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Vaccine Hesitancy in Cancer Patients

Ideally, those cancer patients who want the shot could get it at their cancer centers rather than in a mass distribution site. But a bumpy rollout and age restrictions have…

Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Works Well and May Curb Virus Spread

The newly released documents, which include the F.D.A.’s first technical analysis of the company’s 45,000-person clinical trial, presented evidence that the vaccine was safe, with noticeably milder side effects than…

New Findings on 2 Ways Children Become Seriously Ill from the Coronavirus

A large nationwide study has found important differences in the two major ways in which children have become seriously ill from the coronavirus, findings that may help doctors and parents…

Why Your Brain Feels Broken

I don’t know how else to put it, but lately it seems like my brain is broken. I’m not functioning with the mental quickness I’m used to. I find myself…

What Was the Vertical Club?

The obvious glamour of the club tinctured virtue with vice, “bolstering that image that this was sexy, this was a singles club, this was where people went to meet each…

Exercise vs. Diet? What Children of the Amazon Can Teach Us About Weight Gain

Young Shuar differ from most Western children in so many ways, though, including their genetics, that interpreting that study’s findings was challenging, Dr. Urlacher knew. But he also was aware…

Tiny Love Stories: ‘I Remove My Wedding Ring’

Negotiating Separation Outside the Chicago airport the cold creeps up my coat, stiffening my spine as I hug my husband. We haven’t been apart for over a year. I board…

Got a Pandemic Puppy? Learn How to Prevent Dog Bites

The bites that require hospitalization and surgical repair are the most serious injuries, such as toddlers bitten in the face and neck, where many critical structures can be damaged, including…

Imperfect Girls Make Perfect Role Models

In our new book “Living the Confidence Code,” we looked for role models whose stories would really resonate with other girls. We highlighted not traditionally “accomplished” or celebrated girls, but…

How Meaningful Is Prediabetes for Older Adults?

A few years ago, routine lab tests showed that Susan Glickman Weinberg, then a 65-year-old clinical social worker in Los Angeles, had a hemoglobin A1C reading of 5.8 percent, barely…