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Living Better: How Americans can take back their health

(7 days ago) WebLiving Better: What it takes to get healthy in America. Good health depends on more than daily exercise and a healthy diet. Access to safe housing, good schools …

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mpox vaccination summer surge : Shots

(1 days ago) Web2 days ago · Vaccination and awareness could help keep mpox in check this summer. Student pharmacist Charles Liu administered a dose of mpox vaccine at a Los Angeles …

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Why our allergies are getting worse —and what to do …

(9 days ago) WebFrom eczema to asthma, Theresa MacPhail explains why allergies are getting worse : Shots - Health News From excessive hygiene to low-fiber diets, author …

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AI in medicine need to counter bias, and not entrench it …

(1 days ago) Web4 hours ago · A landmark 2019 study published in the journal Science found that an algorithm used to predict health care needs for more than 100 million people was biased …

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High blood pressure is significantly lowered with breath …

(4 days ago) WebThese days, some health care professionals diagnose patients with high blood pressure if their average reading is consistently 130/80 mmHg or higher, the CDC notes. Shots - Health News

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In series 'From Birth To Death,' AP reporters examine …

(5 days ago) WebAt every stage of life, Black Americans grapple with health care challenges directly tied to racism. NPR's Michel Martin talks to Associated Press reporter Kat …

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Scientists zap sleeping humans' brains with electricity to …

(Just Now) WebScientists have shown that deep brain stimulation during sleep can help people retain new information. The approach could help people with memory problems …

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How Will Health Care In The U.S. Change After The …

(3 days ago) WebDr. Shantanu Nundy, for one, is optimistic about the future of health care in the U.S.He is a primary care physician practicing just outside Washington, D.C., and the …

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Medical students aren't showing up to lectures, so how …

(2 days ago) WebMost first- and second-year medical students don't attend lectures. A student and a professor suggest it's a good time to think a lot about medical education, starting …

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Protect your skin from summer sun damage by avoiding these …

(8 days ago) Web2 days ago · 2 Applying enough sunscreen is as important as the SPF. A sunscreen with an SPF, or sun protection factor, of 15 blocks about 93% of UV rays, and when you bump …

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What we know about the health risks of ultra-processed foods

(9 days ago) WebSure, they're tasty, but packaged snacks and meals can be packed with sugar, salt and a list of unpronounceable ingredients. So what are they doing to your …

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How your brain copes with grief, and why it takes time to heal

(6 days ago) WebHow grief and loss affect your brain, and why it takes time to adapt : Shots - Health News Grieving is a form of learning, says a scientist who studies the brain's …

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These 9 viruses have pandemic potential, says WHO

(9 days ago) WebIts toll: It's rarely fatal, but Zika can cause severe brain defects in fetuses, including microcephaly. It has also been linked to miscarriage, stillbirth and other birth …

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Obesity Drug's Promise Now Hinges On Insurance Coverage

(8 days ago) WebHealth conditions exacerbated by obesity include heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, according to the CDC. Researchers say the newly …

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Are video games bad for kids' mental health

(2 days ago) WebThe answer might surprise you : Shots - Health News Games probably won't rot your kid's brain. But kids do need guidance in using them wisely. But kids do need …

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Cyberattacks on health care are increasing. Inside one hospital's …

(4 days ago) WebInside one hospital's fight to recover. Matt Ashley, a senior technologist at Johnson Memorial Health in Franklin, Indiana, is part of a small IT team that spent …

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America has a loneliness epidemic. Here are 6 steps to address it

(2 days ago) WebMobilizing the health sector to address the medical needs that stem from loneliness. Reforming digital environments to "critically evaluate our relationship with …

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The new 988 mental health hotline is live. Here's what to know

(Just Now) WebThe National Suicide Prevention Lifeline's 10-digit number — 1-800-273-8255 — will remain active, but calls will be routed to 988. People who call or text the …

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Crisis in nursing: Nurses say staffing shortage is worse than

(5 days ago) WebNurses aren't optimistic about the future, either. At least 80% of those surveyed expect that to get much worse in another five years, the report shows. Unions …

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Free COVID test kits are available again to order via USPS : NPR

(8 days ago) WebAmericans can order more free at-home COVID-19 tests from the U.S. government at COVIDtests.gov to be shipped to their homes, the White House said on …

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These City Maps Show The Current Health Impacts Of Redlining …

(3 days ago) WebTorey Edmonds has lived in the same house in an African-American neighborhood of the East End of Richmond, Va., for all of her 61 years. When she was a …

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Individual cigarettes in Canada will soon carry health warnings

(5 days ago) WebThis image provided by Health Canada shows the final wording of six separate warnings that will be printed directly on individual cigarettes as Canada …

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Do Blue Light Blocking Glasses Really Work

(3 days ago) WebNPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to vision researcher Mark Rosenfield about the efficacy of blue light-blocking glasses. Screen time has gone up during the …

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Barry Harris, beloved jazz pianist devoted to bebop, dies at 91

(3 days ago) WebJazz musician Barry Harris performing at the Henry Fonda Theatre in 2006. Barry Harris, a pianist who carefully preserved the language of bebop throughout a …

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Satellite Photos Show Just How Bad The Flooding From Ida Has …

(3 days ago) WebSatellite photos taken over the state show how record-breaking rainfall led to stunning levels of flooding along the Raritan River — flooding that submerged …

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