US Health Posts

Making Data Useful

The Healthy Marketplace Index helps people compare health care costs in their communities to others.

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Malaria: Not In My Backyard? Think Again.

A new study shows the impact of malaria in the United States.

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Taking Out the Guess Work: How, What and When to Feed Your Baby

A new guide from Healthy Eating Research can help new parents keep their babies healthy.

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The Unexpected Force That’s Making Us Sick

Maine native Nick Seaver has noticed more of his friends talking about Lyme disease. What’s behind this trend?

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A Health Care Bill Congress Can Agree On

A new law could illuminate a path for how two increasingly divergent and distracted political parties can promote meaningful innovation in health.

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Not So Fast? People Are Standing Up for Obamacare and Repeal May Be Slowing Down

The new administration's momentum around repealing the Affordable Care Act has slowed. Here's why that shouldn't surprise us.

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Discrimination Makes Me Sick — Literally

Harvard professor David Williams explores the connections between racism and health. His research suggests that discrimination takes a physical toll on African Americans.

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Do Something About Something: Making Progress in the Age of Trump

After the November election, Burnesser Adam Zimmerman felt powerless. So he did the only thing he could think of to make that feeling go away: started working for progress in his own community.

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It Started in a Dusty Basement, Next to a 300-Pound Fish Fossil

Once an aspiring paleontologist, Burnesser Carol Schadelbauer reflects on how an internship at the Cleveland Natural History Museum led her to her true passion: helping scientists talk about their work so that others understand and care.

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Americans May Gain Access to Cuba’s Groundbreaking Medicines

Due to the Obama administration’s recent actions, life-saving treatments developed in Cuba can now enter the normal regulatory process at the Food and Drug Administration, and, if approved, begin benefiting American patients.

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