Nadia Popovici kept shifting her eyes from the hockey game to the back of Brian Hamilton’s neck. Mr. Hamilton, an assistant equipment manager for the Vancouver Canucks, had a small mole there. It measured about two centimeters and was irregularly shaped and red-brown in color — possible characteristics of a cancerous mole, signs that Ms.…Details
I’m sorry you’ve had such a rough go of it and hope your situation improves, and quickly. We are in a pandemic. Nothing is normal, and employers have to recognize that their employees are human beings in human bodies. Keeping Up Appearances The proliferation of Zoom since the start of the pandemic seems to have…Details
The restaurant workers walked into the aerial tram car at about 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, their shifts complete, their moods festive, even with the lashing wind and heavy snow. Amber Santos stood beside the trash bins they had carried inside the car, which reeked of food leftovers from Ten 3, a restaurant at…Details
A big market for rare conditions Between 2011 and 2013, a small Silicon Valley-based biotech company, Sequenom, tripled in size. The key to its success: MaterniT21, a new prenatal screening test that did remarkably well at detecting Down syndrome. Older screening tests took months and required multiple blood tests. This new one generated fewer false…Details
Water vs. seltzer? Can food affect the brain? We’ve rounded up useful research on diet and nutrition to stay healthy in the new year.
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The Fit gummies look like standard marijuana edibles: orange squares with a sugar coat, sold in packaging that’s a cross between the bright colors of a bag of candy and the sterility of a bottle of pain relievers. These edibles, however, promise something different: They won’t make you high, but they will help you diet.…Details
The arrival of a new year presents a moment to set goals and reconsider what’s possible. As the people we featured in the Times series It’s Never Too Late prove, there is no one way — and no deadline — when it comes to pursuing your dreams. We gathered some of their best words of…Details
That doesn’t mean they work for everyone, however. “I found that listening to sleep stories was very distracting instead of calming,” said Marian Alaya, 39, from Long Valley, NJ. Now, she prefers white noise or guided meditations. “When the bedtime stories were introduced, I decided to try something different, and I’m glad I did. I…Details
Posts supporting coverage include comments from people who have consulted for Biogen, like Dr. Jeffrey Cummings, a research professor in the department of brain health at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. He wrote that the drug “prolongs the mental life of our declining patients,” adding, “Medicare should unequivocally support coverage for aducanumab, and they…Details