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

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Putting a price on longevity or well-being is tricky, but not impossible

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“It happens a lot,” Siefman says. The Unity Health Care clinic, where Melanie Siefman practices, serves mostly low-income, mostly African-American patients. She says her patients often miss vaccinations because of struggles in their parents’ lives

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An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government officials

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Our Travis Rieder talks about his forthcoming book, ‘In Pain’, and explores the role of prescription opioids in American medicine with folks from the Advanced Academic Programs at Johns Hopkins

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