Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Treatment Offers Hope for Imprisoned California Siblings by JAN HOFFMAN


By JAN HOFFMAN

Cases of children isolated and abused by parents are rare but not unheard-of, say experts. Many recover.

Published: January 16, 2018 at 07:00PM

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

High-Fat Diet May Fuel Spread of Prostate Cancer by GINA KOLATA


By GINA KOLATA

New research suggests a strong link between genes, dietary fat and prostate cancer.

Published: January 15, 2018 at 07:00PM

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‘Smart Thermometers’ Track Flu Season in Real Time by DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.


By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

Can 500,000 thermometers transmitting 25,000 readings a day forecast the spread of flu more accurately than the C.D.C.?

Published: January 15, 2018 at 07:00PM

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The Parasite on the Playground by LAURA BEIL


By LAURA BEIL

Roundworm eggs, shed by stray dogs, can be ingested by children playing outside. The worm’s larvae have been found in the brain, experts say, perhaps impairing development.

Published: January 15, 2018 at 07:00PM

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Monday, January 15, 2018

After Surgery in the Womb, a Baby Kicks Up Hope by DENISE GRADY


By DENISE GRADY

Baby Boy Royer, who underwent an operation for spina bifida as a fetus, had the biggest defect that the surgical team had attempted to repair.

Published: January 14, 2018 at 07:00PM

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Saturday, January 13, 2018

C.D.C. Postpones Session Preparing Us for Nuclear War by SHEILA KAPLAN


By SHEILA KAPLAN

After the agency’s workshop attracted considerable media attention, especially given President Trump’s recent words with North Korea, the session has been postponed.

Published: January 11, 2018 at 07:00PM

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Friday, January 12, 2018

To Get Medicaid in Kentucky, Many Will Have to Work. Advocates for the Poor Are Horrified. by ABBY GOODNOUGH


By ABBY GOODNOUGH

Led by the state’s Republican governor, the plan calls for many Medicaid recipients ages 19-64 to work at least 20 hours a week, beginning in July.

Published: January 11, 2018 at 07:00PM

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