Experts say the parents and children split apart at the border could face difficult reunions. Holding them indefinitely could be even worse.
The photographer Jackie Molloy followed Tanner and David for a year and a half, during which time she took some 20,000 pictures.
Worldwide, Chinese men consume one-third of all cigarettes. With lung cancer rates soaring, the city’s health department has launched a Chinese-language antismoking campaign.
An author of 15 books, Ms. King founded a summer camp and school to help children with learning disabilities that had often gone undiagnosed.
Humana is teaming up with two investment firms to become the nation’s largest provider of hospice care, dominating a rapidly growing — and controversial — business.
He helped develop two technologies that allowed people who could not use a mouse to communicate with a computer, and thus with the world.
A Yale study found that one in four patients admitted to cutting back on insulin use because of cost. The consequences can be deadly.
One-third of patients over age 65 die in the hospital after they are put on ventilators. Doctors are beginning to wonder if the procedure should be used so often.
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The research did not find that viruses cause Alzheimer’s. But it showed that two types of herpes interact with Alzheimer’s-related genes and might drive the disease process.
Thirty-nine percent of American adults were obese, compared to 17.8 percent of children.
Is it ethical to break cost-controlling rules for a patient’s benefit?
Two skeletons and the remains of 11 amputated limbs are leading to new knowledge of combat injuries and medical practices on long-ago battlefields.
Morning people were less likely to develop depression than night owls, a new study found.
One in five requires more surgery, and in 5 percent of cases, reconstruction fails.
Dr. Atul Gawande, a Harvard professor, surgeon and writer, will lead the initiative formed to provide health care for the companies’ employees.
Regular exercise, such as brisk walking for an hour, improved long-term survival in those who had childhood cancers.
Fewer people are seeking and receiving Social Security disability benefits, reversing a long trend that had worried lawmakers about fraud and abuse.
As president of Merck Vaccines, Dr. Mahmoud overcame doubts in developing vaccines against two threats to women and babies: HPV and rotavirus.