A new grant will go straight after a leading killer of kids under five: undernutrition

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Nancy Hudson was the clinic’s director as Obamacare rolled out and now consults for the clinic. She expected the insurance exchange, or marketplace, established under the Affordable Care Act would reduce the number of uninsured patients the clinic sees. The opposite happened, she says

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Mark Daly: It felt like I had crossed the line. I may not be an elite athlete, but I’m still an athlete. And I had just taken my first shot of EPO

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As out-of-pocket costs for health care have risen, people are increasingly shopping for their medical care and comparing reviews. And younger consumers who have grown up on Yelp and Rate My Professors expect the same seamless, digital experience with health care that they have used in other aspects of their lives

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Residents of some neighborhoods in Baltimore have limited access to pharmacies and the medications and supplies that they provide

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Under the new system, the difficult decision of whether to withhold drugs won’t be made by the doctor on duty, Garcia says. Instead, a hospital panel made up of doctors and administrators will meet once a month to decide whether patients flagged for unhealthy behavior should officially be labeled abusers

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As the school year winds down, it’s safe to assume that many college students used stimulants such as Ritalin and Adderall to get through finals. While the students may have been motivated to improve their odds of getting good grades, a new study suggests that students’ reasons for taking simulants isn’t so blatantly opportunistic

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Can a robotic teddy bear help alleviate anxiety, pain and isolation for children in a hospital?

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