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Evaluation of scientific studies and personal insight for health and fitness.
Evaluation of scientific studies and personal insight for health and fitness.

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The number of active physicians is dropping and projected shortages continue to worsen with each passing year. Click for more on what the likely causes are.
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Some preliminary data (not yet published) suggests that a lack of sleep may increase risk of heart disease.
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A new study indicates that no amount of alcohol promotes health and that it is a leading risk factor for global disease burden, causing substantial health loss across the world.
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More than 2 billion people lack safe drinking water and analysts say that number will continue to grow.
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The Trump administration's new policy of expanding the sale of “short-term” insurance plans as a cheaper alternative to ObamaCare is quickly running into opposition from state regulators.
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Overuse of antibiotics leads to spikes in antibiotic-resistant bacteria. As such, a team of medical researchers from Salk Institute is now proposing a much more common solution to treating common bacterial issues: iron supplements.
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Medicare is often a point of debate. Here is some history and data to give you a clearer picture of where it came from and where it might go.
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The Supreme Court ruled that 21 kids can sue the federal government because they believe a world where climate disaster isn’t rampant—a world where they can live healthily, happily, and in pursuit of happiness—is a constitutional right.
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Interpreting scientific studies can be tricky. Using a recent study on Alzheimer's, here is a great discussion of how opposing interpretations can arise.
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