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Posted: 2019-04-18 09:00:25
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Her employer offered only a high-deductible health plan; that meant she'd have to pay up to $6,000 out of pocket each year. Advocates for patients say this sort of underinsurance is snatching...
Posted: 2019-04-17 21:12:00
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The latest advance is not only encouraging news for patients with severe combined immunodeficiency. It's a test case for all those scientists working to develop better gene therapy techniques.
Posted: 2019-04-16 15:01:00
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This could be a crucial year for the powerful gene-editing technique CRISPR as researchers start testing it in patients to treat diseases such as cancer, blindness and sickle cell disease.
Posted: 2019-04-14 21:01:00
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High Stress Drives Up Your Risk Of A Heart Attack. Here's How To Chill Out
A study of siblings finds those who have a stress-related disorder have a 60 percent higher risk of heart attack or other cardiovascular event, compared to their less-stressed brothers and sisters.
Posted: 2019-04-14 12:03:30
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How Can We Be Sure Artificial Intelligence Is Safe For Medical Use?
Software that can replace doctors for certain tasks has a big responsibility. The Food and Drug Administration is now figuring out how to determine when computer algorithms are safe and effective.
Posted: 2019-04-14 12:03:00
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How Can We Be Sure Artificial Intelligence Is Safe For Medical Use?
Software that can replace doctors for certain tasks has a big responsibility. The Food and Drug Administration is now figuring out how to determine when computer algorithms are safe and effective.
Posted: 2019-04-12 22:06:00
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Republican State Lawmakers Split Over Anti-Abortion Strategy
Ohio is the latest Republican-led state to pass a ban on abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. But Tennessee this week backed off a similar bill, fearing costly legal battles. What...
Posted: 2019-04-11 18:01:13
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Ketamine May Relieve Depression By Repairing Damaged Brain Circuits
Scientists are learning how the party drug ketamine relieves depression so quickly — and why its effects fade over time.
Posted: 2019-04-11 18:01:00
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Ketamine May Relieve Depression By Repairing Damaged Brain Circuits
Scientists are learning how the party drug ketamine relieves depression so quickly — and why its effects fade over time.

Posted: 2019-04-16 15:31:00
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These job-based programs can motivate employees to make some changes in behavior, research finds, but they don't seem to move the dial on workers' health status or employer spending on health...
Posted: 2019-04-16 15:01:00
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This could be a crucial year for the powerful gene-editing technique CRISPR as researchers start testing it in patients to treat diseases such as cancer, blindness and sickle cell disease.
Posted: 2019-04-15 19:21:00
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This year, the U.S. has confirmed 550 measles cases so far. A recent spike is connected to outbreaks in New York, but there are outbreaks in four other states too.
Posted: 2019-04-14 21:01:00
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High Stress Drives Up Your Risk Of A Heart Attack. Here's How To Chill Out
A study of siblings finds those who have a stress-related disorder have a 60 percent higher risk of heart attack or other cardiovascular event, compared to their less-stressed brothers and sisters.
Posted: 2019-04-14 12:03:00
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How Can We Be Sure Artificial Intelligence Is Safe For Medical Use?
Software that can replace doctors for certain tasks has a big responsibility. The Food and Drug Administration is now figuring out how to determine when computer algorithms are safe and effective.

Posted: 2019-04-17 21:12:00
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The latest advance is not only encouraging news for patients with severe combined immunodeficiency. It's a test case for all those scientists working to develop better gene therapy techniques.
Posted: 2019-04-16 15:01:03
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This could be a crucial year for the powerful gene-editing technique CRISPR as researchers start testing it in patients to treat diseases such as cancer, blindness, and sickle cell disease.
Posted: 2019-04-16 15:01:00
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This could be a crucial year for the powerful gene-editing technique CRISPR as researchers start testing it in patients to treat diseases such as cancer, blindness and sickle cell disease.
Posted: 2019-04-15 19:21:00
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Measles Outbreak 'Accelerates,' Health Officials Warn
This year, the U.S. has confirmed 550 measles cases so far. A recent spike is connected to outbreaks in New York, but there are outbreaks in four other states too.
Posted: 2019-04-15 15:45:11
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Teen Dating Violence Can Lead To Homicide — And Girls Are The Most Common Victims
A study finds that about 7 percent of all teen homicides between 2003 and 2016 were committed by a romantic partner. The majority of victims were teen girls.
Posted: 2019-04-15 14:53:46
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5 Cool Things That Could Make The World A Better Place By 2030
The 5 recipients of the Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship predict how their projects will make the world a better place.
Posted: 2019-04-15 09:00:00
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For Kids With Anxiety, Parents Learn To Let Them Face Their Fears
For some kids with anxiety disorders, a new study suggests the best treatment might be teaching their parents new parenting skills.
Posted: 2019-04-15 09:00:00
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For Kids With Anxiety, Parents Learn To Let Them Face Their Fears
For some kids with anxiety disorders, a new study suggests the best treatment might be teaching their parents new parenting skills.
Posted: 2019-04-14 12:03:00
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How The Rock 'N Play Baby Sleeper Became Popular And Why It Was Recalled
NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with baby sleep consultant and author Alexis Dubief about the recall of Fisher-Price's Rock 'n Play sleepers, which have had a devoted following among parents.
Posted: 2019-04-12 16:27:00
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Watchdogs Cite Lax Medical And Mental Health Treatment Of ICE Detainees
The Adelanto ICE Processing Center houses nearly 2,000 people in California. Federal, state and watchdog reviews say the Florida-based firm that runs Adelanto fails to provide adequate health...

