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Vaping Likely Has Dangers That Could Take Years For Scientists to Know About

Vaping Likely Has Dangers That Could Take Years For Scientists to Know About

Sep 15
Many people don't know what is contained in these vaping devices, what the reported health effects actually mean, and, most importantly, why all of this developed so quickly, considering that e-cigarettes have only been popular for fewer than 10 years.

New Study Shows Staggering Connection Between Transgender Conversion Therapy and Suicide Attempts

New Study Shows Staggering Connection Between Transgender Conversion Therapy and Suicide Attempts

Sep 14
A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry found that exposure to attempts by professionals to change a person's gender identity from transgender to cisgender is associated with a range of adverse mental health outcomes, including suicide attempts.

A Plan to Monitor the Mentally Ill? History and Stigma Reveal Insights

A Plan to Monitor the Mentally Ill? History and Stigma Reveal Insights

Sep 14
In the wake of the latest mass shooting in Texas, news agencies, politicians and pundits searched for explanations and solutions.

Author J.K. Rowling Makes Huge Gift for MS Research

Author J.K. Rowling Makes Huge Gift for MS Research

Sep 13
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has made a substantial donation for research into the treatment of multiple sclerosis at a center named after her late mother.

Scientists Rethink Alzheimer's, Diversifying the Drug Search

Scientists Rethink Alzheimer's, Diversifying the Drug Search

By Laura Neergaard | Sep 13
With more money — the government had a record $2.4 billion to spend on Alzheimer's research this year — the focus has shifted to exploring multiple novel ways of attacking a disease now considered too complex for a one-size-fits-all solution.

Veterans with PTSD: Anxiety Turns to Beekeeping for Relief

Veterans with PTSD: Anxiety Turns to Beekeeping for Relief

By Michael Casey, Mike Householder | Sep 13
Researchers are beginning to study whether beekeeping has therapeutic benefits. For now, there is little hard data, but veterans in programs like one in Manchester insist that it helps them focus, relax and become more productive.

A Writer Tracks Global Air Pollution on Worldwide Tour

A Writer Tracks Global Air Pollution on Worldwide Tour

By Warren Levinson | Sep 12
Beth Gardiner's world tour started with the diesel smell in her adopted hometown of London. It took her to Delhi, Beijing and Krakow, in Poland, as well as Berlin, Los Angeles and California's San Joaquin Valley. She was on an air pollution tour.

What We Know So Far About the Vaping Illness Outbreak

What We Know So Far About the Vaping Illness Outbreak

By Carla K. Johnson | Sep 12
U.S. health officials are investigating what might be causing hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people who use e-cigarettes and other vaping devices. They have identified about 450 possible cases in 33 states, including six deaths.

Groupons for Medical Treatment? Welcome to Today's U.S. Healthcare

Groupons for Medical Treatment? Welcome to Today's U.S. Healthcare

By Lauren Weber | Sep 11
Emory University medical fellow Dr. Nicole Herbst was shocked when she saw three patients who came in with abnormal results from chest CT scans they had bought on Groupon.

How Your Beloved Hospital Helps to Drive Up Health Care Costs

How Your Beloved Hospital Helps to Drive Up Health Care Costs

By Elisabeth Rosenthal | Sep 10
Many of the country's leading health policy experts have wondered why Presidential candidates have given a pass to arguably a primary culprit behind runaway medical inflation: America's hospitals.

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