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A reader asks whether drinking a lot of water after a massage really helps flush away toxins, or otherwise augments massage’s benefits.







5/22/2015 7:46:47 AM

Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.







5/22/2015 7:15:42 AM

The vaccine for Haemophilus influenza type B lowers the risk for acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common childhood cancer.







5/21/2015 12:39:01 PM

Great medical care doesn’t matter if doctors and hospitals fail to adequately advise and care for patients once they leave the hospital, writes Susan Gubar in Living with Cancer.







5/21/2015 11:54:27 AM

What if a patient dies and nobody is there to mourn? Is it like a tree falling soundlessly in the forest?







5/21/2015 10:41:24 AM

The more severe the depression, the higher the risk of Parkinson’s, a new study found.







5/20/2015 2:00:17 PM

The vaccine for Haemophilus influenza type B lowers the risk for acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common childhood cancer.







5/20/2015 1:19:31 PM

Exercise may affect our daily movement patterns even more than age does.







5/20/2015 1:07:24 PM

More than half of the 22 top-selling probiotic supplements that researchers analyzed contained gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye that is harmful to people with celiac disease.







5/20/2015 12:48:06 PM

Fruit ices, including these from Martha Rose Shulman, are a delicious rite of summer.







5/19/2015 2:42:43 PM