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At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty 2019-05-21 15:17:22Abortion providers say the flurry of recent state laws restricting abortion has emboldened protesters and left patients confused

Judge: Mississippi 6-week abortion ban 'smacks of defiance' 2019-05-21 14:38:16A federal judge who struck down Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban last year says the state's lawmakers defied his ruling by passing a new law that

States sue over rule allowing clinicians to refuse 2019-05-21 14:25:27Nearly two dozen states and municipalities are suing the federal government to stop a new rule letting health care providers object to services that c

The Latest: Judge questions Mississippi 6-week abortion ban 2019-05-21 13:07:14A federal judge who struck down Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban last year is sharply questioning a new state law that bans abortions even earlier

Correction: WHO Travel story 2019-05-21 12:23:57Correction: WHO Travel story

Frenchman in vegetative state kept alive after appeal 2019-05-21 11:17:25A last-ditch appeal to the United Nations has forced French doctors to resume life support for a man who has been in a vegetative state for years and

Cholesterol improves in US kids despite high obesity 2019-05-21 11:12:28Cholesterol levels in children and teens improve in the latest analysis of U.S. health surveys

California eyes health care for immigrants in US 2019-05-21 01:50:18California lawmakers are eyeing proposals that would make the state the first in the nation to offer government-funded health care to adult immigrants

Abortion clinic asks full appeals court to rehear 2019-05-20 19:02:42A Kentucky abortion clinic is asking a full federal appeals court to rehear an appeal in the case of a state law that requires doctors to perform ultr

Ex-nurse accused of raping patient appeals HIV testing 2019-05-20 18:42:23A former nurse charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility has appealed an order

Senate GOP leader would raise age for buying 2019-05-20 17:36:57The Senate's top Republican is introducing legislation to raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco from 18 to 21

Nationwide liver transplant policy caught up in court 2019-05-20 17:32:12An attorney says a nonprofit that manages the U.S. organ transplant system is rolling back a new nationwide policy over how to allocate scarce livers

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Why High-Class People Get Away With Incompetence 2019-05-20 15:15:05People who came from higher social classes were more likely to have an inflated sense of their skills, a new study found. This overconfidence was inte

Phys Ed: To Move Is to Thrive. It’s 2019-05-20 14:22:23A need and desire to be in motion may have been bred into our DNA before we even became humans.

A.I. Took a Test to Detect Lung Cancer. 2019-05-20 11:29:13Artificial intelligence may help doctors make more accurate readings of CT scans used to screen for lung cancer.

Personal Health: Millions Take Gabapentin for Pain. But 2019-05-20 10:45:52“There is very little data to justify how these drugs are being used and why they should be in the top 10 in sales,” a researcher said.

Turmeric Takes a Star Turn in Cocktails 2019-05-20 10:32:49The spice widely praised as a curative superfood is showing up in a different kind of medication.

French Patient in Right-to-Die Dispute Is Taken Off 2019-05-20 07:32:20Vincent Lambert was left in a vegetative state after a 2008 car accident. His family has been split over whether to let doctors stop artificially feed

The Checkup: Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat 2019-05-20 05:00:03Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts

The New Health Care: Is Our Health Care 2019-05-20 05:00:02Putting a price on longevity or well-being is tricky, but not impossible.

Deadly Germs, Lost Cures: Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly 2019-05-19 20:29:15In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear

What Does It Really Mean to Be 6 2019-05-19 11:07:13So-called ‘heartbeat’ legislation restricting abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy has started a conversation about when most wom

Maternity Leave for Sponsored Runners 2019-05-18 08:00:01A video about female runners losing their pay and health insurance if they are pregnant sends ripples through the running world.

