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Why Is Everyone Talking About Intuitive Eating Lately?
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I Tried Following a Regular Sleep Routine. It Changed My Mornings
Epstein-Barr Virus Is Likely the Leading Cause of Multiple Sclerosis, Study Finds
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Make Composting Your Next Sustainable Project
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Food Workers Are Struggling to Put Food on Their Tables
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Officials Question Why FDA Continues to Restrict Gay Blood Donors
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Spending More Time in Nature Can Help You Feel Better About Your Body
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McDonald’s Instagram Ads Seem to Target Low-Income Kids
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Dementia Cases Expected to Triple by 2050
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Will HPV Testing via Menstrual Blood Mean the End of Pap Smears?
ER doctor facing mental health challenges amid pandemic burnout
Op-Ed: America's Health Care Depends on Women
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CDC: Only 1 in 10 Americans Eat Enough Produce
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20 Grams of Fiber a Day May Improve Outcomes for Melanoma Patients
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How Much Money You Make May Play a Role in Your Health Anxieties
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CMS: Alzheimer's Patients Must Be Enrolled in Clinical Trial to Take Aduhelm
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Will NYC’s Supervised Injection Sites Bolster Overdose Prevention Efforts in Other Cities?
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Weight Loss Shouldn’t Be Your 2022 Health Goal. Try These Instead
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NYC Report Outlines Asian and Pacific Islander Health Disparities
2021 - 2022
8 Health and Medicine Milestones From 2021
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GMO Foods Will Be Labeled 'Bioengineered'
Health In Her Hue app.
How One App Is Helping Black Women Find Culturally Competent Care
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Scientists Call For More Research on Treatment-Resistant Depression
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Is the Pesticide Residue on Fruits and Veggies a Health Concern?
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Why Giving–and Receiving–Is Good for You
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Doctors: Talk to All Sexually Active Patients About HIV Prevention
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Word of the Week: R₀
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FDA Approves Virtual Reality Device to Treat Chronic Pain
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Logic’s Song '1-800-273-8255' May Have Saved Hundreds of Lives
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What Can We Do About the Youth Mental Health Crisis?
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There Are So Many Health Studies on Coffee. Which One Should You Trust?
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FDA Permanently Allows Mail Order Abortion Pills
U.S. Supreme Court.
Supreme Court Allows Challenge to Texas Abortion Ban, but Leaves It in Effect
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I Tried Swapping Coffee for Dandelion Tea. It's About Balance
Woman doing blood sugar test.
Diabetes More Common in People with Certain Mental Health Conditions
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Stem Cells Could Change the Lives of People With Type 1 Diabetes
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CDC: 1 in 44 American Children Are Diagnosed With Autism
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Ask an Expert: How Can We Help Teens Posting About Self-harm?
Chris Noth
Is Peloton a 'Big' Problem For Heart Health?
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Some Sources of Saturated Fats May Actually Lower Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds
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Your Smartphone May Be Able to Detect Your Anxiety
Joe Biden announcing HIV plan.
President Biden Announces Plan to End HIV Epidemic by 2030
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13 Million Americans Per Year Skip Medicine Due to High Prescription Cost
Free HIV testing.
CDC: New HIV cases in the U.S. Are Dropping–But Not for All
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Word of the Week: Viable
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90% Of People With Endometriosis Report Being Dismissed by Doctors and Family
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Why Prunes Should Be Your Go-to Holiday Snack
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Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Exist in Every State, Report Finds
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Sports Drinks Aren't Always Good for Hydration
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Heat Waves Can Be Dangerous, Even If You're Young
Jared Butler
NBA's Jared Butler Is Raising Awareness for Genetic Heart Disease
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The EPA Finally Plans to Regulate Toxic, Widespread 'Forever Chemicals'
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Flu Cases, Deaths, and Vaccine Stats
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Listening to Loved Songs on Repeat May Help People With Dementia
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Word of the Week: Variant
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A Hospital In Israel Found a 'Cool' Way to Help Malnourished Patients
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Study Finds Hospitalizations for Eating Disorders Doubled During the Pandemic
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How to Practice Mindfulness the Right Way
A white, blonde-haired child frowning at a plate of food.
How Can Parents Better Help Kids With Picky Eating Habits?
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AMA and CDC Want to Let People Know Pre-Diabetes Is Reversible
Mental health illustration.
Experimental Treatment Could Dramatically Help 4 in 5 Patients with Severe Depression

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