But a curable disease? If this controversial idea gains acceptance, it could radically change the way we treat getting old

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Those with the least understanding of science oppose it the most and also think they know the most, a study showed

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Many patients like Bacon struggle to get insurance coverage for their mental health treatment, even though two federal laws were designed to bring parity between mental and physical health care coverage. Recent studies and a legal case suggest serious disparities remain

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Matteo, 25, a suitor on The Bachelorette, says he is a sperm donor with 114 kids—is that too many? The US has never considered this issue a necessary one to regulate. While countries such as the UK, Germany, and the Netherlands limit how many children a single donor can have

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How prepared is the Trump administration for an influx of unaccompanied minors at the border? A new complaint shows shelters in New Jersey were already failing to respond when kids got hurt or sick

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The real border crisis is what hospitals near the southern border see every day. It manifests as broken bones, lost appendages, and severe dehydration. It is the thousands of people marooned in ICE detention centers. It is the families seeking asylum who are met with violence…

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“When people get signed up for Medicaid, it increases the likelihood that they will seek all types of medical care including more visits to primary care doctors, and even when patients are not explicitly seeking care for opioid addiction, the greater contact with the health system creates more opportunities…” said lead study author Brendan Saloner

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Millions of Americans have taken antidepressants for many years. What happens when it’s time to stop?

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