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Scientists are unraveling the mystery of your body’s clock – and soon may be able to reset it

Scientists are unraveling the mystery of your body’s clock – and soon may be able to reset it

For people who don’t get sleepy until 2 a.m., the buzz of an alarm clock can feel mighty oppressive. Relief may be on the horizon, thanks to the discovery this spring of ...

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How affirmative action could cure cancer and heart disease

How affirmative action could cure cancer and heart disease

Affirmative action programs are designed to provide access to high-quality higher education for underrepresented minorities, but the Trump administration is targeting ...

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Harvey and Irma present nearly perfect conditions for Zika-spreading mosquitoes

Harvey and Irma present nearly perfect conditions for Zika-spreading mosquitoes

Even as the floodwaters from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma begin to recede, significant but less obvious health threats remain. The standing water the storms have left behind ...

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Want to fix America’s health care? First, focus on food

Want to fix America’s health care? First, focus on food

The national debate on health care is moving into a new, hopefully bipartisan phase. The fundamental underlying challenge is cost – the massive and ever-rising price of ...

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What do hospitals do in a hurricane? Use their own emergency plans

What do hospitals do in a hurricane? Use their own emergency plans

We all expect hospitals to be open and operating when we need them, but extreme weather events like hurricanes are a strain on resources and pose significant challenges ...

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The mental health impact of major disasters like Harvey and Irma

The mental health impact of major disasters like Harvey and Irma

When major disasters like Hurricanes Harvey and Irma hit, the first priority is to keep people safe. This process can involve dramatic evacuations, rescues and searches. ...

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The mental health impact of major disasters like Harvey, Irma and Maria

The mental health impact of major disasters like Harvey, Irma and Maria

When major disasters like Hurricanes Harvey and Maria hit, the first priority is to keep people safe. This process can involve dramatic evacuations, rescues and searches. ...

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Are we making any progress?

Are we making any progress?

As hurricanes barrel through some of the most impoverished communities in the Western Hemisphere, and as floods ravage Yemen, Sierra Leone, Bangladesh and India, now is ...

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Does marijuana affect your sleep?

Does marijuana affect your sleep?

If you speak to someone who has suffered from insomnia at all as an adult, chances are good that person has either tried using marijuana, or cannabis, for sleep or has ...

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New drugs and treatments, but where are the doctors?

New drugs and treatments, but where are the doctors?

For many, hearing the word “Parkinson’s” conjures an image of tremors. But Parkinson’s disease, brought about by loss of nerve and other brain cells, is actually an ...

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