Immigrants living in the U.S. without legal permission are not eligible for most public benefits. However, if their children are born in the U.S., the children are eligible for benefits like Medicaid and food assistance programs that could help them stay healthy

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The hospital, especially during the holidays, crystallizes an unavoidable truth: There’s simply no substitute for being there

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In India and other countries, the majority of living organ donors are women

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Sperm donations are creating genetic families around the world. And there’s a new push for those siblings to meet

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Caring for a mother who suffers from dementia was really hard. I wish I could do it again

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Finding out my father lied about his heritage has forced me to radically question who I am

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Even when she was gone, she was present in the patient sitting before me and in the way I was newly able to comfort and reassure her

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Participants in medical research are more empowered than ever to influence the design and outcomes of experiments. Now, researchers are trying to keep up

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