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Yesterday β€” April 19th 2018NYT Health

When Is It Safe to Eat Salad Again?

By TARA PARKER-POPE

An outbreak of infections linked to bagged romaine lettuce has left salad lovers confused. Here are answers to common questions about leafy greens.

Opinion: How to Disobey Your Tiger Parents, in 14 Easy Steps

By MICHELLE KUO

As you rebel, you can retain your dignity — and theirs.

Prince’s Overdose Death Results in No Criminal Charges

By JOE COSCARELLI and SHEILA M. ELDRED

The authorities in Minnesota said that no one would be prosecuted in the musician’s 2016 death from a fentanyl overdose, though a doctor will pay a civil settlement.

Hans Asperger Aided Nazi Child Euthanasia, Study Says

By CEYLAN YEGINSU

The autism researcher collaborated with the Third Reich and actively assisted in the killing of disabled children, a new report says.

Matter: Bodies Remodeled for a Life at Sea

By CARL ZIMMER

The Bajau, who spend most of their time on the ocean, are among the best divers in the world. Evolution is remaking them, a new study finds.

What #MeToo Means to Teenagers

By WENDY LU

While the “Me Too” movement has largely focused on adults, sexual harassment can leave deep and lasting scars on children and teens too.

Frenchman Is First in World to Get 2 Full Face Transplants

By TANGUY GARREL-JAFFRELOT

Jérôme Hamon, a bookseller who has a genetic disease, underwent a second transplant after his body rejected the first because he had taken an antibiotic for a cold.

As Opioid Prescriptions Fall, Prescriptions for Drugs to Treat Addiction Rise

By ABBY GOODNOUGH

New data suggests progress in efforts to curb the epidemic but raises questions about whether tightened prescribing may be leading some people to heroin and fentanyl.

Chinese Doctor Arrested, Then Applauded, for Criticizing a Popular Elixir

By CHRIS BUCKLEY and KAROLINE KAN

A doctor who suggested an alcohol-based tonic was dangerous was detained for 3 months, and then freed as a public hero.

Before yesterdayNYT Health

Concussions May Increase the Risk for Parkinson’s Disease

By NICHOLAS BAKALAR

Traumatic brain injuries may lead to the development of Parkinson’s disease, a new study suggests.

Married People Less Likely to Die From Melanoma

By NICHOLAS BAKALAR

People who were married were more likely than single people to have melanoma detected in the earlier, more treatable, stages.

Phys Ed: To Slash Your Risk of Heart Disease, Keep Moving

By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS

Aerobic fitness can halve the likelihood of developing heart disease, no matter how worrisome your genetic profile.

Nuts May Be Good for the Heart, but Are Hardly a Miracle Food

By NICHOLAS BAKALAR

Eating nuts was tied to a lower risk for atrial fibrillation, but may not lower the risk of heart attacks or strokes.

We’re Bad at Evaluating Risk. How Doctors Can Help.

By DHRUV KHULLAR

What to do when we don’t know what to do.

Lung Cancer Patients Live Longer With Immune Therapy

By DENISE GRADY

Adding immunotherapy to standard chemo treatments can halve the risk of death for people with the most common type of lung cancer, a new study shows.

Personal Health: Weighing the Pros and Cons of Statins

By JANE E. BRODY

Statins are often given to healthy people to prevent a potentially devastating problem, so some patients object to taking them.

Basics: You Share Everything With Your Bestie. Even Brain Waves.

By NATALIE ANGIER

Scientists have made astonishing discoveries about the nature and evolution of friendship. Without it, humans suffer significant physical and emotional damage.

Friendship’s Dark Side: β€˜We Need a Common Enemy’

By NATALIE ANGIER

Friendship generally is regarded as an unalloyed good. But scientists have found it also can be a conspiracy, a way to separate “us” from “them.”

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