Health Experts to F.D.A.: Make Your Vaccine Deliberations Public

A coalition of leading public health experts urged the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday night to conduct full safety and efficacy reviews...

Talking to Teens and Tweens About Coronavirus

What should parents do if their teens and tweens, with easy access to information on their phones and laptops, develop anxiety over what...

Turmeric May Ease Knee Arthritis

Turmeric — the main spice in curry — may help ease the pain and stiffness of knee osteoarthritis.Turmeric comes from the root of...

One Mask Rule Most New Yorkers Ignore

The appeal of this approach is clear. Masking and unmasking repeatedly can be awkward, particularly when you’ve got a fork in one hand...

Your 5G Phone Won’t Hurt You. But Russia Wants You to...

The cellphones known as 5G, or fifth generation, represent the vanguard of a wireless era rich in interconnected cars, factories and cities. Whichever...

Tuesday Could Be the Beginning of the End of Philadelphia’s Soda...

PHILADELPHIA — Jeff Foster, 58, a retired security guard with an abiding sweet tooth and a generous paunch, scowled as he considered the...

Trump Administration Sharply Curtails Fetal Tissue Medical Research

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced Wednesday that the federal government would sharply curtail federal spending on medical research that uses tissue from...

After a College Applicant Hits ‘Send’

In the early days of last fall, my daughter was projecting confidence about the college application process. She’d make a spreadsheet, things would...

Lego Is Making Braille Bricks. They May Give Blind Literacy a...

This week,the Lego Foundation, which is funded by the Lego Group, the Danish toy company that makes the blocks, announced a new project...

Employers Grapple With Question as They Reopen: To Test or Not...

As the country reopens, employers are looking into how to safely bring back their workers. One recurring question: Should they be tested for...