Trying to eat more protein to help build strength? Share your diet tips and recipes
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21h ago
What do you eat to support muscle strength? NPR is reporting on diet and strength-building and we'd love to hear your suggestions for protein-rich snacks and meals ..read more
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The science of IVF: What to know about Alabama's 'extrauterine children' ruling
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by Maria Godoy
2d ago
Why are so many frozen embryos created? And how is the Alabama Supreme Court ruling likely to affect IVF in the future? Here's what you need to know. (Image credit: Juan Gaertner ..read more
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Clues to a better understanding of chronic fatigue syndrome emerge from a major study
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by Will Stone
2d ago
After seven years of research, the findings shed light on the long-neglected illness. Scientists say the results could lead to future trials for potential treatments. (Image credit: Stacey Wescott ..read more
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E-bike head trauma soars as helmet use falls, study finds
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by Ronnie Cohen
4d ago
A new study shows that nearly 8,000 e-bike riders sought hospital care for head injuries in 2022. It's a huge increase and the majority of the injured riders were not wearing helmets. (Image credit: Chris Delmas ..read more
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More kids are dying of drug overdoses. Could pediatricians do more to help?
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by Martha Bebinger
4d ago
The surge in overdose deaths among teens is opening a new path to treatment: pediatricians. A doctor in Massachusetts shows how it works with a 17-year-old patient ..read more
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In Philadelphia's Kensington neighborhood, heroin is far from 'chic'
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by Guillermo A. Santos
5d ago
A young poet and writer who lost his father to opioid addiction says there's nothing cool about what the drugs did to his dad. So why are peers trying to look like emaciated people with addiction ..read more
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Bayer makes a deal on popular contraceptive with Mark Cuban's online pharmacy
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by Sydney Lupkin
6d ago
Bayer is adding two of its name-brand drugs to the roster of Cost Plus Drugs: the birth control pill Yaz and the menopause treatment Climara. (Image credit: studiostockart ..read more
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Millions of women are 'under-muscled'. These foods help build strength
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by Allison Aubrey
1w ago
We start to lose muscle in our 30s, and the loss accelerates with age, putting us at risk of frailty later in life. But what you eat — specifically how much protein — is a big part of the solution. (Image credit: Allison Aubrey ..read more
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Abortion pills that patients got via telehealth and the mail are safe, study finds
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by Selena Simmons-Duffin
1w ago
The study looks at 6,000 patients who got abortion pills after an online appointment. It found that 99.7% of those abortions were not followed by any serious adverse events. (Image credit: Jeff Roberson ..read more
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Americans who live alone report depression at higher rates, but social support helps
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by Rhitu Chatterjee
1w ago
The number of people living alone in the U.S. jumped to nearly 38 million. A new study shows people who live alone are more likely to report depression if they didn't have other social supports. (Image credit: Yana Iskayeva ..read more
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