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Antibiotic Eye Drops Often Unhelpful for Pinkeye

New York Times - 22/06/2017
Conjunctivitis, or pinkeye, often goes away without treatment.

Dr. Andrew Weil Says We’re Taking Too Many Medicines

New York Times - 22/06/2017
In his new book, “Mind Over Meds,” the champion of integrative medicine continues his fight against overmedication.

Frédérick Leboyer, Who Saw Childbirth Through Baby’s Eyes, Dies at 98

New York Times - 22/06/2017
Mr. Leboyer, a French physician, advocated natural birth methods that focused on easing suffering for the baby.

Dr. Lawrence Weed, Pioneer in Recording Patient Data, Dies at 93

New York Times - 22/06/2017
Dr. Weed created a system for organizing medical data that is used all over the world, and helped develop a computerized method for aiding diagnosis and treatment.

With Health Law in Flux, Insurers Scramble to Meet Filing Deadline

New York Times - 21/06/2017
Anthem, a major player in the Obamacare exchanges, announced that it would withdraw from Wisconsin and Indiana next year, along with Ohio.

Creating a Stylish World for Children With Autism

New York Times - 21/06/2017
Wolf & Friends is a lush, inspirational platform of fashion and design for young children who have developmental issues.

Phys Ed: To Train an Athlete, Add 12 Minutes of Meditation to the Daily Mix

New York Times - 21/06/2017
Division I football players who learned mindfulness meditation or relaxation techniques showed improvements in mood and attention.

PUBLIC HEALTH: G.O.P. Health Plan Is Really a Rollback of Medicaid

New York Times - 21/06/2017
Limiting the amount that the federal government would pay for each person would leave states with difficult choices, and would be a fundamental shift of financial risk.

Fish as Medicine for Rheumatoid Arthritis

New York Times - 21/06/2017
Eating fish may help reduce the joint pain and swelling of rheumatoid arthritis, a new study has found.

Draft Order on Drug Prices Proposes Easing Regulations

New York Times - 21/06/2017
A draft of an executive order obtained by The Times appears to give the drug industry what it wants with no guarantee that consumer costs will fall.

Middle Class, Not Poor, Could Suffer if Trump Ends Health Payments

New York Times - 20/06/2017
Americans who earn too much to qualify for premium assistance could face double-digit rate increases if the government stops making cost-sharing payments.

Haven for Recovering Addicts Now Profits From Their Relapses

New York Times - 20/06/2017
Delray Beach, Fla., was once a godsend for substance abusers. But now, a sprawl of fraudulent outpatient centers capitalize on addicts’ thwarted recoveries.

The Symptoms of Dying

New York Times - 20/06/2017
Whether you have cancer or heart disease or diabetes, dying has its own biology and symptoms. It’s a diagnosis in itself.

Senate Democrats Try to Gum Up Works Over Affordable Care Act Repeal

New York Times - 20/06/2017
With few arrows in their quiver, Democrats plan to use a slowdown to fight the secrecy surrounding Republican efforts to repeal and replace the health law.

Drones to the Rescue

New York Times - 19/06/2017
Researchers find that drones carrying heart defibrillators can reach cardiac arrest victims quicker than ambulances.

New Surveys Suggest Teen Vaping Rates Falling

New York Times - 19/06/2017
Teen vaping, which has been skyrocketing, fell dramatically last year in the United States.

Global Health: The High-Tech Device That’s Like a Bouncer for Mosquitoes

New York Times - 19/06/2017
New traps that use infrared beams to identify insects are helping researchers capture more of the disease-carrying insects they need.

Inspired by War Zones, Balloon Device May Save Civilians From Fatal Blood Loss

New York Times - 19/06/2017
Developed to save victims of battlefield trauma, a plastic tube with a balloon at its tip can give doctors precious time to halt internal bleeding.

Take a Number: A Dire Weekly Total for the U.S.: 25 Children Killed by Guns

New York Times - 19/06/2017
Between 2012 and 2014, an average of 1,297 children died each year from such injuries.

Personal Health: Who Really Needs to Be Gluten-Free?

New York Times - 19/06/2017
There are probably many people walking around with celiac disease who don’t know they have it.