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Wellnews

Award-winning writer of the science section of Quest, Scott LaFee, has a fascination for health and science that he instills into all readers. From the inner workings of cells within the human body to the world record for speed eating chicken pot pies, his column is filled with fun facts about living creatures and the surrounding world.

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Segregated Hospitals Jul 28, 2021

The nonprofit Lown Institute has ranked 3,200 hospital systems across the country based on racial in... Read More

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In 2019, there were roughly 54 million Americans aged 65 and older. By 2050, there will be nearly 86... Read More

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Last year's lockdowns, which were enacted to combat the spread of COVID-19, may have saved up to 32,... Read More

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Adolescent Substance Use and the Pandemic Jul 07, 2021

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