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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Our Brendan Saloner on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), a withdrawal condition that is the result of prenatal exposure to opioids, and the impact of community social stress on opioid use and NAS

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Regulators had accused Mutual of Omaha of denying policies to applicants, mostly gay men, who took medication to protect against the infection

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We decided to protect her. The radiologist doing my ultrasound had just finished pointing out a cluster of alarming abnormalities in our developing daughter, using a slew of medical terms my husband and I, both medical students, were grimly familiar with

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This Apple Watch includes new features designed to detect falls and heart problems. With descriptions like “part guardian, part guru” and “designed to improve your health … and powerful enough to protect it,” the tech giant signaled its move toward preventive health and a much wider demographic

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One of science’s best tools for understanding obesity is debunking myths about metabolism

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An effort led by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs aims to combat the social and cultural stigmas that prevent some men in parts of Africa from knowing their HIV status

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