Health & Medical News
The New Health Care: The U.S. Is Failing in Infant Mortality, Starting at One Month Old
The United States does worse than about two dozen other industrialized nations in this crucial measure of public health.
Jun 6 2:19PM NYTimes

Many Readers Say No to Idea of Life-Extending Drug, but Yes for Their Dogs
You can't cheat death, wrote a reader who echoed many responses to an article about drug tests on dogs to try to slow aging. But others said the goal seemed worthy.
May 21 3:34AM NYTimes

The Health Issue: The Improvisational Oncologist
In an era of rapidly proliferating, precisely targeted treatments, every cancer case has to be played by ear.
May 12 9:00AM NYTimes