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Alcohol And Health Insurance Don’t Always Mix

In more than half of the country, if you get injured while you’re under the influence of alcohol, health insurers […]

Lighter Weights Can Still Make A Big Fitness Difference

Here’s good news for geezers — or for merely middle-aged folks — who’d like to stay fit and independent far […]

Studies Reignite Mammography Debate For Middle-Aged Women

Should women in their 40s routinely get mammograms to detect breast cancer? Two studies released Monday aim to help resolve […]

As Diabetes Rises In Kids, So Do Treatment Challenges

More kids than ever have Type 2 diabetes, the kind that used to be referred to as the adult-onset variety. […]

Choose Health Coverage Like An Economist

If you want to eat well, find out where the chefs go after they clock out. If you’re wondering how […]

Wanted: Mavericks And Missionaries To Solve Mississippi’s M.D. Shortage

When Janie Guice looks at the Mississippi Delta she sees a vast, flat flood plain home to cotton fields and […]

Evidence Mounts That Diet, Exercise Help Survivors Cut Cancer Risk

Eat right and exercise is about as basic as medical advice gets. Follow it, and you’ll benefit from better overall […]

Doctor Pay: Where The Specialists Are All Above Average

Making a living practicing medicine is more complicated and frustrating than ever. But it still pays. And pretty well. A […]

Plame Wilson Wages Battle Against Postpartum Depression

Sure, being a covert operative for the CIA was a challenge for Valerie Plame Wilson. And having her cover blown […]

Americans’ Cholesterol Drops, Despite Surge In Obesity

A curious — and good — thing has happened on the road to Obesity Nation: the share of the U.S. […]

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