New York Times

New York Moves to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes by Emergency Order

Dom, 15/09/2019 - 19:45
The state would become the second in the nation, behind Michigan, to outlaw sale of the fruity flavors popular with children and teenagers.

Vaping Bad: Were 2 Wisconsin Brothers the Walter Whites of THC Oils?

Dom, 15/09/2019 - 19:09
As authorities work to understand the spate of vaping-related lung illnesses, a small-town drug bust offers a closer look at the vast black market for vaping supplies.

Opioid Defendants Seek to Disqualify Judge Overseeing 2,300 Cases

Dom, 15/09/2019 - 06:23
In a surprising move, drug distributors and pharmacy chains on the eve of a landmark federal trial argued that the judge already believed that defendants should pay.

In First, California Would Require Public Universities to Provide Abortion Pills

Dom, 15/09/2019 - 06:21
The bill, if signed by the governor, would mark a new way of giving women access to abortion as conservative states tighten restrictions.

For Older Patients, an ‘Afterworld’ of Hospital Care

Sab, 14/09/2019 - 17:20
Long-term care hospitals tend to the sickest of patients, often near the end of their lives. Many will never return home.

New York Uncovers $1 Billion in Sackler Family Wire Transfers

Sab, 14/09/2019 - 15:04
In a court filing, the state attorney general’s office says that it has found new account transfers by members of the family that owns Purdue Pharma, the maker of opioids.

For Children With Peanut Allergies, F.D.A. Experts Recommend a New Treatment

Sab, 14/09/2019 - 12:01
About 1.2 million American children have peanut allergies. A new drug, Palforzia, does not cure the condition, but it can blunt life-threatening reactions.

Zantac Has Low Levels of a Cancer-Causing Chemical, the F.D.A. Says

Sab, 14/09/2019 - 05:10
The chemical, NDMA, is the same one found in the blood pressure drug valsartan, which led to widespread recalls last year.

Mystery Solved: Private-Equity-Backed Firms Are Behind Ad Blitz on ‘Surprise Billing’

Sab, 14/09/2019 - 02:17
Two doctor-staffing companies are pushing back against legislation that could hit their bottom lines.

A Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes Would Sharply Cut Sales

Ven, 13/09/2019 - 17:44
Companies and trade groups are weighing the risks of fighting a proposed ban on most flavored vaping products, to protect mint and menthol varieties.

Why Aren’t Cancer Drugs Better? The Targets Might Be Wrong

Ven, 13/09/2019 - 16:45
Drugs can stop cancer cells if they attack the right proteins. But many of these targets were chosen with dated, imprecise technology, a new study suggests.

If You Hate Floss, It’s O.K. to Try These Alternatives

Ven, 13/09/2019 - 16:18
Experts with the A.D.A. and the C.D.C. told us five things to try if you hate regular floss — and what you should avoid.

New York City Is Ending a Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy. Here’s Why.

Ven, 13/09/2019 - 13:57
The City Council fears that if a federal lawsuit challenging the ban were to reach the Supreme Court, the panel could issue a ruling that protected the practice.

Nursing Homes Are a Breeding Ground for a Fatal Fungus

Ven, 13/09/2019 - 13:57
Drug-resistant germs, including Candida auris, prey on severely ill patients in skilled nursing facilities, a problem sometimes amplified by poor care and low staffing.

Purdue Pharma Tentatively Settles Thousands of Opioid Cases

Ven, 13/09/2019 - 13:57
The company and its owners, members of the Sackler family, have tentatively reached the first comprehensive settlement in thousands of cases nationwide.

What the Ingebrigtsen Brothers Can Teach Us About Nature, Nurture and Running

Ven, 13/09/2019 - 11:39
There’s more than one right way to rear and shape young athletes.

My Father’s Musical Legacy

Ven, 13/09/2019 - 11:00
The sound of the piano was the language of my father’s heart, and at 16 it was too big for me.

At a Maternity Center Near a War Zone, 20 Births in One Day

Ven, 13/09/2019 - 06:07
A hospital in a remote area of Afghanistan is a haven for impoverished mothers and newborns in a country ravaged by war.

‘This Is a Possibility’: Akwaeke Emezi Writes a Trans Story Where Nobody Gets Hurt

Ven, 13/09/2019 - 05:11
The “Freshwater” novelist forays into Y.A. and attempts to find balance amid multiple book and TV projects.

A French Worker Died After Sex on a Business Trip. His Company Is Liable.

Ven, 13/09/2019 - 01:28
Labor law in France has strong protections in such cases, even if the accident or injury had little to do with the employee’s job.