At any given moment, millions of doctors and medical researchers across the globe are working toward a singular goal: that no illness should be a death sentence. One large leap was taken toward accomplishing that goal recently, when for the second time in history an HIV patient was cured of …

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is planning to use a different method to estimate the "future health risks of air pollution" in an analysis of a proposed new rule, which could "drastically" decrease the projected number of premature deaths from air pollution, The New York Times repo…

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An estimated 5.8 million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer’s dementia in 2019, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. This includes an estimated 5.6 million people age 65 and older and 200,000 people younger than 65 who have younger-onset Alzheimer’s. One in 10 people …

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Dr. Jodi Gold, Director of the Gold Center for Mind Health and Wellness, outlines how to help a person who may be contemplating suicide.

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John Draper, the director of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, talks to CNN's Alisyn Camerota about survivor's guilt in the days, weeks, and years following tragic incidents -- both man-made and natural.

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As cliché as it may sound, it’s also a fact: Doing good is good for everyone. Altruism is beneficial to your mental health, physical well-being and sense of belonging. A recent study revealed that volunteering for as little as two hours every week can be instrumental to your health. The same…

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VINTON – Nurses are vital links in the care needed by every patient seeking to recover from ill health. They are passionate about their profession and proud of the impact they can have in the lives of people.

State Attorney General Josh Kaul announced Thursday, May 16, that Wisconsin is filing a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma L.P. alleging the maker of OxyContin helped ignite the drug crisis with deceptive marketing claims.

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When it comes to neck pain, many patients seek out chiropractic care. In fact, there are several studies demonstrating that manual therapies performed by doctors of chiropractic can offer significant benefits for non-specific or mechanical neck pain as well as neck pain arising from injuries…

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When W. Kamau Bell and his wife Melissa knew they didn't want more kids, they had to have an honest conversation about their family planning. This is the story of one couple's journey to choose a vasectomy.

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Ricardo Pun-Chong, the 2018 CNN Hero of the Year, runs a shelter in Peru for sick children and their families. The plight of one young girl there inspired fellow Hero Amanda Boxtel to organize a life-changing special delivery.

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When W. Kamau Bell and his wife Melissa knew they didn't want more kids, they had to have an honest conversation about their family planning. This is the story of one couple's journey to choose a vasectomy.

WASHINGTON - Most states are keeping a close eye on opioid overdose deaths, but they may need to start focusing on cocaine and other stimulants as well. It turns out that the same lethal drug that has been driving the nation's spiraling opioid epidemic is also causing a historic surge in ove…

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Denice Burnett thought somebody must have made a mistake. She had gone to the doctor for a routine mammogram and the nurse called her to say it had to be redone.