Dr. Pamela Prickett explains how states handle the dead who are left without any relatives or loved ones to bury them.
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According to Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute, 66% of all U.S. adults use prescription drugs – and a majority of those are generic. So why don’t we know where these products are made?
Are robots helping or hurting the human workforce; Rewarding someone for a job well done may be a mistake; Pregnant women no longer have to give up caffeine; One more reason to get your eight hours of sleep each night.
Efforts to improve the health habits of children have largely failed; A recent study in reveals that our gender determines how our muscles interact with other metabolic tissue; Does toxic air damage our brains?; Video games may not be rotting our brains after all.
Only 7% of Americans have good cardiometabolic health; How light affects your mood; The secret to a long life; How cigar labels are misleading consumers.
It’s no secret mercury can harm our health, so why are dangerous exposures still prevalent? Dr. Charles Driscoll explains how mercury’s invaded all parts of our lives, and the government’s erratic policies surrounding the element.
Dr. Timothy Harrison, a deputy director at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, explains the still-persistent social stigma and how government entities are increasing access to HIV care.
Public health agencies have issued safety recommendations, but with growing mistrust in these institutions, will anyone heed the advice? An expert discusses how the pandemic helped foster this rocky relationship.
Though many countries have outlawed commercial surrogacy, states in America are beginning to legalize it. Experts weigh in on the ethical implications of commercialized surrogacy.
While stay-at-home orders were great for slowing the spread of Covid, they essentially trapped victims with their abusers. As numbers of domestic violence reports rose, women’s shelters were overwhelmed with people in need of safe housing.
The No Surprises Act protects patients from having to pay for emergency services at out-of-network facilities and other similar situations. Katie Keith describes why this law is necessary to protect patients.
Smartwatches can now track your Covid symptoms. Guns are now the leading cause of death among adolescents. And more medical headlines.