New scans showed how the brains of people who had a hemisphere removed in childhood continue to function.
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Doctors were stumped, until a pulmonologist asked about feather bedding in the man's home.
Advisers say the president pulled back from proposed restrictions intended to curb teenage vaping after he was warned of the political fallout among voters.
Drug therapy alone may save lives as effectively as bypass or stenting procedures, a large federal study showed.
Programs called assertive community treatment provide the kinds of services offered in psychiatric hospitals, within a home setting.
Over 1,000 cases of measles have been recorded in the Pacific island country, with the casualties including a 7-month-old. “This is very much out of control,” a vaccine expert said.
Johnson & Johnson will now have to pay $465 million, not $572 million, for its role in Oklahoma’s opioid epidemic.
A proposed federal rule would make hospitals list the prices they negotiate with insurers, allowing consumers to seek better deals for care.
About 80 million people with diabetes around the world need the hormone, and half of them can’t afford it. Creating competition could help, the agency said.
The quilt’s more than 50,000 panels will move to the National AIDS Memorial, while its archive of personal items will go to the Library of Congress.
Her doctors were puzzled until one asked a question she’d never heard before. The answer was yes, all the time, since childhood.
The American Medical Association echoed the concerns of California and New York, the latest two states to file lawsuits claiming the company engaged in deceptive marketing to young people.
People who never learned to read and write may be at increased risk for dementia.
Sheila Davis runs a nonprofit that focuses on bringing modern medicine to the world’s poorest and sickest communities.
A look at three women who are working to make people with low incomes healthier.
Researchers are studying how movement helps children with special needs improve social communication and motor skills.
Unraveling the mysteries of sleep might depend on studying the genes of people who don’t get much.
Sharing a meal with loved ones, co-workers or friends may seem like a chore, but research shows it has real benefits. Stick with us here.
A large Australian study found no association between cholesterol-lowering statins and memory or thinking problems.
My daughter wanted brown hats with two stuffed drumsticks artfully positioned, one on each side — like wearing a roasted turkey, just out of the oven, on your head.
An anti-abortion activist recorded the videos to try to show that the group was illegally selling fetal tissue.
Ms. Warren laid out a blueprint to pass major health legislation at the start of her presidency. But she would wait as long as three years to seek passage of a full-scale “Medicare for all” plan.
A respiratory condition linked to vaping has caused more than 40 deaths and over 2,000 illnesses, according to United States health authorities.
The mark he left in the world was his bloodstain. I hired a trauma cleaning company to erase it.
Using C.D.C. data, researchers found that 98 percent of toddlers and 60 percent of infants consumed added sugar in sweetened drinks, baked goods and snacks.
He helped develop long-acting implanted contraceptive devices — like Norplant, Jadelle and Mirena — used by millions of women around the world.
We heard from readers about local yoga studios addressing touch, communication and consent.
All children attending preschool or higher in the country must be immunized, with fines for parents who do not comply, under a law that is to take effect next spring.
The company’s tools enable researchers to track huge numbers of people. But doctors do not yet know if it will significantly improve health outcomes.
The charismatic llama is a welcome addition at some nursing homes and rehabilitation centers.
Plastic waste from America, collected for recycling, is shipped to Indonesia. Some is burned as fuel by tofu makers, producing deadly chemicals and contaminating food.
The policy change, for the virulent drug-resistant germ Candida auris, came as the C.D.C. reported that more people are dying of drug-resistant infections than it previously estimated.