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Drones to the Rescue

New York Times - Health - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 12:59

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 - Health - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 12:56

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 - Health - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 10:52

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 - Health - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 09:56

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 - Health - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 08:56

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 - Health - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 03:00

There are probably many people walking around with celiac disease who don’t know they have it.

The Checkup: Cranky Baby? Feeding May Not Be the Right Answer

New York Times - Health - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 03:00

Does feeding distressed infants on demand teach them to associate food with soothing emotions later in life?

The New Health Care: Get Well Sooner? A Healthier Roommate Could Help

New York Times - Health - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 02:30

A study finds that hospital patients who are assigned healthier roommates require less care and are discharged more rapidly.

Op-Ed Contributor: How Did Health Care Get to Be Such a Mess?

New York Times - Health - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 00:21

The problem is not the care. It’s the insurance company structure.

Sports of The Times: Chemotherapy, Then the U.S. Championships, for Gabriele Grunewald

New York Times - Health - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 23:00

Like any professional runner, Grunewald is competitive and fierce down the stretch. But a huge obstacle sets her apart: She’s battling cancer for the fourth time.

U.S. Open Grass Is an Obstacle and a Potential Health Hazard

New York Times - Health - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 02:00

Erin Hills’s thick fescue presents a challenge to players, but is also a hospitable spot for ticks, prompting concern about Lyme disease.

Legionnaires’ Outbreak on Upper East Side Kills One and Sickens Six

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 16:31

The city’s health department is investigating the cause of the outbreak in Lenox Hill. The disease infects 200 to 400 New Yorkers a year, the city says.

As Opioid Panel Meets, Some Say Action, Not Study, Is Needed

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 07:44

As a candidate, President Trump vowed to “take care” of the opioid epidemic. But some addiction experts say his action so far, a commission, is a waste of time.

Well : Losing Fat, Gaining Brain Power, on the Playground

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 06:51

In children, exercise may help to improve cognition by first improving waistlines.

Ask Well: Is Chlorine in Swimming Pools Safe?

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 03:00

A reader asks: Should I be concerned about chlorine and other people’s body products in pools?

As Opioid Panel Meets, Some Say Action, Not Study, Is Needed

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 02:00

As a candidate, President Trump vowed to “take care” of the opioid epidemic. But some addiction experts say his action so far, a commission, is a waste of time.

Scalise Faces Prospect of Multiple Operations

New York Times - Health - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 19:29

Trauma surgeons have learned that a series of operations for such wounds have better outcomes than one long operation.

Phys Ed: Hot Weather Workout? Try a Hot Bath Beforehand

New York Times - Health - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 13:02

One of the most effective ways to cope with exercising in extreme heat may be to soak in long, hot baths in the days beforehand.