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US life expectancy no longer catastrophic, now merely bad

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Moitshepi Matsheng and Noam Angrist are working to reduce HIV transmission in Botswana

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Gul Dolen wants to harness psychedelics for healing

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Ticora Jones has supercharged global development research

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Seye Abimbola hopes to amplify marginalized voices in the global health space

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Robin Carhart-Harris studies psychedelics to understand the mind

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Varsha Venugopal and Fiona Conlon are using gossip to save lives

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Nikki Teran wants to stop the next pandemic

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Ashley Muteti transformed her loss into social change in Kenya

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Scott O’Neill hopes to go out of business with his disease-fighting program

I give 10 percent of my income to charity. You should, too.

The US doesn’t have universal health care — but these states (almost) do

Many Americans with dementia can’t get the hospice care they need

How to talk to a loved one about their health

The US is normalizing the cruelest mass killing method to stop bird flu

Why are so few people getting the latest Covid-19 vaccine?

Psychedelics can have enormous benefits, but the risks shouldn’t be ignored

It’s getting increasingly dangerous to be a newborn in the US

The world’s largest child displacement crisis is in Sudan

Hollywood is missing the big picture on the opioid crisis

Patients don’t know how to navigate the US health system — and it’s costing them

The death toll from Gaza, explained

I’m getting malaria to help eradicate it (and you can too)

The mental health crisis among doctors is a problem for patients

Baby boomers are aging. Their kids aren’t ready.

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Who thought flexible spending accounts were a good idea?

Nearly 2 million kids have been kicked off Medicaid this year

Why you’ve never heard of this common eating disorder behavior — and why that’s a problem

Real mindfulness would transform the economy

What could cause a malaria comeback in the US — and what could stop it

The lifesaving, Nobel Prize-winning discovery that almost didn’t happen

What a striking new study of death in America misses

More young, healthy people should be getting Paxlovid when they get Covid

Inside the very strange, very expensive race to “de-age”

Governments once imagined a future without extreme poverty. What happened?

Another Covid-19 winter is coming. Here’s how to prepare.

Lead poisoning kills millions annually. One country is showing the way forward.

How Covid misinformation stayed one step ahead of Facebook

What happened to the family doctor?

Lead poisoning could be killing more people than HIV, malaria, and car accidents combined

The dangers of virus hunting

Is there anything Ozempic can’t do?

New Covid vaccines are coming out. The CDC wants you to get one.