina Healthcare, with a portrait of his father, who founded the company. Dr. Molina has publicly criticized the House health care bill, which he says could strip away coverage for millions of clients and cause turmoil for the insurance industry.Dr. J. Mario Molina, one of the few insurance executives to criticize the House bill publicly, says it could harm insurers and patients alike.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:51:31 GMTLaouli Houzeïnatou, 20, and her son, Hanissa Moustaphe, took part in the clinical study of the new vaccine. Laouli was monitored throughout her pregnancy.A lower-cost vaccine provides strong protection against rotavirus, a diarrheal disease, and could be particularly useful in poorer countries, researchers said.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:00:01 GMTMoving from wealth in Korea to poverty in California, she delighted in finding ways to stretch a dollar on American fast food.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:12:57 GMTA new study of postal workers in Scotland suggests we should aim for far more than the 10,000 daily steps commonly recommended.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:00:08 GMTCertain kinds of exercise may mitigate the effects of aging at the cellular level.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:25:52 GMTAnaplastic large-cell lymphoma is likelier to occur with textured implants, above, than with smooth implants, the F.D.A. said.The problem is more likely to occur with textured implants than with smooth implants, the F.D.A. said, and it is usually treatable and not often fatal.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:01:50 GMTHouse Speaker Paul D. Ryan during President Trump’s speech to Congress in February.Beyond health care, the party is headed for a showdown with itself.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:09:50 GMTHouse Speaker Paul D. Ryan walked in the Capitol on Friday after a vote on the rules for debating the American Health Care Act, the bill to replace the Affordable Care Act known as Obamacare.House Republican leaders withdrew legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act from the House floor before it could be defeated, a loss for President Trump.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:46:16 GMTPresident Trump met Thursday with truckers and C.E.O.s about health care.Republicans behind a health care bill found a new way to ignore regular people.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:20:23 GMTAfter meeting with trucking executives, President Trump was told the health law vote was off.People close to President Trump say he is grappling with bouts of self-doubt as his hopes for a quick health-care victory unravel.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:04:09 GMTDr. Lewis P. Rowland with residents at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. In 1973, he went to Columbia, where he was chairman of the neurology department for 25 years, retiring in 1998.Dr. Rowland, who had a special interest in A.L.S., or Lou Gehrig’s disease, refused to be interrogated by investigators in the McCarthy era.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:16:21 GMTRepublicans are proposing a law to let companies ask workers about any genetic conditions.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:39:59 GMTTreatment for addiction grew with the Medicaid expansion under Obama’s health care act, but millions may lose coverage if the House approves a measure to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:27:01 GMTRepresentatives Jim Jordan of Ohio and Raúl R. Labrador of Idaho, members of the House Freedom Caucus, discussed the American Health Care Act on Thursday.President Trump told his party to fall in line behind a health insurance overhaul, and demanded a Friday vote on a bill that appeared to lack a majority to pass.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:00:01 GMTRobert Goldfarb, at 86, mentors veterans joining the civilian workforce.Mentoring former military men and women eager to find their place in civilian society has opened new doors in the years remaining to me.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 04:08:01 GMTRepresentative Jim Jordan of the House Freedom Caucus. More than 25 of its members were said to oppose the bill.With the chamber set to vote on Thursday, conservatives said a Republican measure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act still lacked support.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:09:12 GMTDr. George Weinberg, a psychotherapist who coined the term “homophobia” during the 1960s, died this week at age 87.Among Dr. Weinberg’s books were “Society and the Healthy Homosexual,” which rejected the prevalent idea that homosexuality was a psychological disorder.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:27:41 GMTA $5 cellphone add-on provides a quick and easy measure of your sperm count and motility.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:01:15 GMTBarry Cadden, the former pharmacy executive and the president of New England Compounding Center, was found guilty of racketeering charges but acquitted of 25 counts of second-degree murder.A jury convicted the owner of the New England Compounding Center, blamed for an outbreak that killed 60, of racketeering charges but acquitted him of murder.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:00:01 GMTBeing overweight when young may increase the risk for liver cancer later in life.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:43:28 GMTNancy Pelosi, the House minority leader, said the Republicans’ health care bill would kick 24 million people off health insurance, a claim that is misleading.Claims haven’t always matched reality in attacks on the Affordable Care Act, and Democrats are spinning the facts in critiques of its replacement.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:09:41 GMTPaula Wolfert, the pioneering cookbook author, in her kitchen in Sonoma, Calif. She follows a special diet she designed in hopes of combating dementia.The pioneering cookbook author, who has Alzheimer’s disease, no longer cooks much. But a special diet and persistence keep her as kinetic as ever.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:31:05 GMTMorton DeutschProfessor Deutsch, who founded the International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, was known for his theory of cooperation and competition.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:05:22 GMTThe Republicans’ repeal plan of Obamacare would actually result in one million more people being uninsured, according to the C.B.O.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:07:35 GMTPresident Trump and Tom Price, the secretary of health and human services, arriving for a meeting with House Republicans at the Capitol on Tuesday.The president threatened wavering lawmakers with political payback as Republican officials conceded that they still lacked the votes to pass their bill.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:18:04 GMTA long-term trial found no evidence that vitamin E or selenium supplements helped to ward off dementia.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:00:02 GMTThird- and fourth-graders at Breakthrough Magnet School in Hartford, Conn., participating in a BrainErgizer movement break during the school day.Movement stimulates the brain and may help students become better learners.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 01:34:35 GMTSpeaker Paul D. Ryan with House Republican leaders during a news conference on the American Health Care Act last week in WashingtonA provision that would shift Medicaid costs from New York’s counties to the state was added to the health care bill, a move sought by upstate Republicans.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:47:42 GMTOver about two years of study, researchers found that Repatha, when added to statin therapy, further reduced the risk of heart attack or stroke by about 15 percent.The introduction of a new class of cholesterol drugs led some experts to believe that we might be able to virtually eliminate heart attacks. But it hasn’t worked out that way.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:57:56 GMTPaul Kolnik, a photographer, underwent stereotactic body radiation therapy for his prostate cancer, which is now in remission.Researchers hope a study will shed some light on a cancer treatment, using radiation, that is growing in popularity and surrounded by questions.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:37:23 GMTA grandmother and granddaughter at play in Chevy Chase, Md. The number of grandparents in the American population has grown by 24 percent since 2001.Since 2001 the number of grandparents has grown by 24 percent, partly as a result of the aging of the baby boom generation.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:00:01 GMTA study of nearly 2,000 hospitals found that inspections led to lower death rates.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:00:01 GMTPaul W. RogersProton pump inhibitors are linked to problems like nutrient deficiencies, joint pain, bone fractures, heart attacks and dementia.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:00:02 GMTTaking care of small children can get tedious. I wouldn’t have made it through without a certain amount of distraction.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:00:02 GMTGrass-roots conservatives attending a FreedomWorks Day of Action near the Capitol in Washington last week.A group of House Republicans, known as the House Freedom Caucus, poses possibly the greatest threat to the party’s chance to scrap the health care law.