The NFL has gotten all sorts of bad publicity about concussions lately. So an NFL doctor is reassuring everyone that the worries are overblown

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If you’ve ever watched Giada de Laurentiis make gooey chocolate-hazelnut spread or a rich carbonara pasta dish, you may have wondered: How can she cook like this and maintain her slim figure? Well, sorry to say, but a new study published in the journal Appetite suggests that many of of us home cooks who watch cooking shows can’t pull this off

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A new report from Health and Human Services finds that the uninsured rate has fallen from 20.3 percent prior to the health-care law down to 13.2 percent at the start of 2015. This is a 7.1 percentage-point decrease in the uninsured rate — or, to put it another way, a 35-percent decline in the number of Americans who lack insurance coverage

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As researchers try to compress a clinical process that can take a decade into a fraction of the time, they are confronting the same volatile mix of skepticism, fear, false rumor and understandable mistrust that helped spread Ebola in the first place

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March 13, 2015

Vaccination, Breastfeeding, And The Future of Public Health: A Q&A with one of our Hecht-Levi Fellows, Stephanie Morain

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The ethical issues that come with crowdfunded healthcare. “If we use crowdsourcing for healthcare costs as a way to replace what a good healthcare system might do, then we’re really creating a new health disparity,” said Margaret Moon, a bioethicist and professor of pediatrics at Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

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Tech giant Apple introduces mobile platform for biomedical research

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The advocacy group Compassion & Choices says that bills on aid-in-dying have been introduced this year in Alaska, California, Colorado, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, Wyoming and Utah. Court cases have surfaced in New York and California

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