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Health Officials Increasingly Alarmed By Polio-Like Illness In Kids

Health Officials Increasingly Alarmed By Polio-Like Illness In Kids

Health Officials Increasingly Alarmed By Polio-Like Illness In Kids One morning last fall, 4-year-old Joey Wilcox woke up with the left side of his face drooping. It was the first

Leading For-Profit Prison And Immigration Detention Medical Company Sued At Least 1,395 Times

Leading For-Profit Prison And Immigration Detention Medical Company Sued At Least 1,395 Times [unable to retrieve full-text content] The complaints allege a range of charges, including wrongful death, malpractice and

You Love Haunted Houses Because They’re Playing a Trick On Your Brain

You Love Haunted Houses Because They’re Playing a Trick On Your Brain

You Love Haunted Houses Because They’re Playing a Trick On Your Brain Scary movies, haunted houses and other spooky activities send some people running, while others can’t get enough. But

This Is What No One Tells You About Surviving Breast Cancer

This Is What No One Tells You About Surviving Breast Cancer

This Is What No One Tells You About Surviving Breast Cancer A few weeks ago, my husband and I were in the car on our way to dinner to celebrate

A Brutal Clock

A Brutal Clock

A Brutal Clock OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi ― The school bus stop is a special hell for Amber Olsen. Each weekday morning as she or her husband, Tom Cannan, wheels their youngest

Self-Care Is An Act Of Political Warfare

Self-Care Is An Act Of Political Warfare

Self-Care Is An Act Of Political Warfare When Donald Trump won the presidency two years ago, I made a promise to myself to never give up. Many of my friends

23 Tweets That Are Basically Like Free Therapy

23 Tweets That Are Basically Like Free Therapy

23 Tweets That Are Basically Like Free Therapy Twitter can be a cesspool of terrible trolls, but there are times when it can really give you a pick-me-up. A perfect

Watch Matt Stonie Nearly Unravel Eating Too Much Fruit By The Foot

Watch Matt Stonie Nearly Unravel Eating Too Much Fruit By The Foot

Watch Matt Stonie Nearly Unravel Eating Too Much Fruit By The Foot There’s a reason it’s not called Fruit by the Football Field. In a video he posted this week

We Need To Change The Way We Address Vaccine Skeptics

We Need To Change The Way We Address Vaccine Skeptics

We Need To Change The Way We Address Vaccine Skeptics Health experts often come across as narrow-minded. We like data, and we believe we know exactly how it should be

More U.S. Women Dying From Childbirth. How One State Bucks The Trend.

More U.S. Women Dying From Childbirth. How One State Bucks The Trend.

More U.S. Women Dying From Childbirth. How One State Bucks The Trend. By Michael Ollove Over the past three decades, the world has seen a steady decline in the number of

Asexual People Deserve Better From Our Medical Providers

Asexual People Deserve Better From Our Medical Providers

Asexual People Deserve Better From Our Medical Providers I’ve never enjoyed going to the doctor. Ironic, considering I dedicate hours every night to my molecular biology and clinical anatomy studies

Here's 'Veep' Reason Julia Louis-Dreyfus Went Public With Cancer Fight

Here's 'Veep' Reason Julia Louis-Dreyfus Went Public With Cancer Fight

Here's 'Veep' Reason Julia Louis-Dreyfus Went Public With Cancer Fight “Veep” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus has chronicled her breast cancer fight with courage and comedy on social media ― and on

Expansive New Study Says Not Exercising Is Worse for Your Health Than Smoking

Expansive New Study Says Not Exercising Is Worse for Your Health Than Smoking

Expansive New Study Says Not Exercising Is Worse for Your Health Than Smoking It’s common knowledge that there are many benefits to being fit, but one large new study found

Paul Manafort Appears In Wheelchair At Court Hearing For Sentencing Date

Paul Manafort Appears In Wheelchair At Court Hearing For Sentencing Date

Paul Manafort Appears In Wheelchair At Court Hearing For Sentencing Date Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort appeared in court in a wheelchair on Friday as his lawyer expressed concerns about Manafort’s

America Needs More Doctors With Disabilities

America Needs More Doctors With Disabilities

America Needs More Doctors With Disabilities I was in my almost-30s when I came home from an appointment with a new primary care doctor at a fancy concierge office ―

The 5 Most Germ-Filled Places In Your Office—And How to Protect Yourself

The 5 Most Germ-Filled Places In Your Office—And How to Protect Yourself

The 5 Most Germ-Filled Places In Your Office—And How to Protect Yourself Just getting to work can be a bacteria-ridden experience. The subway is full of it, as are stair

Prince Harry Delivers Powerful Speech On Seeking Mental Health Help

Prince Harry Delivers Powerful Speech On Seeking Mental Health Help

Prince Harry Delivers Powerful Speech On Seeking Mental Health Help All hail this perfect attitude around mental health: Prince Harry discussed his own experience with seeking mental health support, saying

Another Pharmacist Denied A Woman A Miscarriage Drug Over Personal Morals

Another Pharmacist Denied A Woman A Miscarriage Drug Over Personal Morals

Another Pharmacist Denied A Woman A Miscarriage Drug Over Personal Morals A Michigan woman grieving the loss of her unborn baby says a pharmacist refused to fill a prescription to

Eating Fish May Help Keep You Healthy Into Old Age, Study Says

Eating Fish May Help Keep You Healthy Into Old Age, Study Says

Eating Fish May Help Keep You Healthy Into Old Age, Study Says Certain fats found in seafood may help keep you healthy for years to come, according to a new

How Fentanyl Changes The Opioid Equation

How Fentanyl Changes The Opioid Equation

How Fentanyl Changes The Opioid Equation By Christine Vestal More than a decade into the opioid epidemic, illicit fentanyl and related synthetic drugs are now driving the nation’s spiraling overdose