How Crohn’s Disease Changed My Routines
Living with Crohn's disease means you need to be flexible in your daily routines. Learn one woman's tricks for living with Crohn's disease.
How to Stop Nighttime Coughing
Nighttime coughs may affect your sleep quality. Learn tips for relief so you can get the rest you need for healing.
Even Women Doctors Find Their Symptoms Aren’t Taken Seriously
Female doctors-turned-patients share their insights about why women’s symptoms are so often dismissed – and how to fix it.
Could U.S. Measles Cases Break a Record This Year? What to Know
Within the first 3 months of 2024, the U.S. surpassed the total number of measles cases recorded in all of 2023. Could the nation break a record this year? Here's what to know.
Emulsifiers Make Food Appetizing yet Bring Health Dangers
Emulsifiers don’t necessarily equal junk food. Such substances can be found in many foods that are often considered healthy, such as some low-fat Greek yogurts, trail mix bars, or oat milk.
We asked readers on social media and in our weekly newsletter to share their thoughts about their most worrisome health concerns. What is one disease or medical issue for which you would most like …
One of the greatest advancements in women’s rights, equality, and healthcare was born in Chicago   Fact checked by Shannon Sparks   For 73-year-old Sue Straus, there is a distinct before and …
One of the greatest advancements in women’s rights, equality, and healthcare was born in Chicago   Fact checked by Shannon Sparks   For 73-year-old Sue Straus, there is a distinct before and …
Fact checked by Shannon Sparks   Daniel Hale Williams, born in 1850s Pennsylvania, faced challenges from an early age. His father died when he was young. His mother abandoned him. And, in …

Tylenol During Pregnancy Won’t Increase Risk of ADHD, Autism

New findings should bring comfort to pregnant people who need pain relief, given that full-dose aspirin and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs have been shown to pose serious risks to pregnant …

Reducing maternal death rates for Black women will take concerted, cooperative action 

By Rachel Crumpler Almost six years ago, Tomeka Isaac said she came very close to joining a list no one wants to be part of — the tally of Black women who have died related to pregnancy. In May …

Over 20,000 children in NC have a parent who’s incarcerated. A handful of them visited prison for a day of bonding and connecting.

By Rachel Crumpler “Daddy, look at what I painted.” “You need to watch Stranger Things.” “Dad, I made the honor roll.” These are pretty run-of-the-mill things kids tell their dads at …

City-country mortality gap widens amid persistent holes in rural health care access

By Jazmin Orozco Rodriguez In Matthew Roach’s two years as vital statistics manager for the Arizona Department of Health Services, and 10 years previously in its epidemiology program, he has …
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