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Naloxone remains controversial to some, but here’s why it shouldn’t be

Naloxone remains controversial to some, but here’s why it shouldn’t be

The overdose-reversing drug naloxone saves thousands of lives each year and is more widely available today than ever. So why do overdose deaths across the U.S. continue to ...

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Reeling from the news? Train your brain to feel better with these 4 techniques

Reeling from the news? Train your brain to feel better with these 4 techniques

Americans have been barraged in the past couple of weeks by a series of major news events – some of them unsettling. President Trump’s trip to Europe left many unsettled ...

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New treatment in the works for disfiguring skin disease, vitiligo

New treatment in the works for disfiguring skin disease, vitiligo

In many parts of the world there is great shame and stigma tied to vitiligo, an autoimmune disease of the skin that causes disfiguring white spots, which can appear ...

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Health clubs using tanning beds to attract members despite cancer risks, new study shows

Health clubs using tanning beds to attract members despite cancer risks, new study shows

I drove past Planet Fitness on the way to my 10-year-old’s gymnastics class and had to chuckle at their sign advertising free pizza as part of a new member promotion. I ...

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Electric scooters on collision course with pedestrians and lawmakers

Electric scooters on collision course with pedestrians and lawmakers

Electric scooters are appearing in many major cities across the country, bringing fun to riders, profits to scooter makers – and lots of potential risks to walkers and ...

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How man and machine can work together to diagnose diseases in medical scans

How man and machine can work together to diagnose diseases in medical scans

With artificial intelligence, machines can now examine thousands of medical images – and billions of pixels within these images – to identify patterns too subtle for a ...

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How a positive outlook on the future may protect teens from violence

How a positive outlook on the future may protect teens from violence

Youth violence is pervasive and has serious consequences for teens’ health and well-being. Based on a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey of ninth to ...

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Having a baby is costly and confusing, even for a health policy expert

Having a baby is costly and confusing, even for a health policy expert

It is hard to believe that it has been just over since five months since our second son, Lukas, was born on Feb. 3. His mother, Hollyanne, is doing well, which is ...

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How summer and diet damage your DNA, and what you can do

How summer and diet damage your DNA, and what you can do

Today, your body will accumulate quadrillions of new injuries in your DNA. The constant onslaught of many forms of damage, some of which permanently mutates your genes, ...

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Why vaccine opponents think they know more than medical experts

Why vaccine opponents think they know more than medical experts

One of the most contentious areas of health policy over the past two decades has been the safety of vaccination. Vaccines prevent the outbreak of diseases that used to be ...

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