Friday, September 22, 2017

Yes, Aaron Hernandez Suffered Brain Injury. But That May Not Explain His Violence. by BENEDICT CAREY


By BENEDICT CAREY

The links between biology and behavior are complex, and a number of factors contribute to violence. Yet evidence is mounting that C.T.E. may be involved.

Published: September 21, 2017 at 08:00PM

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The HPV Vaccine Gains Ground Among U.S. Teenagers by ANERI PATTANI


By ANERI PATTANI

Sixty percent of adolescents received the vaccine in 2016. A decade ago, less than 30 percent did.

Published: September 21, 2017 at 08:00PM

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Latest Obamacare Repeal Effort Is Most Far-Reaching by KATE ZERNIKE, REED ABELSON and ABBY GOODNOUGH


By KATE ZERNIKE, REED ABELSON and ABBY GOODNOUGH

The Graham-Cassidy bill would turn federal funding for a law Republicans loathe into block grants to states, realizing a long-held goal of the party.

Published: September 20, 2017 at 08:00PM

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

While Premiums Soar Under Obamacare, Costs of Employer-Based Plans Are Stable by REED ABELSON


By REED ABELSON

A new survey of employers shows moderate price hikes in health benefits in spite of turmoil in the individual insurance market.

Published: September 18, 2017 at 08:00PM

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Bill and Melinda Gates Grade the World’s Health by DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.


By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

Poor nations get high marks for meeting important goals. But the Gateses warn that deep aid cuts and donor fatigue still could doom millions.

Published: September 17, 2017 at 08:00PM

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

Amid Opioid Crisis, Insurers Restrict Pricey, Less Addictive Painkillers by KATIE THOMAS and CHARLES ORNSTEIN


By KATIE THOMAS and CHARLES ORNSTEIN

Drug companies and doctors have been accused of fueling the opioid crisis, but some question whether insurers have played a role, too.

Published: September 16, 2017 at 08:00PM

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Saturday, September 16, 2017

Como a Grande Indústria Viciou o Brasil em Junk Food by ANDREW JACOBS and MATT RICHTEL


By ANDREW JACOBS and MATT RICHTEL

À medida que o crescimento diminui nos países ricos, as empresas de alimentos ocidentais se expandem acintosamente nos países em desenvolvimento, contribuindo para obesidade e problemas de saúde.

Published: September 15, 2017 at 08:00PM

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