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These 5 Latina Dietitians are Embracing Cultural Staples
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Taking 7,000 Steps a Day May Be the Key to Living Longer
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FDA Approves Trudhesa Nasal Spray to Treat Migraines
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Is Meditation the New Therapy?
Pro-choice protest in Texas.
Facing Restrictions, Texas Abortion Clinic Turns Patients Away
Beware of ticks sign.
Being Diagnosed with Lyme Disease Can Take a Toll on Mental Health, Study Finds
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Why Aren't STD Screening Guidelines the Same For Men and Women?
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Experts Say You Really Need a Flu Shot This Year
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Study: More Free Time Won’t Always Make You Happier
A man volunteers for Prevention Point Philadelphia and Step Up to the Plate in the Kensington neighborhood on July 19, 2021 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Researchers Call for Antiracist Approach to Address Disparities In Overdose Deaths
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More Young People Are Using Weed to Cope With Social Isolation and Anxiety
Justice Department sues Texas over abortion ban.
Department of Justice Asks Judge to Block Enforcement of Texas Abortion Ban
9/11 memorial.
20 Years Later, 9/11 First Responders Face Long-Term Lung Conditions
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FDA Stalls In Decision to Completely Ban Vapes
Flavonoid-Rich Foods Could Improve Gut Health and Reduce Blood Pressure, Study Finds
Woman staring out a window during quarantine.
Fewer Domestic Violence Police Reports During Lockdown Don’t Tell the Whole Story
Jennifer Lincoln, OB-GYN
This OB-GYN Is Using TikTok to Educate People on Abortion Resources
A home is completely destroyed after the Creek Fire swept through the area on September 8, 2020 near Shaver Lake, California
Mental Health Care Needs to Adapt to Climate Change
Urban street flooded.
‘Flooding Can Happen Anywhere’: Here’s How to Stay Safe
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Experts Establish International Criteria for Type 2 Diabetes Remission
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Autistic People Raise Concerns About Spectrum 10K Study
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Ask an Expert: What Pandemic Lessons Can Be Applied to the Climate Crisis?
Pumpkin spice latte.
Are Pumpkin Spice Lattes Actually Good For You?
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What Does Prophylaxis Mean?
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Thinking Leisure Is a 'Waste of Time' Can Worsen Your Mental Health
Supreme Court
Texas OB-GYN Responds to State Abortion Ban
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FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Lupus
Woman getting a breast examination.
In Low-Income Communities, Breast Cancer Screenings Declined During Pandemic
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Study: Getting Sun During Pregnancy May Reduce Risk of Preterm Birth
US Capitol
A New Federal Office Will Address Climate Change as a Public Health Issue
Protest against Purdue outside the Federal courthouse in White Plains, New York
Experts Advocate for Wider Use of Academic Medicine in Overdose Prevention
Rice krispies.
TikTokers Are Eating Rice Krispies Treats to Boost Workouts. Does It Work?
Woman getting her blood pressure checked.
Global High Blood Pressure Rates Doubled Over the Past 30 Years
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4 Dietician-Recommended Tips for a Fast and Nutritious Breakfast
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More Vitamin D Could Lower Colorectal Cancer Risk in Women
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Having Good Listeners Improves Your Brain Health as You Age
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OnlyFans Suspends Explicit Content Ban, But Disabled Users Still Feel Betrayed
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What Does Withdrawal Mean In Medicine?
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U.S. Adults Should Begin Diabetes Screening at 35, Medical Panel Recommends
Bowl of walnuts.
Eating More Walnuts Could Help You Live Longer
Jessica Shepherd, MD
Letter From Jessica Shepherd, MD, New Chief Medical Officer of Verywell Health
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Researchers Are Closer to Explaining How Ketamine Treats Depression
Older woman looking at her bills and receipts for the month.
Legislators: The Country's Biggest Welfare Program Is Due for an Upgrade
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Can 'WeThe15' Campaign Help Disabled People? The Disability Community Isn't So Sure
Child wearing parents hand and a face mask.
How to Support Your Child’s Return to in-Person Learning
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FDA Approves GHB Drug, Xywav, to Treat Rare Sleeping Disorder
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Study: Vitamin K May Help Keep Your Heart Healthy
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Low-Cost Biosimilar Is Set to Disrupt the Drug Market
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Despite Its Risk, the Brazilian Butt Lift Trend Is Here to Stay
Person undergoing an MRI.
These Researchers Want to Make MRIs More Comfortable With Virtual Reality
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Word of the Week: Stenosis
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Disabled Users Respond to Twitter's Redesign
Woman buying red meat at the grocery store.
Study Suggests Red and Processed Meat Be Limited in a Heart-Healthy Diet
Mother works while her two children participate in remote learning.
Monthly Child Tax Credit Is Helping Families Buy Food and Pay Bills
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Behind on Vaccinations? Gabrielle Union-Wade Wants You to Get Caught Up
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Study: Keto Diet May Lead to Long-Term Health Risks
A female healthcare worker in PPE caring for an older male hospital patient wearing a face mask.
Study: Treatment From Female Doctors in the ER Led to Fewer Deaths
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Study: White Americans Are Much More Likely to Spend Money on Health Care
Someone receiving online therapy.
Study: Online CBT for Depression Just as Effective as In-Person Treatment
A headshot of Leana Wen.
Wondering What 'Public Health' Really Means? Leana Wen Is Here to Help
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