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A federal task force has concluded that there is no evidence to support universal autism screening of young children, raising concern among autism advocates and experts who for years have been urging physicians to screen children as early as possible in order to begin early treatment.

8/3/2015 3:00:47 PM

A simple change in how the NICU names babies can significantly reduce medication errors.

8/3/2015 9:57:03 AM

Many women go through pregnancy unprotected by readily available vaccines that can prevent irreversible harm to the woman, the unborn baby or the very young infant.

8/3/2015 3:45:15 AM

Rick Guidotti, a fashion photographer, once defined beauty by supermodels, hairstylists and magazine covers, but a chance encounter at a Manhattan bus stop changed his perspective.

8/1/2015 5:26:43 PM

A simple do-it-yourself home treatment – which involves inflating a balloon by blowing out through the nose – may help clear fluid buildup in the ears without drugs or surgery.

7/31/2015 8:51:26 AM

Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.

7/31/2015 7:57:26 AM

A recent column generated many reader comments and questions. Here are some answers.

7/31/2015 5:00:02 AM

A nervous reader wonders if there’s any good news on health risks for those who experience menopause later.

7/31/2015 3:45:31 AM

Variability in blood pressure from one visit to another is associated with a higher risk for cardiovascular disease and mortality, according to a large prospective study.

7/30/2015 8:18:37 AM

Many people started seeing obesity as a health crisis instead of a personal problem.

7/29/2015 7:18:46 PM