Aetna settled a lawsuit for $17 million Wednesday over a data breach that happened in the summer of 2017. The privacy of as many as 12,000 people insured by Aetna was compromised in a very low-tech way: the fact that they had been taking HIV drugs was revealed through the clear window of the envelope

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Policy in UK stirs debate. One local health committee in the UK has announced a controversial policy “to support patients whose health is at risk from smoking or being very overweight.”

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Concern over illicit use and addiction is putting morphine out of reach for millions of patients globally who need it for pain relief

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After his son’s suicide aged 18, Steve Mallen sees the world differently. Along with a growing number of mental health experts, he wants to reduce the rate of suicide across the world, and is aiming for zero. Simon Usborne finds out more

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The statement, an email this month from the executive committee of the American Psychoanalytic Association to its 3,500 members, represents the first significant crack in the profession’s decades-old united front aimed at preventing experts from discussing the psychiatric aspects of politicians’ behavior. It will likely make many of its members feel more comfortable speaking openly about President Trump’s mental health

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It’s a standard sign at many convenience and grocery stores around the country, usually posted near the prepared food line and aimed at customers paying by Electronic Benefits Transfer, the debit card for food stamps

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HPV-related oral and genital cancers are on the rise — yet we’re under-using the vaccine that can prevent them

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My Many Selves

June 13, 2017

How I learned to live with multiple personalities. Emma Young meets a woman with dissociative identity disorder and discovers what happens when you lose your sense of being an individual

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