Saturday, February 17, 2018

America at Home: Grandparents in the Attic, Children in the Basement by PAULA SPAN


By PAULA SPAN

Multigenerational and shared housing arrangements are on the rise, reversing a decades-long trend.

Published: February 16, 2018 at 07:00PM

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Lassa Fever Erupts in Nigeria by DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.


By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

The disease, carried by rodents, is sometimes mild but can lead to hemorrhagic fever and death. W.H.O. has sent additional staff to help contain the outbreak.

Published: February 15, 2018 at 07:00PM

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

The Flu Vaccine Is Working Better Than Expected, C.D.C. Finds by DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.


By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

A preliminary analysis finds the vaccine 25 percent effective against this year’s dangerous H3N2 strain, and twice as effective in children.

Published: February 14, 2018 at 07:00PM

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Diplomats in Cuba Suffered Brain Injuries. Experts Still Don’t Know Why. by GINA KOLATA


By GINA KOLATA

After examining 21 American diplomats said to have been victims of a mysterious “attack” in Havana, medical experts found concussion-like damage but no obvious causes.

Published: February 14, 2018 at 07:00PM

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Transgender Woman Breast-Feeds Baby After Hospital Induces Lactation by CEYLAN YEGINSU


By CEYLAN YEGINSU

The journal Transgender Health that they believe it was the first documented case of a successful experiment to induce breast-milk production in a transgender woman.

Published: February 14, 2018 at 07:00PM

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Lena Dunham Says She Had Hysterectomy After Endometriosis by LIAM STACK


By LIAM STACK

Ms. Dunham said that she had the procedure at age 31, but that doctors were reluctant to perform it on a woman of her age.

Published: February 13, 2018 at 07:00PM

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Monday, February 12, 2018

He Took a Drug to Prevent AIDS. Then He Couldn’t Get Disability Insurance. by DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.


By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

Insurers have denied life and disability coverage to men taking Truvada to prevent H.I.V. infection, say gay rights advocates and medical experts.

Published: February 11, 2018 at 07:00PM

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