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Clara Horowitz Peterson, an elite runner, mother of three and expecting, talks about training during and after pregnancy.






10/31/2014 10:04:20 AM

Raising vitamin D levels may help control flare-ups in people with asthma.






10/31/2014 9:12:53 AM

Even trace amounts of arsenic in drinking water may increase the risk of heart disease, researchers have found.






10/30/2014 2:38:56 PM

Doctors make mistakes, but they don’t like to talk about them, writes Susan Gubar, who suffered from medical mistakes made during surgery to remove ovarian cancer.






10/30/2014 12:13:18 PM

Popular research tells me that if I put in 10,000 hours or 10 years of training, I can become a master at anything.






10/30/2014 9:46:44 AM

It was only when I walked into the room and saw my patient still and utterly silent, his tired family sitting around the bed, that I realized no one had ever told me precisely how to declare death.






10/30/2014 5:00:59 AM

Telling people of their potential increased risk of colon cancer did not spur them to get the recommended screening.






10/29/2014 1:11:49 PM

Groups like Doctors Without Borders are reporting that they suddenly have far more beds than patients in West Africa, but it is unclear whether the Ebola epidemic is truly waning.






10/29/2014 11:11:09 AM

Many runners in Sunday’s New York City Marathon may be overlooking a simple way to improve their finishing time.






10/28/2014 10:01:02 PM

The phenomenon of “decision fatigue” has been found in judges, who are more likely to deny parole at the end of the day than at the beginning. Now researchers have found a parallel effect in physicians.






10/28/2014 8:09:26 PM