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Haunting 'Roma' Scene Shines Rare Spotlight on Stillbirths

Haunting 'Roma' Scene Shines Rare Spotlight on Stillbirths

By Lindsey Tanner | Feb 22
Of all the little moments of joy and strife that fill the top-nominated Oscar film "Roma," the most gut-wrenching takes place in a Mexico City hospital room, where a doctor coolly tells a frightened young woman, "Your baby was born dead."

3 Myths About Transition-Related Care for Trans People

3 Myths About Transition-Related Care for Trans People

Feb 21
Insurance carve-outs for transition-related care are illegal. But that hasn't stopped some from continuing to deny transgender people the care they need. Here's the truth about transition-related healthcare.

Genes Linked to Blindness Could Lead to New Therapies

Genes Linked to Blindness Could Lead to New Therapies

By Ala Moshiri , University of California, Davis | Feb 20
Inherited diseases of the eye account for at least 2 million cases of blindness worldwide. A few hundred genes that cause eye disease have been identified, but in many cases the cause is unknown because not all eye disease genes have been identified.

8 Ways Digital Dentistry is Revolutionizing the Patient Experience

8 Ways Digital Dentistry is Revolutionizing the Patient Experience

Feb 20
Dentistry is undergoing a revolution as digital dentistry moves from concept to reality.

The High Cost Of Sex: Insurers Often Don't Pay For Drugs To Treat Problems

The High Cost Of Sex: Insurers Often Don't Pay For Drugs To Treat Problems

By Michelle Andrews | Feb 19
For some older people, the joy of sex may be tempered by financial concerns: Can they afford the medications they need to improve their experience between the sheets?

2020 Hopeful Warren to Unveil Universal Child Care Plan

2020 Hopeful Warren to Unveil Universal Child Care Plan

By Elana Schor | Feb 19
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is planning to unveil a universal child care plan that would guarantee American families access to child care.

Discharged, Dismissed: ERs Often Miss Chance To Set Overdose Survivors On 'Better Path'

Discharged, Dismissed: ERs Often Miss Chance To Set Overdose Survivors On 'Better Path'

By Rachel Bluth | Feb 18
A means to divert addicted patients into treatment remains elusive, creating a missed opportunity in the health system.

Researchers Find Clues That Depression May Speed Brain Aging

Researchers Find Clues That Depression May Speed Brain Aging

By Lauran Neergaard | Feb 16
Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are peeking inside living brains to tell if depression might worsen that decline — and finding some worrisome clues.

Modern Life's Most Common Stressors

Modern Life's Most Common Stressors

Feb 15
Phone batteries dying, sticking to plans, and slow WiFi — these are just some of the modern causes of stress plaguing Americans today, according to new research.

'Mexican Oxy' Pills Hit Arizona Hard

'Mexican Oxy' Pills Hit Arizona Hard

By Anita Snow | Feb 15
A profitable new business for drug gangs has pushed the synthetic opioid to the top spot for fatal U.S. overdoses.

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