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Could the future edge in college sports be mental wellness?

Could the future edge in college sports be mental wellness?

We live in a sports-oriented culture. In the United States alone, there are about 8 million high school students participating in sports, almost a half a million students ...

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How many babies in the US are wanted? Why it’s so hard to count unintended pregnancy

How many babies in the US are wanted? Why it’s so hard to count unintended pregnancy

Do you know the story about your conception? I do. According to my parents, I was the “best mistake” they ever made. I wouldn’t suggest asking your parents, because you ...

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When losing one’s research partner is like losing a part of oneself

When losing one’s research partner is like losing a part of oneself

“If you want to see Rich alive, now’s the time.” I sucked in air as I read the text from his wife. I knew this was coming. But, I had been hoping for a miracle. I met my ...

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Saving the brain with a new nerve agent antidote

Saving the brain with a new nerve agent antidote

Terror on a Tokyo subway, 1995; attacks on Syrian civilians, 2013 and 2017; assassinations in an airport in Kuala Lumpur, 2017; attempted assassination in London, 2018. ...

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New antidote could prevent brain damage after chemical weapons attack

New antidote could prevent brain damage after chemical weapons attack

Terror on a Tokyo subway, 1995; attacks on Syrian civilians, 2013 and 2017; assassinations in an airport in Kuala Lumpur, 2017; attempted assassination in London, 2018. ...

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Three reasons the US is not ready for the next pandemic

Three reasons the US is not ready for the next pandemic

One hundred years after the Great Influenza pandemic of 1918, global health leadership stands at a crossroads. The United States continues to expand its policy of ...

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Could different cultures teach us something about dementia?

Could different cultures teach us something about dementia?

Picture two different families, each dealing with a diagnosis of dementia in one of its members. In one case, the patient is a retired executive, whose family tries as ...

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Approval of first ‘RNA interference’ drug – why the excitement?

Approval of first ‘RNA interference’ drug – why the excitement?

Small interfering RNA sounds like something from a science fiction novel rather than a revolutionary type of medicine. But this odd-sounding new drug offers a novel ...

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Is there such a thing as a stress-free school lunch? Here’s how to pack one

Is there such a thing as a stress-free school lunch? Here’s how to pack one

With the school year starting again, it’s time to start to think about the routine of packing school lunches. For many time-pressed parents, this is a formidable task. ...

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Could addressing the facts during prenatal visits help?

Could addressing the facts during prenatal visits help?

During pregnancy, expectant parents spend countless hours sifting through online resources to make the “right” medical choices for their baby. In addition to decorating a ...

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