Instead, hand them over in silence. Or, market them as the most delicious snack known to mankind.
July 25, 2014 • 1:37 PM • Share
For women looking to attract a man, there are advantages to being a caring conversationalist. But new research finds it doesn’t work the other way around.
July 25, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Why do we use the term “normal weight” when talking about BMI? What’s presented as normal certainly isn’t the norm, and it may not even be what’s most healthy.
July 24, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
And it’s called stereotype threat.
July 24, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
It is all too easy to treat science as a platform that allows the observer to hover over the messiness of life, unobserved and untouched. But by remembering the role of the body in science, perhaps we humanize it as well.
July 24, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
Top patient-safety experts call on Congress to step in and, among other steps, give the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wider responsibility for measuring medical mistakes.
July 23, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
Why can’t triathletes and weightlifters get along?
July 23, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Reduced carb intake among mice protected them from colon cancer.
July 22, 2014 • 10:51 AM • Share
An especially vulnerable population is surveyed by researchers.
July 22, 2014 • 5:07 AM • Share
Illinois leads the country in group psychotherapy sessions in Medicare, and some top billers aren’t mental health specialists. The state’s Medicaid program has cracked down, but federal officials have not.
July 21, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
It’s a private health issue. And it affects us all.
July 18, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Two secretaries in a doctor’s office have pleaded guilty and a pharmacy owner faces charges in a scam that Medicare allowed to thrive for more than two years.
July 17, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
If you come down with the flu, your doctor is more likely than not to write out a prescription for the wrong type of drug.
July 17, 2014 • 11:44 AM • Share
The vast majority of doctors working in emergency care have received only four months of training in pediatrics, and what they learned about treating full-grown adults rarely translates well.
July 17, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Not really—it’s more crucial that couples’ desires complement each other.
July 16, 2014 • 10:17 AM • Share
Forget how friends, family, and others feel. People even tend to view their partners more favorably than their partners view themselves.
July 16, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
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