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The States Attacking Obamacare Would Suffer the Most If Coverage for Pre-Existing Conditions Goes Away

Nine of the 11 states with the highest rates of pre-existing conditions have signed onto the lawsuit to strike down the Affordable Care Act.
Harriet Rowan, Kaiser Health News
18 hours ago
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body

When Is Peeing Too Often the Sign of a Problem?

“I talk to people who just let it drop that they go to the bathroom 20 times a day. They don’t realize that’s unusual.”
Nick Keppler
a day ago
disability
disability

New York City Is a Nightmare for Disabled People

The subway is a mess, and taxis and rideshares aren’t always accommodating to disabled passengers.
S.E. Smith
3 days ago
mental health
mental health

This Is How a Therapist Decides How Much They Need to Praise You

Strength-based perspective therapy plays out kind of as a “rent-a-friend” dynamic with deeper psychological analysis happening in-session.
Michael Stahl
3 days ago
LGBTQ health
LGBTQ health

Here's What Being LGBTQ Can Do to Your Health

Being gay in 2018 means dealing with the health repercussions of old school discrimination plus new, startling research about heart health and cancer.
Joanne Spataro
a day ago
drinking
drinking

Young Adults Are Increasingly Dying of Alcohol-Related Liver Disease

Cirrhosis deaths have increased in every state but one.
Jesse Hicks
2 days ago
genetics
genetics

When You Have a Serious Genetic Disease, Who Has the Right to Know?

One woman is suing her father’s doctor for not disclosing that he has a fatal, heritable condition.
Shaun Raviv
2 days ago
mental health
mental health

Beef Jerky and Other Processed Meats Might Be Linked to Manic Episodes

People hospitalized for mania were three times more likely to have recently eaten meats like beef jerky, salami, hot dogs, or bacon.
Shayla Love
2 days ago
Asking for a friend
Asking for a friend

Does Wearing Headphones Lead to Hearing Loss?

The World Health Organization has warned that millions of young people may be listening to music too loud. Are we all damaging our hearing by spending so many waking hours with two miniature speakers stuffed into our ears?
Nick Keppler
5.10.18
Eat This
Eat This

Fixing Your Mind Might Start With Your Stomach

Mainstream medicine is coming around on the notion of treating anxiety with food.
Maggie Puniewska
12.13.16
pain
pain

Everything You Need to Know About Spraining Your Tooth

Grinding your teeth at night, clenching your jaw during the day, and biting your nails can traumatize your tooth ligaments, leading to serious pain.
Matt Jancer
4 days ago
body
body

Gyms Are Home to Extreme Tanning Bed Use

"Three gym chains alone house over 10,000 tanning beds nationwide.”
Sherry Pagoto
2 days ago
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