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The Gunshot Wounds No One Can See
It's not just about surviving: The trauma of a firearm injury has long-term repercussions for survivors and their families.
Supplements Aren't Cancer Treatments
Taking nutritional supplements to try to treat cancer or prevent a recurrence is not good medicine. And they may interfere with treatments.
The Medicare Enrollment Blitz Doesn’t Include Options to Move Into Medigap
If you're 65 or over you have until December 7 to adjust your Medicare policy. The problem is, it may already be too late for some changes.
Vaccines and the Delta Variant
The vaccine rollout in Scotland gave researchers a way to test their effectiveness against the Delta variant. The results were impressive.
Non-Surgical Approaches to Obesity Treatment
There are new, non-invasive treatments available and coming for obesity. Few people are taking advantage of them. Insurance is one factor.
The Benefits of Checking Blood Pressure at Home
People with high blood pressure do best when they monitor their pressure often. They find this is easiest when they take their BP at home.
A Simpler, More Accurate, COVID Test
A saliva COVID test called DRUL is safer, more sensitive, and less expensive than comparable COVID screening tools. Just spit into a cup.
Keeping An Eye on Kids' Success in School
A program that tests kids' vision to make sure they can see the blackboard and their assignments can yield big improvements in performance.
Voluntary Reductions of Salt and Sugar Would Bring Huge Health and Economic Gains
Modest reductions in the sugar in packaged foods and beverages could prevent millions of heart problems, save $4 billion in healthcare costs
COVID Vaccines Give People — and the Economy — a Shot
Data show that vaccines prevented millions of cases and saved as much as $1.4 trillion in just the first five months they were available.
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