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"smile" by Hamza Butt licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Life satisfaction and happiness has a direct factor on one’s physical well-being based on new findings.     ...
"Preparing medical response to disasters" by US Army Africa licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Based on new findings shared at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, difficult life experiences can contribute to Alzheimer’s disease and...
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The Cooper Foundation received a $2.2 million gift to further explore the prevalence of stem cells in cancers and wound...
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Martha Ryan, Founder & Executive Director of the Homeless Prenatal Program, shares the incredible genesis of the program that was...
"Tick" by John Tann licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Scientists have identified a dominant carrier of Lyme bacterium that has contributed to the influx of Lyme disease cases in...
"One last check" by Brett Neilson licensed under CC BY 2.0
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With the Medicaid program drastically changing for adults and seniors, many have failed to identify how the cuts to health...
"Image Library Danni Atherton Canberra ACT" by Danni Atherton licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Employers have begun to offer more services and support for employees battling mental health issues as a way to increase...
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Diane Kaplan, President and CEO of Rasmuson Foundation, discusses the core values and strategies of the organization....
"Bill Gates speaking at DFID" by DFID licensed under CC BY 2.0
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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged to donate $375 million in order to expand access to contraceptives in...
Amy Band, center, teaches children how to handle confrontations at the Verner Center in Asheville, N.C., on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Safe spaces, quiet times and breathing exercises for the preschoolers are designed to help kids cope with intense stress so they can learn. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A quiet, unsmiling little girl with big brown eyes crawls inside a carpeted cubicle, hugs a...
"Pills" by Jamie licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
In Pennsylvania, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the distribution of drug deactivation pouches to pharmacies in order to safely eliminate...
Bebe Anderson
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Bebe Anderson, VP of US Legal Program at Center for Reproductive Rights discusses the only global legal advocacy organization dedicated...
"recovery room" by jencu licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Health, News
According to a new study published by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), general anesthetics may cause harm to...
FILE - This Feb. 19, 2013 file photo shows hydrocodone-acetaminophen pills, also known as Vicodin, arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. A government report released Thursday, July 6, 2017, finds opioid prescription rates have been falling in recent years overall, but rising in more than 1 in 5 U.S. counties. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)
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NEW YORK (AP) — Overall opioid prescription rates have been falling in recent years, but the powerful drugs have become...
"Children eating lunch at school" by U.S. Department of Agriculture licensed under CC BY 2.0
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The US Agriculture Department is requiring school districts across the country to adopt policies that will help students who incur...
James Siegal
Children & Families, Health, Previews
James Siegal, CEO of KaBOOM! discusses the importance of play in the development of kids....
"Almost" by Tony Alter licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Psychiatrists and psychotherapists have found a new way to treat patients by combining talk therapy with running.   ...
This undated photo provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows a blacklegged tick - also known as a deer tick. With a bumper crop of blacklegged ticks possible this season, researchers in a Lyme disease-plagued part of New York's Hudson Valley are tackling tick problems across entire neighborhoods with fungal sprays and bait boxes. (CDC via AP)
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RED HOOK, N.Y. (AP) — Maybe it will take a village to fight Lyme disease. Or a bunch of them.   ...
"Mosquito" by Tom licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
The first case of West Nile virus this year was reported in Colorado in Jefferson County.   ...
Susan L. Solomon Preview
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Susan L. Solomon discusses the first privately-funded stem cell laboratory in the nation that accelerates cures for the major diseases...
"160507-drinking-water-hydration-glass.jpg" by r. nial bradshaw licensed under CC BY 2.0
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FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Federal officials say $15 million is going to provide health and social services for people who...
FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2016 file photo, Jose Wesley Campos, who was born with microcephaly, cries during a physical therapy session at the AACD rehabilitation center in Recife, Brazil. The Zika virus may not seem as big a threat as last summer but don't let your guard down, especially if you're pregnant. While cases of the birth defect-causing virus have dropped sharply from last year's peak in parts of South America and the Caribbean, Zika hasn't disappeared and remains a threat for U.S. travelers. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Zika virus may not seem as big a threat as last summer but don't let your...
"Smog" by Isengardt licensed under CC BY 2.0
Environment, Health, News
A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that any level of air pollution, really, could lead...
Louis DeGennaro Minute
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President & CEO Louis DeGennaro talks about delivering results and how their research has helped discover virtually every therapy currently...

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