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Premature Babies Lag in Vaccinations

Many premature babies, who are at increased risk for vaccine-preventable diseases, are not getting their vaccinations…

Flavonoids in Plants May Help Protect Against Major Killers

Consuming flavonoids, a large class of nutrients found in plant foods, may reduce the risk for…

Getting the Right Care for Painful Autoimmune Conditions

Beth Uffner, an avid tennis player, developed an aching pain first in her legs, then in…

Why Warning Pregnant Women Not to Drink Can Backfire

In many areas of health policy, the best of intentions can lead to more harm than…

Developing New Guidelines on Lyme Disease

For all of you with strong opinions and relevant experiences regarding Lyme disease, the public comment…

A Nun, a Doctor and a Lawyer — and Deep Regret Over the Nation’s Handling of Opioids

PENNINGTON GAP, Va. — Years before there was an opioid epidemic in America, Sister Beth Davies…

No Pre-Reading, No Rehearsing: How ‘The Weekly’ Kept Its Recreation of Historic Opioid Testimony Authentic

Video CreditCredit“The Weekly”/The New York Times/FX/Hulu Times Insider explains who we are and what we do,…

The Long Road to Injury Recovery

Welcome to the Running newsletter! Every Saturday morning, we email runners with news, advice and some…

‘The Last Ocean’ Considers Dementia in All Its Uncertainty

The first, startling epigraph in Nicci Gerrard’s new book, “The Last Ocean,” comes from Emily Dickinson:…

Spraying Antibiotics to Fight Citrus Scourge Doesn’t Help, Study Finds

When the Environmental Protection Agency approved the spraying of certain antibiotics three years ago to fight…

Older People Need Rides. Why Aren’t They Using Uber and Lyft?

Martin Gerstell treasures his Thursday morning volunteer stint at the National Gallery of Art, where he…

The F.D.A.’s New Cigarette Warnings Are Disturbing. See for Yourself.

WASHINGTON — The corpse is gone. So are the grief-stricken woman, the rotting teeth and the…

Getting to the Root of Hair Loss

Have there been any links between Mirena IUDs and hair thinning or falling out? I am…

Ebola Outbreak Spreads to 3rd Province in Eastern Congo

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo — Congo said on Friday that its yearlong Ebola outbreak had…

Nurturing an Autistic Son’s Spiritual Life

One Friday night several months ago, my younger son, Mickey, was flipping channels in search of…