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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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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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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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Opinion: Body scans miss the mark when it comes to improving …

WEBCelebrity influencers are promoting the pricey scans to catch disease early, but a doctor argues the U.S. should focus instead on reaching everyone with proven …

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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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7 daily habits to live a longer, healthier life, inspired by the 'blue

WEB7 daily habits to live a longer, healthier life, inspired by the 'blue zones' : Shots - Health News Dan Buettner has spent decades exploring the lifestyles and diets …

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Report: Access to mental health treatment is poor in the U.S.

WEBAmericans with mental health conditions often can't get treatment, a new report finds. Roughly two-thirds of Americans with a diagnosed mental health condition …

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Here's the deal on sunscreen misinformation found on TikTok

WEBHere's why we can't get them in the U.S. One survey, from the Orlando Health Cancer Institute, found that 1 in 7 American adults under age 35 believe using …

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Global Health : NPR

WEBMay 10, 2024 • Dr. Denis Mukwege, co-winner of the Nobel peace prize in 2018, is the recipient of the $1 million Aurora humanitarian prize. In an interview with NPR, he …

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Thirteen Million People In The U.S. Have Two Weeks To Apply For …

WEBAccuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record. About 13 million uninsured people in the U.S. are …

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What women can do — and should do — to protect their health

WEBNPR's Michel Martin talks about how women can get the health care they need with Dr. Sharon Malone, author of the new book, Grown Woman Talk: Your Guide …

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Proposed rule would remove medical debt from credit reports : …

WEBThe proposed rules would not only bar future medical bills from appearing on credit reports; they would also remove current medical debts, according to …

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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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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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Up First briefing: U.S. military health deserts; Tony Awards

WEBAn NPR investigation found that 50% of U.S. military bases are in so-called "health care deserts." There weren't any surprises at last night's Tony Awards — except …

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What it's like living through a 121 degree day

WEBHeatwaves have been roiling swaths of South Asia since April, including southern Pakistan, where temperatures went over 125 degrees. In New Delhi, one of the …

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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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Why doesn't FEMA consider extreme heat a disaster

WEBNow, a coalition of environmental nonprofits, labor unions, health professionals and environmental justice groups is asking the agency to change that. In a …

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A Visit From Kendrick Lamar — Best Day Of School Ever

WEBA New Jersey high school teacher used the rapper's latest album to teach a unit on Toni Morrison's novel, The Bluest Eye. Lamar found out about it, and decided to …

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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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