Legal Case to Smash Obamacare Hands the Democrats a Hammer

“Why would I not” look to the intent of the Congress that enacted the health law, he asked Mr. Elias. Much of the more than three hours of arguments centered on language in the Affordable Care Act that describes the individual mandate as “essential to creating effective health insurance markets” — language that the plaintiffs…

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Personal Health: Preventing Muscle Loss as We Age

Two years later in JAMA, Dr. Maria A. Fiatarone and colleagues at the Tufts research center reported that eight weeks of “high-intensity resistance training” significantly enhanced the physical abilities of nine frail nursing home residents aged 90 and older. Strength gains averaged 174 percent, mid-thigh muscle mass increased 9 percent and walking speed improved 48…

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Gear: Sporty Sunglasses for Fashion Jocks

Advertisement Gear Performance shades worn by dads and athletes are all the rage. Here are six styles to consider. Sept. 5, 2018 Dad jeans are in. So are dad sneakers. So it was just a matter of time before dad shades had their moment. Once confined to golf courses and soccer practices, these sporty, neon-tinted…

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Assisted Reproductive Technologies May Pose Heart Risks for Babies

Advertisement Blood pressure levels were significantly higher in a group born with fertility treatments than in controls. Sept. 5, 2018 Image Children born by assisted reproductive technologies may be at risk for high blood pressure in adolescence, Swiss researchers report. Previous studies in both animals and humans have suggested that conception by assisted technology is…

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Emirates Flight With Sick Passengers Lands at J.F.K. Airport

About half an hour before Emirates Airline Flight 203 landed in New York on Wednesday, a crew member told passengers they would not immediately disembark because of ill people on board. But a passenger from New York, Erin Sykes, said the problems began even before the plane was airborne. “It was clear people were sick…

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Theranos Is Shutting Down

Advertisement The Silicon Valley startup is expected to shutter its operations after it failed to deliver revolutionary lab-testing amid allegations of fraud. Image Elizabeth Holmes, founder and chief executive of Theranos in 2015. She has been barred from serving as an officer or director of any public company for 10 years.CreditCreditDavid Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty…

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Browsing: For Fall, Feel the Clash

Advertisement Browsing Forget the rules. It’s all about colors that bellow at one another. Sept. 5, 2018 It used to be that, in any given season, you could usually discern one “It” color. Nowadays there may be a dozen. But instead of pining for simpler days gone past — a futile exercise anyway, since they…

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