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FILE - In this April 10, 2018, file photo, a high school principal displays vaping devices that were confiscated from students in such places as restrooms or hallways at the school in Massachusetts. U.S. health officials are scrambling to keep e-cigarettes away from teenagers amid an epidemic of underage use. But doctors face a new dilemma: there are few effective options for weening young people off nicotine vaping devices like Juul. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top health authorities agree: Teen vaping is an epidemic that now affects some 3.6 million...
"Obesity" by Jesper Sehested licensed under CC BY 2.0
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A new study found that adversity during childhood could lead to weight problems in children later on in life. ...
Trump Birth Control California
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Trump administration rules that allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth...
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Daniel Klein, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Patient Access Network Foundation, discusses the organization's mission to help alleviate...
FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 file photo, Henry Beverly, 73, battles the flu while tended to by nurse Kathleen Burks at Upson Regional Medical Center in Thomaston, Ga. As of January 2019, the current flu season is shaping up to be gentler than last winter’s unusually brutal one, health officials say. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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NEW YORK (AP) — It's early, but the current flu season is shaping up to be gentler than last winter's...
Clinical Research Assistant Kevin Jackson uses AlgometRx Platform Technology on Sarah Taylor's eyes to measure her degree of pain at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. Children's National Medical Center is testing an experimental device that aims to measure pain according to how pupils react to certain stimuli. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Is the pain stabbing or burning? On a scale from 1 to 10, is it a 6...
Children's Home Society announces Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 that philanthropist T. Denny Sanford has donated $55 million to the shelter in Sioux Falls. (Briana Sanchez/The Argus Leader via AP)
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota philanthropist T. Denny Sanford has donated $55 million to Children's Home Society, with...
Kurt-Newman
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Kurt Newman, President & CEO of the Children's National Health System, discusses how the influx of technology and preventative methods...
People enter New York City Health Hospitals Gouverneur Health building, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in New York. Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City will spend up to $100 million per year to expand health care coverage to people without health insurance including immigrants in the U.S. illegally. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will spend up to $100 million per year to expand health care coverage...
Cancer Decline
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NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. cancer death rate has hit a milestone: It's been falling for at least 25...
"Paramedics and patient inside medical helicopter" by ER24 EMS (Pty) Ltd licensed under CC BY 2.0
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A new study funded for the Oregon Emergency Medical Services found that minorities are getting different treatment than white patients...
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In this collaboration with WHUT - Howard University Television, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from the Washington D.C. region...
"Iowa State Indoor Track Meet" by Phil Roeder licensed under CC BY 2.0
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A new study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison found that college students who are balancing a full-time student workload with...
Growing Up Digital Smartphone Psychiatry
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Rising suicide rates and depression in U.S. teens and young adults have prompted researchers to ask a provocative question: Could...
"Day 34: Spilled Out" by Ajay Suresh and more licensed under CC BY 2.0
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A new study found that more children and youth are dying from use of opioids than ever before. ...
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Salvador Balcorta, Chief Executive Officer of Centro De Salud Familiar La Fe, discusses the growth and expansion of health clinics...
Nonprofit Spotlight by mOppenheimORG
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In 2018, we had the pleasure of interviewing many organizations that are transforming communities across the US. We celebrate...
"Profiting from Criminalized Immigration 1806241352" by Patrick Feller and more licensed under CC BY 2.0
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According to the President of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Colleen Kraft, conditions in the detention centers in the...
"bailout - it's the homeowners in that are in distress" by woodleywonderworks and more licensed under CC BY 2.0
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A new study from the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities found that public housing authorities are improving efforts to...
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Leaders from nonprofits in Alaska, Minnesota, Texas and Washington D.C. discuss the important work that they do to strengthen their...
In this Dec. 19, 2018 photo, Craig Antico, left, and Jerry Ashton, co-founders of RIP Medical Debt, talks to reporters in New York. The co-founders of RIP Medical Debt buy millions of dollars in past-due medical debt for pennies on the dollar. But instead of hounding people to pay, they send letters saying the debt is erased, no strings attached. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Philip Sasser had a familiar, sinking feeling when he saw the yellow envelope in his mailbox....
Growing Up Digital Tech Addict
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BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — The young men sit in chairs in a circle in a small meeting room in suburban...
"Jungzwiebeln, Paprika, Tomaten und Karotte" by Marco Verch licensed under CC BY 2.0
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According to a new report by the United Health Foundation, Hawaii is once again ranked the healthiest state in the...
Al Velarde - aso del Norte Children Development Center
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Al Velarde, Executive Director of the Paso del Norte Children Development Center, discusses the importance in extending services to help...

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