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Surgery for Blocked Arteries Is Often Unwarranted, Researchers Find

The findings of a large federal study on bypass surgeries and stents call into question the medical care provided to tens of thousands of...

To Lower Costs, Trump to Force Hospitals to Reveal Price of Care

The Trump administration on Friday said it would begin forcing hospitals to publicly disclose the discounted prices they negotiate with insurance companies, aiming to...

To Drive Down Insulin Prices, W.H.O. Will Certify Generic Versions

With insulin prices skyrocketing and substantial shortages developing in poorer countries, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday that it would begin testing and...

New York Identifies Hospitals and Nursing Homes With Deadly Fungus

There once was a man named Albert Alexander. He was a policeman — “ Hey.” — in England. “ Hello.” One day on patrol,...

Facing ‘Certain Death,’ Teenager With Vaping Injury Gets Double Lung Transplant

The patient’s youth and good health before this illness should work in his favor, she said, adding, “We’re hopeful that he will be alive...

Getting a Handle on Self-Harm

People who become dependent on self-harm often come to treasure it as their one reliable comfort, therapists say. Images of blood, burns, cuts and...

Rapper T.I.’s Daughter Should Never Have Had a ‘Virginity Test’

The rapper and actor T.I. prompted widespread outrage after revealing on a podcast that he has accompanied his daughter, now 18, to a yearly...

Why Didn’t She Get Alzheimer’s? The Answer Could Hold a Key to Fighting the Disease

“When you have delayed onset of Alzheimer’s by three decades, you say wow,” said Dr. Bu, chairman of the neuroscience department at the Mayo...

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