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It Pays to Prepare Oct. 28, 2020

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The world wasn't ready for the COVID-19 pandemic. A study by the Global Preparedness Monitoring Boar... Read More

Caregiving's Health Toll Oct. 21, 2020

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A new Blue Cross Blue Shield report on the state of caregiving in the United States paints an unsett... Read More

How Do You Stay Hydrated? Oct. 14, 2020

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Water remains the drink of choice for most people, according to new data from the Centers for Diseas... Read More

(Grand)father Knows Best Sep. 30, 2020

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A survey by the Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health finds that nearly half of par... Read More

Portrait of a Heavy Drinker Sep. 09, 2020

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Two-thirds of U.S. adults reported consuming alcohol in 2018. Five percent were defined as "heavy dr... Read More

Opioid Deaths Up but Prescriptions Down Aug. 26, 2020

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Fatal opioid overdoses were up in 2019, reaching a record high of 70,980 deaths. That's worrisome be... Read More

The Year Just Flu By Aug. 12, 2020

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Parents of kids under age 5 often schedule their child's annual checkup for around their birthday. T... Read More

Monkey See, Humans Do Jul. 29, 2020

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Humans and monkeys share about 93 percent of their DNA. We think a lot alike as well. In experiments... Read More

The State of Caregiving Jul. 22, 2020

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Nearly 1 in 5 adults in the United States is an unpaid caregiver for an adult with health or other f... Read More

Broccoli Be Gone Jul. 08, 2020

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A study published in Pediatrics says parental demands that kids eat all their vegetables or parents'... Read More

Vaccinations Plummet During Pandemic Jun. 24, 2020

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Routine vaccinations for children plummeted earlier this year, say researchers. Compared with the fi... Read More

Changing E-Cig Tastes Jun. 03, 2020

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In November 2018, under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, e-cigarette maker Juul annou... Read More

Palliative Care Helps Parkinson's Patients Apr. 22, 2020

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A small study has found that adding palliative care — treatment focused on providing relief fr... Read More

The Pulmonary Perils of Vaping Apr. 15, 2020

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Vaping poses multiple health risks, not least among them addiction to nicotine. But e-cigarettes al... Read More

Snakes on a Petri Dish Mar. 25, 2020

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Organoids are all the rage in biological science these days. They are essentially mini versions of t... Read More

Caring About the Caregivers Mar. 18, 2020

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Most family members and unpaid caregivers looking after older adults say they feel listened to when ... Read More

Cold Comfort Feb. 26, 2020

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New data culled from 677,000 temperatures taken and recorded from 1860 to the early 2000s suggests h... Read More

After Unplanned Hospital Visit, Another Unpleasant Surprise Jan. 15, 2020

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A Canadian study has found that among older adults, an unexpected hospital admission was associated ... Read More

Stemming the Tide Aug. 14, 2019

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Judging from the ubiquity of advertising by clinics touting stem cell-based treatments for everythin... Read More

Deaths of Despair Aug. 07, 2019

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Ah, to be a millennial! Or not. New data from the Trust for America's Health, a nonpartisan health p... Read More