Over 200 million women and girls alive today have been circumcised. Four of them shared with The Times their pain, emotional trauma and sexual struggles — and their journey to feel whole

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Most people can easily determine when a loved one is feeling sad or anxious. But, imagine waking up one morning and your loved one lost the ability to recognize and empathize with your feelings

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Naturopaths have long been obsessed with a gene called MTHFR. Now vaccine skeptics are testing for it too

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In this AJOB editorial, Governor Laura Kelly of Kansas explains her support for expanding Medicaid to eliminate a “cruel coverage gap” for nearly 150,000 Kansans

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While there are several common challenges that help explain why vaccination rates in the Philippines aren’t up to where public health officials say they need to be, there’s another reason behind the outbreak. The country suffered a major vaccine scandal two years ago that has left many Filipinos distrustful, even fearful of vaccines

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“This was an important event because it brought together experts from a variety of areas to look at how climate change is impacting food and water security – and specifically how that will affect the world’s most vulnerable populations,” said organizer Jessica Fanzo

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Someone questioned his Japanese ancestry. So Kim, 34, took out his phone and consulted the 23andMe website. That’s when he discovered his ethnic identity had changed. The site that once told him he was about 40% Japanese now pegged that figure at 5%. He was, in an instant, fully Korean again

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Understanding why living on the street seems to cause rapid aging could help homeless people — and governments

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