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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:17:55 GMTNancy Fagin and her husband of 30 years, Ron Weber, in their Chicago home. Donald J. Trump’s comments about women have brought some couples closer but splintered others.Couples say they are talking to each other about sexism in new ways and revealing assaults that had been buried for years.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:45:02 GMTBonnie Reagan with a photo of her mother, Del Greenfield, in Ashland, Ore. Ms. Greenfield resorted to so-called VSED to die at age 91 in 2007.The idea behind VSED is to peacefully speed up the process of dying, and doesn’t require a physician’s approval or a terminal diagnosis.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:30:02 GMTTherapists say that some of the campaign issues — safety, secrecy and boundaries — play into our deepest worries.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:04:51 GMTEmil Scioli of Cliffside Park, N.J., gets a kiss from Sadie.There are potential hazards. Some bacteria in dogs’ mouths are zoonotic, meaning the animals can pass them to humans and cause disease, experts say.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:41:54 GMTMr. Trump alluded to abortions happening “on the final day.” Doctors say that scenario does not happen.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:43:42 GMTGov. Peter Shumlin’s proposal is his latest step to combat the opioid crisis that has ravaged Vermont over the past five years.To help combat his state’s drug crisis, Gov. Peter Shumlin would use severity and duration of pain to determine limits for prescriptions of opioids.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 02:11:11 GMT11-to 14-year-olds need only two doses, not the previously recommended three, to prevent cancers caused by the human papillomavirus.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:27:13 GMTSylvia Mathews Burwell, the secretary of Health and Human Services, after a news conference in Washington on Wednesday about the Affordable Care Act. A new enrollment period begins on Nov. 1.The Obama administration is confident of an increase despite increases in the costs of premiums and several major insurers leaving.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 02:44:54 GMTEli Oberman found out he had breast cancer at age 27, eight years after becoming a transgender man.Though awareness of the nation’s transgender population has grown, medical networks are still scrambling to catch up with that group’s highly specialized needs.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:45:21 GMTClinics’ promotions don’t reflect the 80 percent failure rate, critics say.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:30:15 GMTSilas Baker, 6, of Washington Heights in Manhattan climbs up Umpire Rock, also known as Rat Rock, a boulder in Central Park.Umpire Rock, also known as Rat Rock, has been a climbing oasis for children, and adults, of all ages for decades.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:20:44 GMTChinese social media erupted in anger over the attack in an elevator, denouncing a lack of respect for women and a male-dominated smoking culture.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:45:33 GMTCow’s milk is an excellent source of nutrients for kids, but drinking too much can cause nutritional imbalances.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:35:29 GMTLike so many others, I made a decision many politicians don’t think I should have the right to make.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:51:51 GMTThe inspector general for the Environmental Protection Agency says the agency, as early as June 2015, had sufficient information to issue an emergency order to protect residents of Flint, Mich., from lead-contaminated water.The findings of the agency’s internal inspector general suggests the federal government should shoulder some of the blame for the city water supply’s continued lead contamination.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:55:12 GMTForging an identity apart from my disability is hard enough. Misguided sympathy makes it harder.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:00:24 GMTSylvia Rupani-Smith with her mother in 2013.My mother has a rare disease called P.S.P., and she can no longer walk or talk. But she’s still my mom.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:48:08 GMTProgress in the fight against chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis has “unraveled,” the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:00:01 GMTThe star of the new movie “Christine” reads the essay of a woman whose romantic life seesaws from bold flirtation to fearful withdrawal.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:26:54 GMTWith the right software, you can give your computer’s spare processing power to a research project (and maybe make the world a better place).
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:30:02 GMTExercising vigorously when you are emotionally distraught could be bad for your heart
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 02:37:05 GMTThe agency has warned parents to stop using homeopathic products following numerous reports of side effects.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 07:30:20 GMTA group of high school students waiting for the arrival of Donald J. Trump at a recent rally in Charlotte, N.C.A presidential candidate’s definition of masculinity prompts a second look at the damaging assumptions behind “boys will be boys.”
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:28:24 GMTThe dentist Irwin Smigel with his wife, Lucia Smigel, in Manhattan in fall 2010.Dr. Smigel, who founded the American Society for Dental Aesthetics, built on processes used for laser whitening and bonding to improve the appearance of teeth.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 23:46:30 GMTMany consumers will have a new option when the insurance marketplace opens in two weeks: standardized plans that cover basic services without a deductible.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:00:25 GMTNicholas Mir, playing during recess in August at his school, Manhattan Star Academy, was born with microcephaly. The progress he has made came only after years of intensive and expensive intervention.Watching the unfolding epidemic and concerned that many people did not grasp what it meant to raise a child with the condition, a Manhattan couple offered to share their experience.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 01:27:44 GMTIBM has spent more than $4 billion buying a handful of companies with vast stores of medical data. “A.I. machines are only as smart as the data you give them,” said John E. Kelly, who oversees IBM’s research labs and the Watson business.The years of investment in its artificial intelligence effort, IBM executives say, are increasingly turning into moneymaking opportunities in sizable markets like health care and manufacturing.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 10:00:18 GMTHouston Coach Tom Herman kissing wide receiver Isaiah Johnson before a game. Any player who scores a touchdown must hug an offensive lineman.Tom Herman’s rite of kissing and hugging his players has earned praise from psychologists who say players are motivated by a desire to be in connected communities.