Cinnamon May Be Safe in Foods, but Is It Safe in...

A cinnamon food additive impaired the cilia in human lung cells.ImageA common cinnamon food additive that is widely used to flavor e-cigarettes had...

How Many People Can’t Tolerate Statins?

Ask WellMedical researchers, normally a genteel lot, disagree sharply on the extent to which side effects from statin drugs are a problem. CreditPaul...

The Next Great American Public Health Campaign? Readers Make Their Picks

NutritionBurger, Fries and Soda?I would like to see serious focus on sugar and unhealthy foods. Driving on the highway, I saw a McDonald’s...

‘I’ll Have the Cake.’ The Music Made Me Do It.

People were more likely to pick unhealthful or calorie-laden items when the ambient music was loud, and healthful items when softer music was...

A More Egalitarian Hospital Culture Is Better for Everyone

“Leadership Saves Lives” requires that each hospital create a “Guiding Coalition,” a group of more than a dozen staff members, ranging from high-ranking...

25 and Still Alive – The New York Times

I pleaded for the E.M.T. to make the pain stop. “You are having a heart attack,” he responded. Before I could fully comprehend...

After Years of Trying, Virginia Finally Will Expand Medicaid

Virginia’s House of Delegates voted to approve Medicaid expansion during the regular 60-day legislative session that ended in March. But the Senate, whose...

Roseanne’s ‘Ambien-Tweeting,’ Explained. Sorta. – The New York Times

The drug is infamous for bizarre side effects, but online ranting is not one of them.ImageRoseanne Barr in March.CreditMike Coppola/WireImage, via Getty ImagesPeople...

Cancer Group Calls for Colorectal Cancer Screening Starting at Age 45

A prominent cancer organization is for the first time recommending Americans initiate colorectal cancer screening at age 45 instead of waiting until age...

Hate High-Intensity Exercise? Try It. You Might Like It.

Few people interested in fitness are unfamiliar with the concept of high-intensity interval training, or H.I.I.T., which involves very short, very strenuous bursts...