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A personality test can’t tell you who you are

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A guide to meditation for people who think they can’t meditate

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A 10-year-old Ohio rape victim got an abortion. Now her doctor is being punished.

The next frontier for Ozempic: Health insurance

The cancer-reducing birth control method you might not have heard of

The psychedelic renaissance is at risk of missing the bigger picture

Why more mammograms aren’t the solution to breast cancer

Hundreds of thousands of Americans are losing Medicaid every month

Half the world is at risk of dengue. Why is there no universal way to prevent it?

It’s not just climate disasters. “Normal” weather is getting weirder, too.

How to talk about pregnancy loss

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Don’t let AI fears of the future overshadow present-day causes

A frightening virus is killing a massive number of wild birds

Mental illness is not responsible for America’s guns crisis

A Covid outbreak at a CDC conference is ironic. But is it a big deal?

What the ending of the WHO’s Covid emergency does (and doesn’t) change

The FDA approves a breakthrough vaccine 50 years in the making

Why the world should celebrate Smallpox Eradication Day

The surgeon general says loneliness is as deadly as smoking

A leading cause of maternal mortality is something few moms worry about

Can a 50-year-old treaty still keep the world safe from the changing threat of bioweapons?

How Ron DeSantis transformed into an anti-public health crusader

The US foreign aid budget could do a lot more good. This House bill wants to force it to.

What is misoprostol? Crucial questions about the other abortion drug.

3 theories to explain why syphilis rates are exploding among women

The devil lurking in the dust

The pregnancy risks of Ozempic and Wegovy need more attention

6 questions about mifepristone and abortion access, answered

Republicans want to force doctors to mislead patients about reversing abortions

Mifepristone is safe

The ongoing, unnecessary Adderall shortage, explained

Why this toxic algae is quietly ruining all your beach days

Joe Biden’s newest primary challenger is an anti-vaxxer Kennedy scion

Why we’re scared of AI and not scared enough of bio risks

Can we solve the EpiPen cost crisis? 

The number of uninsured Americans is about to jump dramatically

What is Narcan? The opioid overdose spray, explained.

Why don’t we have vaccines for fungal infections?

How the US can stop the spread of Candida auris, a drug-resistant fungus

Why the news is so negative — and what we can do about it


Why the dyslexic brain is misunderstood

The gas stove wars are far from over

The doomers are wrong about humanity’s future — and its past