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Psychiatry Confronts Its Racist Past, and Tries to Make Amends

Dr. Benjamin Rush, the 18th-century doctor who is often called the “father” of American psychiatry, held the racist belief that Black skin was the...

Shake-Up at Covid Vaccine Manufacturer That Tossed Millions of Doses

The Baltimore plant is one of two federally designated sites that were supposed to be ready to manufacture vaccines or therapeutics in a public...

The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are 94 percent effective at preventing hospitalization in older adults, a study finds.

The Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna coronavirus vaccines are 94 percent effective at preventing hospitalization in fully vaccinated adults 65 or older, according to a small...

Reinventing the Uterus, One Organoid at a Time

She held on to her dream of having children, but in 2001, just after her 40th birthday, the pain in her abdomen grew unbearable....

Fauci and other top U.S. health officials stress the urgency of vaccinations and their safety.

Top U.S. health officials sought to reassure Americans on Sunday that the 10-day pause in the use of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine showed how...

Vaccines Are Effective Against the New York Variant, Studies Find

For weeks, New Yorkers have witnessed the alarming rise of a homegrown variant of the coronavirus that has kept the number of cases in...

Pain Is Inevitable. Suffering Is Not.

Here are five ways to get unstuck.As a psychologist, I often teach clients in my clinical practice the difference between pain and suffering. Pain...

They Have Alzheimer’s. This Clinical Trial May Be a Last Hope.

A few years ago, Michael Gross, 73, of Mahwah, N.J., began to realize something was wrong. “I was confused about words,” he said, “and...

Sleeping Too Little in Middle Age May Increase Dementia Risk, Study Finds

The correlation also held whether or not people were taking sleep medication and whether or not they had a mutation called ApoE4 that makes...

Bake Bread and Hang Out With Whales

Here is a sampling of the week’s events and how to tune in (all times are Eastern). Note that events are subject to change...

How the Tiny Kingdom of Bhutan Out-Vaccinated Most of the World

THIMPHU, Bhutan — The Lunana area of Bhutan is remote even by the standards of an isolated Himalayan kingdom: It covers an area about...

‘We Were Flying Blind’: A Dr.’s Account of a Woman’s J.&J. Vaccine-Related Blood Clot Case

Dr. Lipman said that as the team had studied her blood samples, the pieces began to fall into place, and they realized that she...

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Think Outside the Brunch for Mother’s Day

Spruce up her surroundings.“Look around your space and think about what will make her feel cared for,” said Marianne Canada, lifestyle expert for HGTV.com...

Of Brexit and Boris: What’s Driving the Call for Scottish Independence

The millions of votes counted across Scotland on Saturday could be among the most consequential in recent times, and not because of their impact...

Melting Glaciers Have Exposed Frozen Relics of World War I

As glaciers melt and shrink in the Alps of Northern Italy, long-frozen relics of World War I have been emerging from the ice.They include...

A Chinese Rocket Is Tumbling Back to Earth. Where Will It Land?

A piece of China’s largest rocket is tumbling back to Earth this weekend. No one really knows when or where it will land.On April...