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Vincent Lambert was left in a vegetative state after a 2008 car accident. His family has been split over whether to let doctors stop artificially feeding and hydrating him.
Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say.
Putting a price on longevity or well-being is tricky, but not impossible.
“There is very little data to justify how these drugs are being used and why they should be in the top 10 in sales,” a researcher said.
So-called ‘heartbeat’ legislation restricting abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy has started a conversation about when most women actually learn that they’re pregnant.
A video about female runners losing their pay and health insurance if they are pregnant sends ripples through the running world.
The rise of the more potent fentanyl in its place has put a generation of older users, who had managed their addiction, at far greater risk of overdose.
In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans.
A common dietary supplement may help overcome mutations in the Pten gene. Should patients take it?
The birthrate hit a 32-year low and the fertility rate reached a record low in 2018, bringing the United States more in line with other wealthy countries.
Microphage therapy has not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, but there is growing interest in the treatment for cystic fibrosis.
Democrats tied several bills together, trying to hold Republicans to promises to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions and rein in drug costs, but the minority party did not bite.
What can be done to help a woman who is having less-satisfying sexual experiences as she ages?
Gastric bypass surgery works as well in adolescents as it does in adults, researchers report. But the procedure requires a major commitment.
People who followed a diet of ultra-processed foods ate about 500 more calories a day compared to when they ate a whole foods diet.
That depends on how you do the research — and then on how you read the results. Here’s what studies show.
After Busy Philipps opened up about her abortion on TV, a friend saw an opportunity for a bigger conversation about reproductive rights.
Workouts tailored to the needs of transgender people who want to build strength after surgery.
Ten years after diagnosis, could I finally dispense with chemical sleeping aids?
In her writings and lectures, she postulated that the human race was on the brink of an enhanced way of existing and could bring about great things.