Author: Ivory Liv

What Are The Best Air Purifiers For A Modern Lifestyle?

Air purifier’s are designed to improve the quality of air indoors. Recent research has shown that the air indoors can in fact be much poorer than the air outdoors. This is because the indoor air...

Democratic Group Plans Attacks on G.O.P. Efforts to Undermine Obama Health Care Law

Mr. Woodhouse said the Trump administration underscored the need for the group’s new mission last week, when officials announced that they plan to slash the government’s advertising budget for encoura...

For Vulnerable Older Adults, a Harrowing Sense of Being Trapped

Officials from this state’s Health and Human Services Commission said that about 4,500 residents have been evacuated from more than 130 Texas nursing homes and assisted living facilities. The storm ha...

Louise Hay, Widely Read Self-Help Author, Dies at 90

Ms. Hay (who sometimes used the name Louise L. Hay in her books) was born on Oct. 8, 1926, in Los Angeles. Few details about her early life, including her surname at birth, are readily known, though b...

Ask Well: Does Cooking Boost Nutrients in Tomatoes and Spinach?

Photo Credit Tony Cenicola/The New York Times Q. Is it true tomatoes and spinach release more of their nutrients when they’ve been cooked? A. It’s true for some nutrients, but not for others. Water-so...

Short Answers to Hard Questions about Health Threats from Hurricane Harvey

What about other diseases spread by mosquitoes, like West Nile? West Nile virus is endemic in the United States and outbreaks are triggered by several factors, including the concentrations of culex mo...

Hormone Treatment for Prostate Cancer Tied to Heart Risks

Photo A common treatment for prostate cancer may increase the risk for heart disease. A study in the British Journal of Cancer identified 7,637 men in California who had new diagnoses of localized pro...

F.D.A. Approves First Gene-Altering Leukemia Treatment, Costing $475,000

Kymriah, which will be given to patients just once and must be made individually for each, will cost $475,000. Novartis said that if a patient does not respond within the first month after treatment, ...

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