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WASHINGTON (NPR) — There’s new pressure on the Food and Drug Administration to take action on the synthetic red dye after California passed a law to ban it last week…. Read More
WASHINGTON (NPR) — If an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, here’s a strategy that may help boost your mental health: Spend the next week observing your… Read More
WASHINGTON (NPR) — If you like to eat blueberries, apples, almonds, and other fruits that require pollination, you can thank a honeybee. Farmers could not grow these crops without the… Read More
WASHINGTON (NPR) — There’s plenty of one-size-fits-all nutrition advice. But there’s mounting evidence that people respond differently to food, given differences in biology, lifestyle and gut microbiomes. The National Institutes… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — If you’ve had a urinary tract infection, you’re in good company. About 60% of women will develop one in their lifetime. UTIs lead to more than… Read More
WASHINGTON (NPR) — If you think you’re too young to get colorectal cancer, consider this: About 20,000 people in the U.S. under the age of 50 will be diagnosed this… Read More
WASHINGTON (NPR) — Maybe you’ve seen the funny internet memes about high egg prices? Like the one where a guy gets on his knees to propose, but instead of a… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — From TikTok influencers talking it up to celebrities worrying about “ozempic face,” drugs like Wegovy and Ozempic are being touted as weight loss miracles in a… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Time is a thief, as my Uncle Dan loves to say, and if you want to achieve your most cherished life goals, you have to learn… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — It’s well known that weightlifting can strengthen our biceps and quads. Now, there’s accumulating evidence that strengthening the muscles we use to breathe is beneficial too…. Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The Affordable Care Act has survived many challenges in court, but the case of Kelley v. Becerra – now before a federal judge in Texas –… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The early days of lockdown restrictions had a profound effect on people’s daily lives. Alcohol sales skyrocketed, physical activity dropped off sharply, and “comfort eating” led… Read More
Social justice advocates and psychologists point to a range of strategies to promote racial justice, including using your creative energy and talents. Political engagement and self-care help, too.
The weather’s warming up and public spaces are starting to reopen. How do you decide what’s safe to do? We have guidance to help you compare and evaluate the risks.
Widespread testing is key to lifting social distancing and preventing more waves of COVID-19. But how do communities know if they’re doing sufficient testing to stay on top of outbreaks?
If you have COVID-19 or suspect you do, here’s what doctors say about what to expect and when you can stop isolating.
Despite enforcement efforts to stop teen vaping, kids are getting their hands on a new array of disposable products that come in sweet and fruity flavors.
The coronovirus has been declared a public health emergency in the U.S. and Trump Administration officials say the govenment is taking measures to contain the spread of the virus.
At least 8,000 people have died from the flu in the U.S. this season. The good news: Easy steps you can take now to protect against the flu may also help you steer clear of the new coronavirus.
New research finds millions of people are getting enough calories but not enough essential nutrients. We asked leading researchers how to fix the problem.
As more than 30 states have liberalized marijuana laws, the use and potency of the drug have increased. The surgeon general says there’s no safe amount of marijuana for adolescents and pregnant women.
Consumer groups are urging the USDA to change labeling rules for processed meats. They argue that “uncured” and “no nitrates added” labels may falsely lead people to believe these meats are healthier.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says people at high risk of being infected with HIV should be offered a daily pill containing antiretroviral medications. The drug’s cost remains a hurdle.
Some 11 million deaths annually are linked to diet-related diseases like diabetes and heart disease, a study finds. Researchers say that makes diet the leading risk factor for deaths around the world.
A study found consuming two eggs per day was linked to a 27 percent higher risk of developing heart disease. The finding reopens the debate about the potential risks of too much dietary cholesterol.