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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 20:44:58 GMTKenneth Berry, 41, with his 10-year-old son, Keing, in Los Angeles in September. Mr. Berry, who was shot more than 20 years ago, has struggled with pain since. A Medicaid card has brought him more treatment.The expansion of state Medicaid programs under the health care law has brought coverage, and necessary treatment, to previously uninsured shooting victims.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:03:01 GMTShopping for groceries or walking the dog can be more helpful than offering false optimism.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 20:55:49 GMTA female Aedes aegypti mosquito, known to be a carrier of the Zika virus.The patient is a woman who is not pregnant and lives in Brownsville, on the Gulf Coast near the Mexican border.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 17:50:58 GMTSoft drinks at a market in San Francisco, which was among the cities that adopted soda taxes.Following successful measures on Election Day, advocates believe more cities will consider them, not just to fight obesity, but also to bring in more money.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:53:20 GMTMore Americans are insured, but many are still underinsured — meaning that they are exposed to significant financial risk from out-of-pocket payments.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 16:29:37 GMTA licensed insurance agent, center, helping customers at a kiosk for Sunshine Life and Health Advisors at a mall in Miami. The agency has enrolled tens of thousands of Floridians under the Affordable Care Act over the past three years.In a state that Donald J. Trump won, many do not believe he will end a benefit they rely on, posing a challenge for those seeking to scrap the program.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:00:01 GMTThe author in Isfahan, Iran, in 1976.I may miss the old disconnection of travel, but as a parent, I love staying in touch with my children as they go off adventuring.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 23:11:08 GMTScans that illustrate the differences in three brains: a person who’s brain is healthy, left, one with mild cognitive impairment, center, and one with Alzheimer’s disease.The company said the drug, solanezumab, had not helped patients with mild symptoms of the disease, a result that may affect prospects for similar tests that are underway.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:00:02 GMTThe Hadza tribe of Tanzania lives by subsistence hunting and foraging for berries, honey, baobab fruit and tubers.Are we fighting thousands of years of evolutionary history and the best interests of our bodies when we sit all day?
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 23:28:53 GMTPresident-elect Donald J. Trump would face legal challenges to following through on his campaign promise to bring back brutal interrogation practices.Federal law, international pressure and resistance from inside the C.I.A. stand in the way of Donald J. Trump using brutal interrogation tactics.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 21:57:29 GMTSleep with disturbing nightmares is better than no sleep, researchers say, but the bad dreams can cause all sorts of other problems.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:45:50 GMTResearchers with a sample card with dried blood that can be used to test for chronic myeloid leukemia.What began as a student effort at a lab in Seattle produced a test for chronic myeloid leukemia that works with a few spots of dried blood on a paper card.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:00:15 GMTStarting to exercise often means we eat more and move less than we did before.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 08:21:13 GMTDonald Trump and Congress want to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but they have no good ideas for replacing it.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 11:00:22 GMTTäo Porchon-Lynch, 98, practicing yoga at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Hartsdale, NY.“She said they helped elevate her consciousness,” a photographer says of the high heels preferred by Täo Porchon-Lynch.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:34:22 GMTAs dentists demonstrate, there’s more to evidence than the randomized controlled trial.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 23:28:50 GMTThe House speaker, Paul D. Ryan, in Washington last week. His efforts to change Medicare have been denounced by Democrats as “voucherizing” the system.Republicans plan to move forward on a years-old effort to shift Medicare to a system known as premium support, setting up a partisan fight.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 15:00:01 GMTSusan GubarIs it possible to find grace in the context of a cancer death?
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 01:00:01 GMTHeavier drinking, however, increased the risk of stroke.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:11:02 GMTLettuce fields in California’s Salinas Valley, an area known as the salad bowl of the nation.The Salinas Valley, known as the salad bowl of the nation, is struggling with poverty and malnutrition among the migrant farmworkers who harvest its crops.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 10:22:01 GMTSam KaldaHolidays are often filled with expectations. Take a moment to appreciate the present.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 07:30:34 GMTBhanwari and her husband live in a one-room Delhi apartment with their 18-month-old daughter, Vaishnavi.How two families at opposite ends of the economic spectrum were affected when a suffocating cloud of pollution settled over the city this month.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 08:21:20 GMTI made the choice to sacrifice social acceptability for the freedom to be myself.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 02:06:58 GMTVanessa Brooks of Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and Brenda Sheffield of Bedford-Stuyvesant in Ideal Market/Met Foods, where low-sugar drinks from the Coca-Cola Company are prominently displayed.As more cities impose tax on sugary drinks, a vow from some soft drink producers to reduce calories 20 percent in 10 years advances ever so slightly.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 20:58:26 GMTA 1-year-old child, one of the patients in a new study, showed clear signs of microcephaly, but also had good eye contact.A study published Tuesday found that some babies who did not have unusually small heads when they were born still presented microcephaly months later.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:48:00 GMTA carefully structured exercise program after knee replacement offers no advantages over less intensive care, a randomized clinical trial has found.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:00:01 GMTThe higher the fat content of the milk they drank, the lower the children’s B.M.I. and the higher their vitamin D levels.