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Social Media Posts Criticize the New 988 Suicide Hotline

Social Media Posts Criticize the New 988 Suicide Hotline

The July launch of the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline was celebrated by many mental...

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The Truth About Whole-Body Scans

The Truth About Whole-Body Scans

What to know about whole-body CT scans and DEXA scans for body composition.

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Plant-Based Diets and Your Cholesterol

Plant-Based Diets and Your Cholesterol

A plant-based diet might help bring your cholesterol numbers down, along with your...

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CDC Ends Some COVID Safety Rules, Emphasizes Personal Risk

CDC Ends Some COVID Safety Rules, Emphasizes Personal Risk

CDC recommendations on social distancing, quarantining and testing children for...

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Large Study Confirms COVID Vaccines Safe for Pregnant Women

Large Study Confirms COVID Vaccines Safe for Pregnant Women

This analysis is one of the first to compare adverse events in pregnant and nonpregnant...

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The Best Way to Deal with Personality Disorders

The Best Way to Deal with Personality Disorders

Without a proper diagnosis, it is very difficult to determine if someone has a personality...

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What Are Growing Pains? Turns Out No One Really Knows

What Are Growing Pains? Turns Out No One Really Knows

When scientists tried find out what growing pains actually are, they found out that...

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U.S. Opioid Prescriptions Are Declining

U.S. Opioid Prescriptions Are Declining

A new study found the downward trend in prescribing opioids also applied to cancer...

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Monkeypox Vaccine Supply Stretched by Giving Smaller Doses

Monkeypox Vaccine Supply Stretched by Giving Smaller Doses

The FDA said that instead of a standard  subcutaneous injection, the new regimen...

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PFAS 'Forever Chemicals' Are Linked With Liver Cancer

PFAS 'Forever Chemicals' Are Linked With Liver Cancer

A new study indicates the chemical perfluooctane sulfate (PFOS), which is used in...

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Long COVID’s Grip Will Likely Tighten as Infections Continue

Long COVID’s Grip Will Likely Tighten as Infections Continue

Experts are worried about a second wave of illnesses from long COVID, a condition...

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Regular Fasting Linked to Less Severe COVID: Study

Regular Fasting Linked to Less Severe COVID: Study

Intermittent fasting was not linked with a smaller chance of getting COVID-19, but...

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Noses Might Be Kids' Secret Weapon Against COVID

Noses Might Be Kids' Secret Weapon Against COVID

Researchers have found that the linings of kids' noses are better able than those...

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Meet a Champion Climber with Type 1 Diabetes

Meet a Champion Climber with Type 1 Diabetes

Managing type 1 diabetes is never easy. But if you ask 16-year-old climbing star...

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Weight Loss Surgery Has a Big Effect on Marriage

Weight Loss Surgery Has a Big Effect on Marriage

People who have bariatric surgery double their chances of marriage or divorce. The...

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When Pain and Insomnia Collide: How to Manage ‘Painsomnia’

When Pain and Insomnia Collide: How to Manage ‘Painsomnia’

A report based off a recent online survey of 1,250 U.S. adults found that “painsomnia”...