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Features (Health/Science)

What a Doctor Calls a Condition Can Change How We Want to Treat It (FiveThirtyEight)

When Should We Eat? (FiveThirtyEight)

What Going to Mars Will Do to Our Minds (FiveThirtyEight)

What Going to Mars Will Do to Our Bodies (FiveThirtyEight)

Feeling Less Than Grateful? You May Be Wired That Way (NPR’s Shots blog)

Trying to Get Your Kids to Put Down Their Phones? Here’s Help (NPR’s Shots blog)

How the Placebo Effect Could Boost An Olympic Performance (NPR’s Shots blog)

The Future of Aging (U.S. News & World Report)

You Could Skip Your Colonoscopy If You’re Willing to Collect Your Poop (FiveThirtyEight)

You Can’t Keep Competing With Your Younger Self Forever (NY Mag’s Science of Us)

It’s Tough to Make Good Health Choices, But Science Can Help (NPR’s Shots blog)

Theranos is Wrong: We Don’t Need More Blood Tests (FiveThirtyEight)

How I Tried to Teach Myself to Eat Vegetables Like a Grown-Up (NY Mag’s Science of Us)

Women in Their 40s Get Some Help With the Mammogram Decision (NPR’s Shots blog)

The Accidental Ethicist (Princeton Alumni Weekly)

Making Mammogram Callbacks Less Scary (NPR’s Shots blog)

Solving the Cancer Puzzle (SELF)

Textual Healing (SELF)

How a Group of Lung Cancer Survivors Got Doctors to Listen (NPR’s Shots)

More Than Ebola, Other Tropical Diseases Pose Growing U.S. Threat (National Geographic News)

Hearts and Minds: Herman Taylor and a Landmark Medical Study (Princeton Alumni Weekly)

Light to Treat Depression (Nautilus)

Surviving Rabies (Princeton Alumni Weekly)

To Heal a Heart, Train Harder (WSJ)

Do You Need a Presidential Physical? (USNWR)

A Dedicated Runner Expounds on the Value of Exercise, Warns About Overtraining, and Stresses the Need to Maintain a Balance (USNWR-PDF)

Should You Spend Money on Detox Skin Care Products? (USNWR)

‘Whole Food’ Vitamins: Cool Concept, Not Much Proof (USNWR)

The Wisdom of Crowds (Princeton Alumni Weekly – PDF)

A Winter’s Sleep: Hibernation Offers Clues to Human Afflictions (USNWR-PDF)

The Body on Fire (USNWR-PDF)

Healthy? Think Again. New Rules of Diagnosing Illness Are Changing Medicine (USNWR-PDF)

Pet Problems: Monkeypox and Human Health (USNWR-PDF)

A Plant Collector’s Quest For Rarities (USNWR-PDF)

 

Features (General)

The Principle of the Thing (Princeton Alumni Weekly-PDF)

High and Mighty: The Brooklyn Bridge (USNWR-PDF)

The Doctor’s Got Your Goat: A Testicle Transplant ‘Cure’ (USNWR-PDF)

 

News

Federal Panel Revisits Mammogram Recommendations (or Why I Decided to Get a Mammogram) (NPR’s Shots blog)

Boston Bombing Victims Face Lengthy Recovery (National Geographic News)

A Blood Test for Colon Cancer Sounds Great — But It’s Short on Proof (USNWR online)

Fido Needs His Meds, Too: Drug Shortages Hitting Veterinary Medicine (WSJ Health Blog)

Prevention Task Force Cancels Nov. Meeting; Would Have Included Prostate Screening Vote (WSJ Health Blog)

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