As a sprawling national opioid trial looms, they say babies who suffer withdrawal after birth need money earmarked to monitor their health.

“There is this climate of concern whether you can make a statement based on facts,” an employee at the National Institutes of Health said.

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Kids playing the sport can face the threat of concussions, cognitive troubles and behavioral problems.

  • Robert C. Cantu and Mark Hyman
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Physicians, others argue that just because such products are on store shelves doesn’t mean they’re safe for your children.

  • Erin Blakemore
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Early deaths, cardiovascular disease may be linked to high consumption of such food, studies say.

The doctors are seeing more 20-something patients because of convenience, health needs and parental insurance coverage to age 26. And that’s ok — mostly.

  • Caren Chesler
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Today, there is a growing recognition that help from parents and other relatives is critical to the well-being of LGBT youth.

  • Marlene Cimons
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Austin school district’s clinics quickly help youths struggling with depression, anxiety, other trauma-related issues.

  • David Leffler
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Later school start times found high schoolers and middle-schoolers less sleepy and generally more engaged in academics.

  • Linda Searing
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Experts think that we might be oversanitizing the environment for children, which could be leading to common health problems.

  • Cosby Stone
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It’s a skill you may need, especially if you know someone who takes large doses of prescription opioids or abuses such drugs.

  • Erin Blakemore
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State and federal health officials are investigating dozens of cases of mystery lung illnesses related to vaping in young people across the country. The states include California, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed graphic health warnings for cigarette packages to raise further awareness about smoking risks.

The women's health clinic has said the changes are morally wrong and could potentially endanger the lives of its patients.

The drug was developed by a nonprofit group, in what some hope will become an alternative model since drug companies have largely abandoned the unprofitable work.

Health and Human Services did not conduct a single on-site visit of independent living programs, its inspector general found.

If finalized, the task force’s guidelines would make screening free or low-cost.

One of the largest-ever surveys on attitudes about abortion shows an increased partisan divide. But support for abortion remains steady, with no more than a quarter of residents in any state supporting a total ban.

The flight attendant, who had reportedly received one of two immunizations, had been in a coma since April.

How does a woman who describes herself as "nasty and evil" get revenge? A viral video telling men she gave them HIV.

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