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Researchers Challenge Recommendation to Wait Two Years Between Pregnancies
Nick Jonas for the Time in Range campaign.
Nick Jonas Partners With Diabetes 'Time in Range' Campaign
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Why Are Some Vaccinated People Still Getting COVID-19?
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More Drug-Resistant Fungi Are Growing From Excessive Antibiotic Use
New York City ambulance.
NYC’s Police-Free Mental Health Response Team Is Helping People Get Treatment
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Study: ICE Violated Its Own Healthcare Standards
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Antibiotic Prescriptions for Kids Plummeted During the Pandemic
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Getting Outside May Change Your Brain in a Good Way
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How to Protect Yourself From Wildfire Smoke
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Recent Monkeypox Case Unlikely to Cause Outbreak, Experts Say
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Appeals Court Overturns FDA's Ban on Electric Shock Device
A city during a heat wave.
CDC: ER Visits Spiked in Northwestern States With Record-Breaking Heat
A woman with pale skin wearing a floppy hat and putting on more sunscreen.
Here's How You Can Manage Your Sun Sensitivity This Summer
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Electroconvulsive Therapy Is Safe for Treating Strong Cases of Depression
Three TikTok creators with disabilities sharing videos about disability pride month.
TikTok Creators with Disabilities Find Community on the App
Child getting vaccinated by a pediatrician.
What You Say to Your Child Minutes After Vaccination Can Calm Them
Child lying in a hospital bed wearing a face mask.
Researchers Propose New Treatment Guidelines for MIS-C in Kids
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Word of the Week: Pallor
People view the Manhattan skyline as it continues to sit under a haze on July 21, 2021 in New York City
Why You Should Care About the Air Quality Index
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Mindfulness Training Linked to Better Sleep in At-Risk Children
A chest x-ray showing a pacemaker in place on the left side.
New Pacemaker Disappears When No Longer Needed
Rosalind Pichardo conducts a Narcan training workshop in Philadelphia
Philadelphia Communities Are Promoting Overdose Prevention Tools
Plant-based burger.
Study: Plant-Based Burgers and Beef Burgers Are Not Nutritional Equals
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Study: Drug May Treat Symptoms of Sluggish Thinking In Adults With ADHD
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How to Soothe Climate Anxiety With Hope and Action
Restoration Continues At NYC's Rockaway Beach 10 Months After Hurricane Sandy
How Are Communities Adapting to Climate Change?
Medical staff prepares Carmat's Aeson total artificial heart
Artificial Heart Implant is the First of its Kind in the U.S.
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How to Find a Culturally Sensitive Therapist
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Word of the Week: Heritable
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Study: Can Air Pollution Make Periods More Painful?
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Have Diabetes? Taking Antacids Might Help You Manage Your Blood Sugar
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What #FreeBritney Can Tell Us About Mental Health and the Law
Caroline Inglis sprays sunscreen on the 11th tee during round two of the Hugel-JTBC Championship at the Wilshire Country Club
Johnson & Johnson Recalls Sunscreens After Finding Carcinogenic Ingredients
Woman walking on a treadmill.
Regular Aerobic Exercise May Help Your Brain Age Better
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Autistic People Are More Likely to Self-Medicate Mental Health Symptoms
Exhale app.
How Mental Health Apps Can Help BIPOC Access Care
Friends having a drink at a cafe
'Gray Area Drinking' Is More Common Than You Think — And It's Treatable
X-ray of someone who has lung cancer.
U.S. Death Rates Are Falling for Many, But Not All, Types of Cancer
An illustration of a girl looking at a book with many thoughts circling.
First Impressions May Affect Your Mood More Than Previously Thought
TikTokers for Disability Pride Month.
10 TikTok Creators You Should Follow This Disability Pride Month
A photo of the DentalSlim Diet Control device.
New Weight Loss Device Criticized for Being 'Barbaric'
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As FDA Narrows Use of New Alzheimer’s Drug, Providers Proceed With Caution
Fruits and vegetables in a tote bag.
Most Americans Are Not Eating a Cancer-Preventing Diet
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Study: It's Important to Match Therapists and Clients Based on Specialty
Old discarded lead pipes on the ground.
The Infrastructure Bill Plans to Curb the Health Costs of Lead Exposure
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This Brain Region May Be the Key To Understanding Different Mental Disorders
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Skip Breakfast? Study Finds You're Missing Out on Key Nutrients
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New Law Prohibits Surprise Medical Billing
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How Can Remote Workers Adapt to Office Life Again?
A dad with light brown skin holding a newborn baby
Study: Most Americans Support Paid Paternity Leave
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The Time of Day You Eat Certain Foods May Affect Your Heart Health
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Eating Chocolate in the Morning May Help Burn Fat and Lower Blood Sugar
A white woman at an office leaning over at her chair due to back pain
Missing Work Due to Lower Back Pain? Recommended Treatments Are the Answer
Families at the Surfside condo collapse memorial.
Facing Grief in the Wake of the Surfside Condo Collapse
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Childhood Depression Can Have Lasting Impact on Well-Being in Adulthood
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Telehealth Site Allara Provides Personalized PCOS Care
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Walmart Is Offering a More Affordable Brand of Insulin
An older Black woman exercising outside, she has stopped to look at her fitness tracker.
How Fitness Trackers Can Help Reduce Afib and Stroke Risk
Drinking a beer and smoking cigarettes.
This Combination of Medicines May Help Heavy-Drinking Smokers Quit
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NIH-Funded Study Tests Mobile Clinics as a Way to Treat Substance Abuse
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