In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is 2019-05-18 05:00:09The rise of the more potent fentanyl in its place has put a generation of older users, who had managed their addiction, at far greater risk of overdos

Scientific American: Health

The Polycystic Sisterhood 2019-05-21 07:00:00Infertility is on the rise, but one major cause—polycystic ovarian syndrome—gets too little attention -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c

Cannabis Compound Eases Anxiety and Cravings of Heroin 2019-05-21 06:45:00Cannabidiol reduces levels of stress hormone and blunts urge to use opioids -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

I Hate the Month of May 2019-05-20 14:00:00It will forever remind me that ALS took my mom away -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Health Researchers Must Work <em>with</em> Communities, Not <em>on</em> 2019-05-20 12:00:00So how should they go about it? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Next Wave of Immuno-Oncology 2019-05-20 07:00:00A cutting-edge therapy currently used for blood cancers is now being adapted to fight solid tumors -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Ethical Quandary in Health Care Reform 2019-05-17 07:00:00Freedom of choice is an American value—but people without resources don’t have much of a choice -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Smartphone App Screens Kids for Ear Problems 2019-05-16 15:45:00Parents can use a digital tool at home to detect fluid behind the eardrum -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Can You Prevent Pregnancy with the Pullout Method? 2019-05-16 13:30:00An investigation into one of the biggest misconceptions in male fertility -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Autism May Be Diagnosed by Age Two 2019-05-16 12:30:00New study suggests that early screening may benefit some children -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Could a Single Live Vaccine Protect against a 2019-05-16 08:00:00A controversial theory holds that one immunization, given properly, can protect against many diseases besides its target -- Read more on ScientificAme

Brain-Controlled Hearing Aids Could Cut through Crowd Noise 2019-05-15 14:30:00A prototype detects whom you are listening to and amplifies only that speaker’s voice; a potential solution to the “cocktail party problem

Can Knowing Your Genetic Risk Change Your Physiology? 2019-05-15 10:30:00We now have unprecedented amounts of information on our own genetics, thanks to at-home DNA testing kits. But what does all of this information do to

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Putting Your Child to Sleep in a Car 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: Putting Your Child to Sleep in a Car Seat Can Be DeadlyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12:0

TV Not a Good Sleep Aid for Young 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: TV Not a Good Sleep Aid for Young KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Vienna Beef Hot Dogs Recalled 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: Vienna Beef Hot Dogs RecalledCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

AHA News: Stress From Work, Home Can Harm 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: AHA News: Stress From Work, Home Can Harm Women's HeartsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12

Earlier Bedtimes Help Kids Fight Obesity 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: Earlier Bedtimes Help Kids Fight ObesityCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Computers Detect Lung Cancer on Scans as Well 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: Computers Detect Lung Cancer on Scans as Well as Docs DoCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12:

Why So Many Older Women Develop UTIs 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: Why So Many Older Women Develop UTIsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Nearly Half of Juul Twitter Followers Are Teens, 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: Nearly Half of Juul Twitter Followers Are Teens, Young Adults: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5

Could CBD Treat Opioid Addiction? 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: Could CBD Treat Opioid Addiction?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Complete Tumor Removal in Dogs Cuts Risk of 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: Complete Tumor Removal in Dogs Cuts Risk of Cancer's Return: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/

Melons Are Powerhouses in Taste, Nutrition 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: Melons Are Powerhouses in Taste, NutritionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: Escaping Rip Currents 2019-05-22 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Escaping Rip CurrentsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

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Midwife discovers that she delivered her assistant 19 2019-05-20 13:00:39A midwife in training made a shocking discovery after helping deliver her first baby: her instructor had delivered her 19 years earlier.

'Game of Thrones' counseling available for those mourning 2019-05-20 12:07:53For many “Game of Thrones” super fans, last night’s series finale felt more like losing a loved one than the end of a television sho

Vienna Beef recalls more than 2,000 pounds of 2019-05-20 08:51:07The “skinless beef frankfurters” were shipped to Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin, according to a USDA product recall notice.

Dallas teen beats stage 4 cancer to graduate 2019-05-19 19:40:57Joshua Suarez beat stage four testicular cancer, and now is ready to graduate high school in Texas.

