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Three Books that Track Diseases, Drugs, and the World They Made

Inside the New York Times Book Review Podcast: a discussion of three books on neuroscience with editor Pamela Paul

Neuroscience shortlist: 'The Teenage Brain' and more

High Stress Can Make Insulin Cells Regress

To Cut Blood Pressure, Nerves Get a Jolt

How the Scent of Fear May Be Picked Up by Others

Key Protein May Give Ebola Virus its Opening

Possible Culprit is Found for Lou Gehrig's Disease

Examining the Mystery of Skeleton, Sugar and Sex

Down the Hatch and Straight into Medical History

The Year in Ideas: The 10th Anniversary Special

Online Treatment May Help Insomniacs

The Inner Beauty of a McNugget: A Cultural Scan

Transfer of Mother's Cells Molds Baby's Immunity

Grave Warnings of Disease, with the Adman's Flair

Prescriptions for Health, the Environmental Kind

Fighting Bedsores With a Team Approach

Eat, Drink and Be Healthy

Quick Fixes to Bring Back Damaged Voices

In Diabetes, a Complex of Causes

Not a Game: Simulation to Lessen War Trauma

Research Identifies Brain Site for Fever

In Latest Robotics, New Hope for Stroke Patients

Too Young for This: Facing Cancer Under 40

Op-Art; The Year in Health Fads

Historians Resurrect 'Cartoon Medicine' for a New Generation

It May Come as a Shock

A President Felled by an Assassin and 1880's Medical Care

A Philosopher's Take on the Rhythm Method is Rattling Opponents of Abortion

Cadaver Skin Fills the Gap In Burn Cases

Solving Puzzles With Body Parts as the Pieces

Wrapping a Wisdom Tooth Around That Little Finger

A Horrific Case of Hiccups, a Novel Treatment

Breath Analysis No Longer Just for Drunken Drivers

Cleft Palate Practice, Pre-Surgery