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Mental health

Parents Inherit Kid’s Mental Health

The second diagnosis: Parents see their own health spiral as their kids’ mental illnesses worsen.

Immunology 'Hand holding vaccine vial'

New Vaccine Era

A new era of vaccines leaves old questions about prices unanswered.

Nutrition 'School lunch milk'

Dairy Clash With Schools Over Milk

Got milk in school? Farmers fight health advocates over the creamy ‘whole’ variety. The backstory of school lunch milk is nauseating.

Technology 'Senior patient consulting with doctor'

AI Handles Insurance Claims Poorly

Federal agencies rein in use of predictive software that limits care for Medicare Advantage patients.

Gerontology 'Elderly woman receiving hospital visit'

Geriatric Surgery Risks

Weighing risks of major surgery: 7 questions older Americans should ask their surgeon.

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Emotions 'Mature married couple smiling'

The Importance of Optimism

Are you an optimist? Could you learn to be? Your health may depend on it.

Clinical science 'Lab scientist performing tests'

Clinical Trials Attract Private Equity

The business of clinical trials is booming. Private equity has taken notice.

Gerontology 'AMR ambulance'

Less Ambulances For California Medicaid Patients

The largest provider of ambulance services in the U.S. will halt some rides in Southern California, citing low Medicaid rates.

Mental health 'Jeff White patient portrait'

Rural Areas Gain Mental Health Crisis Teams

Mental health crisis teams aren’t just for cities anymore. Rural areas expand to provide necessary assistance to law enforcement.

Technology 'High-tech wristwatch'

Probable Weight Loss With App

Can you lose weight with tech wearables? Weight loss gadgets provide data to help consumers achieve diet goals, but it still won’t be easy.

Gastroenterology 'The BMI Misdiagnosis Trend'

The BMI Misdiagnosis Trend

Some experts express concern that reliance on BMI has become overweight, leading to misdiagnosis, improper medication, and obesity mistreatment.

Internist 'Doctor writing notes'

Are Patient Medical Records Biased?

Conveying non-compliance to a doctor can be tantamount to insulting the cook in a strip-mall restaurant. You may walk out with a less hygienic meal.

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