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Group with Consumer-Friendly Vibe Pushes Drugmakers' Message

Group with Consumer-Friendly Vibe Pushes Drugmakers' Message

By Richard Lardner | Mar 18
As Congress and the Trump administration aim to lower prescription drug costs, outside groups like the Alliance for Patient Access are seeking to sway the outcome.

Surgeon Denies Posting Homophobic Comments on Social Media

Surgeon Denies Posting Homophobic Comments on Social Media

By Kelli Kennedy and Frieda Frisaro | Mar 18
A prominent gender-reassignment surgeon resigned from a University of Miami clinic after he was accused of posting photos of patients' genitalia with racist and homophobic comments on Instagram, but he denied making the comments and said he was hacked.

Why the Way You Speak Now Was Shaped by How Your Ancestors Ate

Why the Way You Speak Now Was Shaped by How Your Ancestors Ate

By Christina Larson | Mar 17
The way most of us speak today is shaped in part by how long ago our ancestors gave up chewing tough, raw meat.

The Mental Health Crisis Among America's Youth is Real — and Staggering

The Mental Health Crisis Among America's Youth is Real — and Staggering

By Jean Twenge | Mar 16
Even as studies were showing increases in symptoms of depression and in suicide among adolescents since 2010, some researchers called the concerns overblown. But a new analysis suggests the mental health epidemic affecting the young is all too real.

Can a Genetic Test Prove if You Will Develop Type 2 Diabetes?

Can a Genetic Test Prove if You Will Develop Type 2 Diabetes?

Mar 16
The science behind 23andMe's new diabetes risk score may provide more questions than answers.

Are Eggs Good or Bad for You? New Research Rekindles Debate

Are Eggs Good or Bad for You? New Research Rekindles Debate

By Lindsey Tanner | Mar 15
The latest U.S. research on eggs won't go over easy for those can't eat breakfast without them.

Trump's Budget Proposal Boosts Domestic HIV Efforts, Cuts Global Spending

Trump's Budget Proposal Boosts Domestic HIV Efforts, Cuts Global Spending

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 15
Critics of the president's newly-released budget point out that while the Trump administration has vowed to eradicate HIV, that aim is potentially undercut by the very same budget's slashing of money for global AIDS initiatives.

4 Undiscussed Side Effects of Sleep Apnea

4 Undiscussed Side Effects of Sleep Apnea

Mar 15
Do you have sleep apnea? These four side effects are often overlooked.

LGBTQ Pioneers Descend on DC to Reintroduce Equality Act

LGBTQ Pioneers Descend on DC to Reintroduce Equality Act

Mar 15
The legislation explicitly recognizes the discrimination that LGBTQ older people face when seeking housing and accessing spaces like senior centers. The bill also acknowledges the higher rates of poverty found among LGBTQ older people.

Early Birds Have More Sex and Make More Money Than Night Owls

Early Birds Have More Sex and Make More Money Than Night Owls

Mar 15
If you're energetic and confident, enjoy cooking and believe in love at first sight, then new research shows you're probably an early bird.

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