6 everyday products that could cause you to 2019-05-19 06:00:56But poppy seeds aren’t the only ingredient that could show up on a toxicology screen.

Chef temporarily lost hearing after eating spicy meal: 2019-05-19 05:00:25If eating one of the hottest chili peppers sounds daunting, imagine crushing one hundred of them into a spaghetti dish and calling it a meal.

Processed foods may be addictive, 'landmark' study claims 2019-05-18 15:56:02Anyone who’s ever pulled open a bag of potato chips knows how hard it can be to set it aside unfinished.

Sleep paralysis: Causes, symptoms and treatment 2019-05-18 05:00:37People may wake in the middle of the night and find themselves unable to move or utter a sound.

Teen diagnosed with early menopause says she won't 2019-05-17 15:32:12A teenager going through early menopause at age 15 is finding support with a group of girls who were diagnosed with similar conditions.

Mom contracts sepsis from medical swab left inside 2019-05-17 15:28:05Paige Balding, 20, was diagnosed with sepsis after she gave birth to her son Hunter Jae July last year.

Texas woman taken off life support against family's 2019-05-17 12:55:59A Texas woman was taken off life-support Monday, against her family's wishes, after the hospital invoked a law allowing them to deny further car

Exclusive: U.S. drug czar to travel to China 2019-05-17 11:19:00U.S. drug czar James Carroll says he will be traveling to China by year's end to inspect their efforts to crack down on fentanyl manufacturers and pr

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One in seven babies born too small, study 2019-05-17 15:22:45 More than 20 million newborns weighed less than 5.5 pounds in 2015, and many of them were born in middle- and low-income countries.

Few veterans use weight loss medicine despite great 2019-05-17 13:19:34 Fewer than 1 percent of veterans who need of weight loss management medication actually use them, despite the growing weight problem among that group

Asthma app reduces children's hospital visits, study says 2019-05-17 11:18:37 Families were able to reduce the number of asthma-related hospital visits for their children using the eAsthma Tracker, according to a new study.

Most college alcohol policies fall short of 'most 2019-05-17 09:57:02 More than half university alcohol policies fail to get the "most effective" rating from experts to reduce problematic drinking on college campuses

NIH: Ultra-processed foods bring on overeating, weight gain 2019-05-16 19:19:19 People who ate a diet of ultra-processed foods consumed more calories and put on more weight compared to those who ate a diet of minimally processed

Weight loss surgery in teen years may improve 2019-05-16 16:32:34 After having weight loss surgery, a group of teens with obesity lost 26 percent of the body weight -- while the adults with obesity lost 29 percent o

Antibiotic therapy slows Alzheimer's disease in male mice 2019-05-16 15:30:07 A long-term antibiotic treatment limited the growth of amyloid plaques in the brain by decreasing inflammation in the gut microbiome of male mice, re

Study: Long-term stroke rate down 50 percent for 2019-05-16 13:19:33 Over the long-term, strokes have dropped by 53 percent for adults older than age 55, and have declined by about 39 percent for people aged 35-55, acc

Pot legalization increases car crashes, injuries, but little 2019-05-16 09:56:45 In Colorado, motor vehicle accidents went up by 10 percent, and alcohol abuse and overdoses that resulted in injury or death climbed by 5 percent, af

Fast walkers may live longer, study says 2019-05-15 17:34:58 People whose body weight range from underweight to obese have a longer life expectancy if they walk more briskly compared to those in the same weight

Study: Dialysis provider charges private insurers four times 2019-05-15 15:46:04 Private insurers paid four times more to cover patients for dialysis treatment than government insurance programs.

Lowering blood pressure may decrease stroke-related brain bleeding 2019-05-15 12:05:29 Intensive blood pressure treatment may reduce the amount of deep brain bleeding in people who have a stroke -- which may help researchers and doctors

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