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FrameworkHealth officials demonstrate electrostatic precipitator, or "smog catcher."...
In the mid-1980s, the emerging AIDS epidemic was a high-profile target of vocal conservatives. Politicians and the religious right called for sweeping measures against those diagnosed with AIDS, including quarantine of patients, mandatory screening of...
La PlazaThe United States apologized to Guatemala on Friday for a 1940s research program in which Guatemalans were intentionally infected with the sexually transmitted disease syphilis without their knowledge or consent. Between 1946 and 1948, the agency then...
La PlazaThe White House has ordered a comprehensive review of medical research guidelines after revelations last month that the U.S. knowingly infected hundreds of Guatemalan prisoners and patients with syphilis or gonorrhea in the 1940s. President Obama's...
A government panel's recommendation Monday that women under the age of 50 do not need regular mammograms set off a furious debate about the importance of the routine screening tool, leaving many women confused about how best to protect their health. In...
La PlazaPress Briefing on the U.S. Government Response to the Haiti Earthquake (text)...
The Daily MirrorâThis Will Be Almost Painlessâ A Peep by Wire This is to alert the ladies that the "Dr. Seaton" is busy again. He phoned a lady I know the other day and in his pleasant voice said he was Dr. Seaton of the city health department. He was making a...
Special to The TimesThe product: If you've ever tried to give up smoking -- or been around someone who has--you've probably discovered that quitting isn't easy, even with the help of a patch, pill, gum or spray. Nicotine-replacement products work about 10% to 15% of the...
Martin Delaney, a determined crusader for HIV-infected people, who successfully challenged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to expedite the testing and approval of potentially life-saving drugs, died of liver cancer Friday at his home in San Rafael,...
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DISCUSSION OF medical marijuana has always been heavy on rhetoric, elisions and grandiose claims. What it has lacked is reliable research that might bring some of the discussion into line with reality. This is because access to the government's monopoly...
As The Times prepares to endorse a presidential candidate for the first time in more than 35 years, the editorial board will examine the candidates' stances on issues through our own sense of the meaning of some essential American values. How much have...
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Dr. Jay Katz, a psychoanalyst and Yale Law School professor whose analysis of the conflicting interests and motivations of doctors and patients made him a leading authority on medical ethics, died of heart failure Monday in New Haven, Conn. He was 86....
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