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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
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    CDC: ER Visits Spiked in Northwestern States With Record-Breaking Heat
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    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
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    TikTok Creators with Disabilities Find Community on the App
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    What You Say to Your Child Minutes After Vaccination Can Calm Them
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    Researchers Propose New Treatment Guidelines for MIS-C in Kids
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    Word of the Week: Pallor
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    Why You Should Care About the Air Quality Index
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    Mindfulness Training Linked to Better Sleep in At-Risk Children
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    New Pacemaker Disappears When No Longer Needed
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    Philadelphia Communities Are Promoting Overdose Prevention Tools
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    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?
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    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
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    Johnson & Johnson Recalls Sunscreens After Finding Carcinogenic Ingredients
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    Regular Aerobic Exercise May Help Your Brain Age Better
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    Autistic People Are More Likely to Self-Medicate Mental Health Symptoms
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    How Mental Health Apps Can Help BIPOC Access Care
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    'Gray Area Drinking' Is More Common Than You Think — And It's Treatable
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    U.S. Death Rates Are Falling for Many, But Not All, Types of Cancer
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    First Impressions May Affect Your Mood More Than Previously Thought
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    10 TikTok Creators You Should Follow This Disability Pride Month
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    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
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    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
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    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?
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    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
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    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
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    How Fitness Trackers Can Help Reduce Afib and Stroke Risk
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    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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    A Powerful Straw-Like Device Could Cure Your Hiccups
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    Here's Why You Should Stop Using the Phrase "Summer Body"
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    How the NIH Is Addressing Structural Racism In Medicine
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    How Researchers Are Using Health Tech to Monitor Depression
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    Pregnant Women May Face Barriers For Opioid Use Disorder Treatment
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    Supreme Court Upholds the Affordable Care Act for the Third Time
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    HIV/AIDS Survivors Look Back at a 40 Year Journey
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    Lack of Screening Led to Higher Colon Cancer Rates for Black Veterans
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    These Early Childhood Risk Factors Can Help Predict Self-Harm in Teens