Elderly

Matter: Seeking the Gears of Our Inner Clock

December 28, 2015 Carl Zimmer Throughout the day, a clock ticks inside our bodies. It rouses us in the morning and makes us sleepy at night. It raises and lowers our body temperature and at the right times, and regulates…


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The Wisdom of the Aged

The Wisdom of the Aged By JOHN LELAND December 25, 2015 Ping Wong, 90. “Time is short, I know,” she said the other day. “No matter how much time I have I will laugh. The everyday activities I do will make myself…



Well: Ask Well: Blood Pressure Over Age 70

Photo Credit Stuart Bradford Do you have a health question? Submit your question to Ask Well. Related: Ask Well: Can Whiteners Damage the Teeth? Ask Well: Canned vs. Fresh Fish Ask Well: Catching Up on Lost Sleep For more fitness,…



Pharmaceutical Business

A Prescription for Sticker Shock Caused by Drug Costs

Most companies maintain that drug prices should be be based on research, development and production costs, but Dr. Neumann and Dr. Cohen suggested that drug prices should reflect the value they provide, considering such factors as health benefits and cost-effectiveness.