Posted: 2019-04-15 14:53:46
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The 5 recipients of the Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship predict how their projects will make the world a better place.
Posted: 2019-04-15 09:00:00
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For some kids with anxiety disorders, a new study suggests the best treatment might be teaching their parents new parenting skills.
Posted: 2019-04-14 21:01:00
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A study of siblings finds those who have a stress-related disorder have a 60 percent higher risk of heart attack or other cardiovascular event, compared to their less-stressed brothers and sisters.
Posted: 2019-04-13 12:16:00
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Supporters Sue To Open Safe Injection Site In Philadelphia, Citing Religious Freedom
A Philadelphia group hopes to open a site for people to use drugs under medical supervision. Faced with legal challenges, the group is making a moral and religious case for its proposed facility.
Posted: 2019-04-12 16:27:00
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Watchdogs Cite Lax Medical And Mental Health Treatment Of ICE Detainees
The Adelanto ICE Processing Center houses nearly 2,000 people in California. Federal, state and watchdog reviews say the Florida-based firm that runs Adelanto fails to provide adequate health...
Posted: 2019-04-12 16:07:18
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Sarah Corbett: How Can Introverts Be Activists Too?
Sarah Corbett describes herself as an extreme introvert — but she's also an activist. She discusses how alternate forms of activism allow people like her to participate in quietly powerful...
Posted: 2019-04-12 16:07:18
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Sarah Corbett: How Can Introverts Be Activists Too?
Sarah Corbett describes herself as an extreme introvert — but she's also an activist. She discusses how alternate forms of activism allow people like her to participate in quietly powerful...
Posted: 2019-04-11 18:01:00
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Ketamine May Relieve Depression By Repairing Damaged Brain Circuits
Scientists are learning how the party drug ketamine relieves depression so quickly — and why its effects fade over time.

Posted: 2019-04-18 09:00:25
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Her employer offered only a high-deductible health plan; that meant she'd have to pay up to $6,000 out of pocket each year. Advocates for patients say this sort of underinsurance is snatching...
Posted: 2019-04-16 15:31:00
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These job-based programs can motivate employees to make some changes in behavior, research finds, but they don't seem to move the dial on workers' health status or employer spending on health...
Posted: 2019-04-14 12:03:00
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NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with Dr. Paul Offit, director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, about the last time the U.S. mandated measles vaccinations.
Posted: 2019-04-13 12:16:56
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Examining Sanders' Medicare-For-All Proposal
Julie Rovner, chief Washington correspondent for Kaiser Health News, describes the latest Medicare-for-all bill by Sen. Bernie Sanders and the options for single-payer coverage proposed by lawmakers.
Posted: 2019-04-13 12:16:00
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Examining Sanders' Medicare-For-All Proposal
Julie Rovner, chief Washington correspondent for Kaiser Health News, describes the latest Medicare-for-all bill by Sen. Bernie Sanders and the options for single-payer coverage proposed by lawmakers.
Posted: 2019-04-12 22:06:00
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Republican State Lawmakers Split Over Anti-Abortion Strategy
Ohio is the latest Republican-led state to pass a ban on abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. But Tennessee this week backed off a similar bill, fearing costly legal battles. What...
Posted: 2019-04-12 16:27:00
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Watchdogs Cite Lax Medical And Mental Health Treatment Of ICE Detainees
The Adelanto ICE Processing Center houses nearly 2,000 people in California. Federal, state and watchdog reviews say the Florida-based firm that runs Adelanto fails to provide adequate health...
Posted: 2019-04-11 20:24:00
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The Issue Of Medicare For All Is Dominating The 2020 Democratic Field
Several 2020 Democratic candidates support Medicare for All, but what would that proposal look like in action?