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Health Care : NPR

WebThe state of health care, health insurance, new medical research, disease prevention, and drug treatments. Interviews, news, and commentary from NPR's correspondents. …

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ME/CFS study offers clues to chronic fatigue syndrome : …

WebME/CFS study offers clues to chronic fatigue syndrome : Shots - Health News After seven years of research, the findings shed light on the long-neglected illness. …

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Share your tips for a protein-rich diet : Shots

WebIf you're trying to build and maintain muscle mass, research shows getting enough protein in your diet is key. And many older adults don't get enough – especially …

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Strength training is vital for women's muscle health. But …

WebThe Office on Women's Health recently launched a sarcopenia awareness campaign to elevate the issue. The good news: No matter your age, you can take steps …

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

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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High blood pressure is significantly lowered with breath …

WebResearch finds five to 10 minutes daily of a type of strength training for muscles used in breathing can help anyone reduce or prevent high blood pressure. The training can also help elite athletes.

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How your brain copes with grief, and why it takes time to …

WebHow grief and loss affect your brain, and why it takes time to adapt : Shots - Health News Grieving is a form of learning, says a scientist who studies the brain's response to loss. When someone

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Health Insurance For $10 Or Less A Month

Web1 - Know your deadlines and be prepared. In most states, you have until Aug. 15 to choose a plan on Healthcare.gov, and nearly all adults are eligible to sign up. If you …

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What we know about the health risks of ultra-processed foods

WebUltraprocessed foods dominate Americans' diets. Here's what they're doing to us : Shots - Health News Sure, they're tasty, but packaged snacks and meals can be …

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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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Free Health Care Plans Available For Some Uninsured Through …

WebThe health plans without monthly premiums come in several different flavors, some of which have been around for a while, and some of which are new. There is …

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Three years on, how COVID-19 has changed health care : NPR

WebMichel Martin talks with Advocate Health CEO Eugene A. Woods about how COVID-19 has changed health care in the U.S. since its arrival three years ago. Today …

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

WebMany Americans are diagnosed with mental health conditions, but most don't get professional help, even if they're insured. Obstacles include difficulties finding …

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E-bike head trauma soars as helmet use falls, study finds

WebA new study shows that nearly 8,000 e-bike riders sought hospital care for head injuries in 2022. It's a huge increase and the majority of the injured riders were not …

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The Gap Between Rich And Poor Americans' Health Is Widening

WebHealth inequities are getting worse, according to new research. Factors like income, race and gender are playing a larger role in health outcomes than they did 25 …

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Obamacare health insurance signups hit record numbers in 2023

WebThe Affordable Care Act health insurance marketplaces appear set to break a record for the number of Americans enrolled, for the third year in a row. More than 19 …

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The science of IVF: What to know about Alabama's 'extrauterine

WebAn Alabama Supreme Court ruling that frozen embryos can be considered "extrauterine children" under state law has major implications for how in vitro fertilization, …

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I grew up in Kensington, Philadelphia. Let's not glamorize …

WebIn 2021, after years of societal neglect and denial around the issue, the number of overdose-related deaths in the U.S. reached more than 100,000, the largest it had …

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A widower joins with nurses to push for hospital staffing rules : …

WebIt was Nov. 9, 2023, and the state's House health policy committee was holding a hearing on the bills, which would limit the amount of mandatory overtime a …

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Immigrants without legal status get public health insurance in …

WebMore than 1 million immigrants, most lacking permanent legal status, are covered by state health programs. Several states, including GOP-led Utah, will soon add …

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Portugal's overdose death rates are a tiny fraction of U.S

WebPortugal cut drug deaths by 80%, using free health care and addiction treatment. The U.S., meanwhile, focused on drug busts and tough crime laws. Overdose …

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Wendy Williams is diagnosed with aphasia and frontotemporal …

WebWendy Williams, the former TV talk show host and shock jock, has been diagnosed with aphasia and frontotemporal dementia, her medical team announced.. In …

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Do Blue Light Blocking Glasses Really Work

WebNPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to vision researcher Mark Rosenfield about the efficacy of blue light-blocking glasses. Screen time has gone up during the …

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Chef Lidia Bastianich looks back on her family's chaotic life in

WebOur guest, Lidia Bastianich, is a celebrity chef famous for her Italian recipes. She has a long-running PBS series, "Lidia's Kitchen." She's written over 15 cookbooks, …

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