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More Somali Americans, targets of many “anti-vaxxer” efforts, are nonetheless getting their children immunized.
What happened in the United States as the moon passed in front of the sun.
A key National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine study on coal mining in the Appalachian Mountains is under review over whether it's worth the money.
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Get a glimpse of what it's like in these states along the path of totality.
Tiffany died at age 49, surrounded by people but survived by no gorillas, whom she never really cared for.
But he never anticipated the site's connection to an event of such astronomical magnitude.
In an effort to reduce the need for opioids, some studies have looked at alternatives.
The opioid crisis is forcing hospices to consider how to control drugs in the home.
Some people have to work (or oversleep) during the eclipse.
“We thought we were invincible, as most teenagers do,” said Roger Duvall, who briefly looked at a partial eclipse without protective eyewear.
The mayor of East Chicago, Ind., ordered everyone to leave a Superfund site one year ago. But for some, that wasn’t so easy.
Oregon entrepreneurs offer many ways to intensify Monday's celestial spectacle
An exhibit at the National Museum of Health and Medicine displays products of art therapy.
Residents of Carbondale, Ill., are incredulous at their cosmic good fortune — they really needed these eclipses.
Boosters tout skin, mood and even anti-cancer benefits. Here’s what the science says.
Peyton West was born with only the right side of his heart functioning, his family said.
Documenting their last months helped me hang on to every moment.
Minorities go underrepresented in these important research efforts.
In Oregon’s sunny desert, one of the clearest viewing points, things are getting smoky.
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Despite having more financial “skin in the game” than ever, many consumers don’t make any attempt to compare prices for health care services, a newly released study found. In a survey of nearly 3,000...
After Raven Mosser gave birth six years ago, she woke up to a social worker in her hospital room. Her newborn son had been born exposed to opioids — drugs she had been abusing for years. If she didn’t...