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Category: Health

Consider a First-Class Accredited Medical School Outside the U.S.

If you would like to go attend medical school, but may not have met the requirements for admission to a medical school in the United...

How Stress Affects Your Heart

Stress is all around us, a normal part of our daily lives. There isn’t much we can do about external factors that bring about stress, but...

Why Ebola Kills More Women than Men

Most health industry professionals agree that too much panic has been spread about Ebola, and not enough useful information. In a nutshell:...

Recipes for Health: Beans for Your Thanksgiving Table

If you haven’t started thinking about vegetarian main dishes for Thanksgiving, now is the time. This year I am focusing on beans from...

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Caramelized Onion and Fennel Risotto

Caramelized onion and fennel risottoCredit Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times How do you feed a vegetarian or vegan Thanksgiving guest...

Ebola Spread Has Slowed in Liberia, C.D.C. Says

A security guard in West Point, a densely populated neighborhood of Monrovia, the Liberian capital, in September.CreditDaniel Berehulak for...

That Medical Test Costs $50, or Is It $500?

When I was growing up in Lexington, Ky., in the late 1970s, we used to go to an all-you-can-eat buffet called Duff’s. It was the cheapest...

Living With Cancer: Gravy Days

When I was diagnosed in November 2008, I began counting forward, assuming I would die by November 2013, at the latest. Prognosis for...

Most Heavy Drinkers Are Not Alcoholics

Most people who drink to get drunk are not alcoholics, suggesting that more can be done to help heavy drinkers cut back, a new government...

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Food Allergies and Autumn Quinoa

On a Friday night a little more than a year ago, my hands blanched to white and began to shake as intense nausea hit me over dinner at a...