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While nearby states have pushed to legalize recreational pot, some people in New Hampshire are resisting. After opioids, they wonder why anyone would expand access to drugs.
A specific approach to mindfulness may increase sociability.
Men who could get through 40 or more push-ups had 96 percent less risk of heart problems in the next 10 years than those who quit at 10 or fewer.
Finding out you have a chronic illness — one that will, by definition, never go away — changes things, both for you and those you love.
Fruit on trees grown near outhouses and latrines usually is safe. That’s not true of produce found on the ground in the same areas.
On the stationary bike in front of me was a person who probably knew more about me than I knew about myself. How did that make me feel?
By eliminating the financial burden of a medical education, the school hopes that more students will choose family medicine and other vital but lower-paid specialties.
Biologists are searching caves and abandoned mines in the West, hoping to spare many species of the winged creatures from the devastating fungus, white-nose syndrome.
Although earlier studies in animals suggested a connection, the new research should reassure parents whose children need surgery, experts say.
Many agencies that offer donated embryos, including most of those supported by federal grants, are affiliated with Christian or anti-abortion rights organizations.
New data on women’s uncertainty over motherhood may reshape how doctors and policymakers think about family planning.
3D-printed and “smart” pharmaceuticals are making medical treatments more effective. But it may take years before the new devices reach most patients, if they do at all.
The results of a consumer genetic test identified the mother of the man whose donated sperm was used to conceive Danielle Teuscher’s daughter. Legal warnings soon followed.
So-called conservative management can ease symptoms without dialysis in some people with kidney disease. But many of them are never given the option.
The United States is the only industrialized country that doesn’t guarantee its citizens paid family leave. A proposed bill could change that.
Researchers are drawing inspiration from the proteins that they think let hearty water bears cheat time by decelerating their biology.
Foods most often associated with intolerances were chocolate, food additives, citrus fruits, fish, shellfish, milk, cheese, eggs and nuts.
Data from Kinsa, which makes internet-connected smart thermometers, indicates it’s a bad year for colds, but not the flu.
Jesse Vroegh had sued for access to the men’s restrooms and locker rooms and for health care benefits at the prison where he worked.
Boys with high levels of inattention later earned an average of about $17,000 less a year, while prosocial behaviors predicted higher incomes.
The greater the number of inflammatory factors, the steeper the cognitive decline over 20 years of follow-up