Fewer Hip Fractures May Reflect a Drop in Smoking Rates

Fewer Hip Fractures May Reflect a Drop in Smoking Rates

Fewer Hip Fractures May Reflect a Drop in Smoking Rates The incidence of hip fracture has decreased steadily over the past 40 years, but a new analysis suggests that new osteoporosis drugs have made only a small contribution to the trend.The report, published in JAMA...
Hours of Talks on U.S. Coronavirus Relief End With No Deal

Hours of Talks on U.S. Coronavirus Relief End With No Deal

Hours of Talks on U.S. Coronavirus Relief End With No Deal This briefing has ended. Read live coronavirus updates here.Here’s what you need to know:Negotiations to break the stimulus stalemate end with no compromise in sight.Ohio’s governor, who offered a stark virus...

Five-Minute Coronavirus Stress Resets

Five-Minute Coronavirus Stress Resets In this emotional equivalent to an ultramarathon, it’s key to have some stress-reducing strategies available that work quickly and efficiently to help you hit the reset button.Here’s why: Struggling with chronic worry gets in the...
Is Your Child an Orchid, a Tulip or a Dandelion?

Is Your Child an Orchid, a Tulip or a Dandelion?

Is Your Child an Orchid, a Tulip or a Dandelion? The new mother from a rural area near Burlington, Vt., noticed that her toddler’s behavior didn’t seem to fit the descriptions in the child-rearing books she was reading.Her daughter would burst into tears when she...

C.D.C. Warns Against Drinking Hand Sanitizer

C.D.C. Warns Against Drinking Hand Sanitizer ImageA funeral attendant providing hand sanitizer to a mourner arriving for a visitation in Elsa, Texas.Credit…Tamir Kalifa for The New York TimesFederal health authorities issued a formal warning on Wednesday about...