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Why opting out of opioids can be dangerous in the operating room

Opioids can help reduce the amount of medication needed to achieve anesthesia. gpointstudio/iStock via Getty Images PlusCurrently, patients in seven states can tell their physicians they don’t want to be ...
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What is ectopic pregnancy? A reproductive health expert explains

In an ectopic pregnancy, when the growing embryo causes a uterine tube rupture like the one in this micrograph, the patient could die from internal bleeding or infection without emergency ...
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What is ectopic pregnancy? A reproductive health expert explains

In an ectopic pregnancy, when the growing embryo causes a uterine tube rupture like the one in this micrograph, the patient could die from internal bleeding or infection without emergency ...
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Qué hay detrás de la escasez de leche de fórmula para bebés en EEUU y cómo asegurarnos de que no se repita

La escena que encuentran muchos padres estadounidenses que buscan comprar leche de fórmula. Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty ImagesLa escasez de leche de fórmula para bebés se ha sumado a los ...
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Nasal COVID-19 vaccines help the body prepare for infection right where it starts – in your nose and throat

Seven nasal vaccines for COVID-19 are currently in clinical trials around the world. VSargues/iStock via Getty ImagesImagine inhaling just a few drops of liquid or mist to get protected from ...
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What is a medication, or medical, abortion? 5 questions answered by 3 doctors

The mifepristone pill is one option for medication abortion that can be purchased online and used at home. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty ImagesAbortion access is in the headlines after Politico ...
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CBT? DBT? Psychodynamic? What type of therapy is right for me?

Working with a therapist can help you manage or improve your mental health. elenabs/iStock via Getty Images PlusSince ancient times, cultures across the world have understood that human suffering can ...
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Why a US task force is recommending anxiety screening in kids 8 and older

Anxiety is the most common mental health problem affecting U.S. children. Brian A. Jackson/iStock via Getty ImagesThe U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued a draft statement in April 2022 recommending ...
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Nonprofit drugmaker Civica Rx is taking aim at the high insulin prices harming people with diabetes

High insulin prices are leaving some people who need the drug without access. Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty ImagesDoctors have been treating diabetes with insulin since 1922. A century later, about ...
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Ovarian cancer is not a silent killer – recognizing its symptoms could help reduce misdiagnosis and late detection

Ovarian cancer is more likely to be cured with early diagnosis. Pornpak Khunatorn/iStock via Getty Images PlusOvarian cancer is the most deadly of gynecologic tumors. Fewer than 40% of those ...
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