Health

Ann Lurie, Nurse Who Became a Prominent Philanthropist, Is Dead at 79

Ann Lurie, a self-described hippie who went on to become one of Chicago’s most celebrated philanthropists, in one instance giving…

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Supreme Court’s Abortion Rulings May Set the Stage for More Restrictions

Superficially, abortion rights had a good run at the Supreme Court this term. Two weeks ago, the justices unanimously let…

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Purdue Opioid Settlement on Verge of Collapse After Supreme Court Ruling

The hard-fought settlement of thousands of lawsuits against Purdue Pharma was close to capsizing on Thursday, after the Supreme Court…

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Women Are Paying for Birth Control When They Shouldn’t Have To

Last week, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, chair of the Senate health committee, called on a government watchdog to investigate…

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Surgeon General Declares Gun Violence a Public Health Crisis

The U.S. surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy, on Tuesday declared gun violence in America a public health crisis, recommending an…

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Gilead Shot Provides Total Protection From HIV in Trial of Young African Women

It can take generic makers years to get ready to produce a drug, and they need to have a sense…

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How Pet Care Became a Big Business

Heather Massey brought Ladybird to the veterinarian when the 9-year-old mutt began having seizures. A scan from an M.R.I. machine…

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Are We Loving Our Pets to Death?

Pets are more popular than ever. Roughly two-thirds of American homes have at least one pet, up from 56 percent…

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How PBMs Are Driving Up Prescription Drug Costs

When P.B.M.s overcharge, it can increase costs for patients, not just employers and government programs like Medicare.The country’s most popular…

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How Helpful Is Walking for Lower Back Pain?

Doctors and physical therapists have long incorporated aerobic exercise into treatment programs for lower back pain. Movement can simultaneously ease…

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