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rights

How Fear of Deportation Affects the Body

It's not enough that it wreaks havoc on a person's mental health.
Melissa Pandika
1.30.18
yikes
yikes

Smoking One Cigarette a Day Is Way Worse than Experts Thought

There is no such thing as safe smoking whatsoever, this study concludes.
Troy Farah
1.24.18
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Extreme Triathletes Could Be Putting Their Hearts at Risk, Study Finds

The most significant factor appears to be how hardcore these specific athletes were.
Nick Keppler
11.22.17
Living With It
Living With It

Doctors are Finally Figuring Out How to Treat My Brother's Rare Disease

At the first-ever clinic that treats adults with 22q, we'd received more information in a two-hour period than we had in the previous 18 years.
Brianne Spiker
11.10.17
guide to healthcare
guide to healthcare

The Most Common Blood Pressure Test Is Often Inaccurate

A misdiagnosis of high blood pressure could lead to people being prescribed unnecessary medication.
James Sharman
7.26.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

Yes, You Absolutely Can Be Fat and Fit

There's a lot that recent news stories have overlooked.
Trevor Thieme, CSCS
6.13.17
You're Killing Me
You're Killing Me

It's Not Looking Good for People Who Live in Big Cities

Start spreading the news.
Jesse Hicks
6.5.17
Stuck in the 50s
Stuck in the 50s

Medical Studies Still Exclude People of Color

And that's a huge problem.
Alexandra Ossola
6.2.17
Sobriety Check
Sobriety Check

Don't Buy Red Wine Because You Think It's Healthy

If you have cancer in your family, you might want to consider giving it up altogether.
Markham Heid
5.12.17
The Future of Cancer
The Future of Cancer

Black Americans Are Living Longer—But Still Not as Long as White People

A black child born in 2014 can expect to live 75.6 years versus 79 years for a white child born that year.
Olga Oksman
5.5.17
Eat This
Eat This

Once and For All, Saturated Fat is Not the Devil

Cardiologists want you to know this.
Olga Oksman
4.26.17
Eat This
Eat This

Bad Cholesterol Isn't Actually Always Bad

But pinpointing the exact moment it turns against you can be surprisingly tricky.
Markham Heid
4.25.17