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False security

False security

By Daniel James Devine
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Science | As HIV spreads, the government recommends an expensive and questionable prevention plan

Can walking school buses solve the childhood obesity problem?

By Mark Russell
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Health | Walking school buses are the latest trend in fighting childhood obesity for children who live less than a mile from school. Instead of the familiar large…

Is MERS the next big global health threat?

By Lynde Langdon
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Health | A Illinois businessman walked away from a 40-minute meeting at the beginning of May with something unexpected: a case of a novel Middle Eastern virus. The…

Hillary's health matters

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | Karl Rove, the bête noire for Democrats (and some Republicans), has dared to raise questions about Hillary Clinton’s health. The New York Post first…

Polio: Breaking borders

By Daniel James Devine
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The future, gone to pot

By Daniel James Devine
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Science | Marijuana may be doing lasting harm to the brains of young, recreational users

Insurers just say no to medical marijuana coverage

By Mark Russell
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Health | The medical marijuana high that users object to most is the high cost. A one-month supply can set patients back as much as $1,000 and is not covered by any…

An inconvenient sweet tooth

By Sophia Lee
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Movies | An ambitious new food documentary blames sugar and the food industry for America’s ballooning obesity problem

‘The very hairs of your head are all numbered’

‘The very hairs of your head are all numbered’

By Delvyn C. Case Jr.
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Amy Writing Awards | Our fourth prize award winner

An Alzheimer’s caregiver’s journey

By Christina Ryan Claypool
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Amy Writing Awards | Learning to love unconditionally. An award of outstanding merit winner

Study: High doses of anti-depressant medication lead to teen suicide

Study: High doses of anti-depressant medication lead to teen suicide

By Lynde Langdon
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Health | “Childhood is not a disease,” declares a viral meme on Facebook that accuses parents of over-medicating their children. The image elicited at least 276…

Will U.S. medical boards force doctors to prescribe abortifacients?

By Julie Borg
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Abortion | Doctors and nurses in the United Kingdom who object to the use of the so-called “morning after” pill are now ineligible for specialist diplomas in sexual…

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