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9 ways to get healthier in 2024 without trying very hard

WEB1. Get healthier without even going to a gym. Hate the gym? That's cool. Scientists now say you can get a lot of the health benefits associated with exercise just …

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Public Health : Shots

WEBPublic Health : Shots - Health News When the neighborhood, town or nation is the patient, we're on the case. Find out about health in the community and around the …

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Your Health : Shots

WEBMay 23, 2024 • ADHD is an ongoing and expanding public health concern, according to researchers studying the disorder. One million more U.S. children were …

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Living Better: How Americans can take back their health

WEBLiving Better: What it takes to get healthy in America. Good health depends on more than daily exercise and a healthy diet. Access to safe housing, good schools …

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People with HIV are living longer, but as they age, health

WEBAdvances in medicine mean more people are living longer with HIV. But aging with HIV comes with increased health risks, and this growing population needs …

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How Will Health Care In The U.S. Change After The Pandemic

WEBDr. Shantanu Nundy, for one, is optimistic about the future of health care in the U.S.He is a primary care physician practicing just outside Washington, D.C., and the …

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6 tips to help you pick the right health insurance plan

WEBThe open enrollment period to buy health insurance on HealthCare.gov starts now and runs through Jan. 15, 2022. Look for more options and expanded subsidies this …

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Here's the deal on sunscreen misinformation found on TikTok

WEBTiktok is full of videos with influencers giving advice on health and skin care. But when it comes to sunscreen there’s also a lot of misinformation – false claims that …

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Gen X cancer rates projected to outpace Boomers : Shots

WEBAs they head into their golden years, Gen-Xers are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than the generation born before them, the Baby Boomers, a new National …

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The Gap Between Rich And Poor Americans' Health Is Widening

WEBIncome inequality in the U.S. has grown over the past several decades. And as the gap between rich and poor yawns, so does the gap in their health, according to a …

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Abortion is becoming more common in primary care clinics : Shots

WEBAbortion is becoming more common in primary care clinics : Shots - Health News More family medicine and primary care doctors are doing abortions and …

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What's At Stake In The U.S. Health Care Debate

WEBOn Friday, the U.S. set a new single-day record of at least 83,000 confirmed infections - that according to Johns Hopkins University. Some of the worst outbreaks are …

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Extreme temperatures can cause all sorts of heat-related illnesses

WEBExtreme temperatures can cause all sorts of heat-related illnesses NPR's Michel Martin talks to emergency room physician Dr. George Chiampas about how to …

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The EPA's new limits on PFAS in drinking water face legal challenges

WEBThe EPA's new limits on PFAS in drinking water face legal challenges : Shots - Health News Chemical companies and water utilities are challenging the EPA’s recent …

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Half of U.S. military bases have a health care shortage : NPR

WEBThree out of four bases in primary care deserts are also in a mental health care desert, a maternal care desert, or both. For more than a decade, the Department of …

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Ransomware attack led to harrowing lapses at Ascension hospitals …

WEBA May 8 ransomware attack against Ascension, a Catholic health system with 140 hospitals in at least 10 states, locked providers out of systems that track and …

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Why are we drawn to guilty pleasures like romantasy novels

WEBKringelbach used the example of his morning cup of coffee to explain the first part of this cycle: wanting. When he gets up and starts thinking about coffee, his brain …

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50% of U.S. military bases are in a health care desert, NPR probe …

WEBAn ongoing NPR investigation into military health care reveals that four out of 10 U.S. military bases are located within a federally designated health care desert.

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High School Production Of 'Alien' Grows Stronger With Help From

WEBA high school in northern New Jersey staged a version of the movie Alien and got the blessing of film director Ridley Scott. Now there's a revival with a bigger …

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Closure of a Kmart in Avenel, N.J., leaves only a handful of stores

WEBPeople walk into a Kmart in Avenel, N.J., on April 4. When the New Jersey store closes its doors on April 16, it will leave only three remaining U.S. locations for the …

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