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The earliest years of life play a decisive role in a child's prospects for a healthy life, explains Harvard's Jack Shonkoff.
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Here’s how to you can do an up-to-date analysis of tests, cases and deaths in your state.
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Veteran science journalist Lisa Krieger gives a quick masterclass on breaking down the crisis into meaningful stories.
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Village Health Works has rebuilt a war-torn Burundian village, teaching community members who used to kill each other to instead care for one another. Seattle's global health community is on board.

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Harvard University’s Center on the Developing Child floats a two-generation pronged theory for improving childhood development.

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Jose Arreola’s parents told him at age five that he couldn’t speak Spanish in public, and couldn’t tell anyone where the family was from, or his mom and dad could be taken away....

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COACHELLA, Calif. – Cristian Cabrera was working in the grape fields with her family last summer, saving money for the fall semester, when she received a text from a friend. “Have you heard the good news?” The news was life-changing for Cabrera and other undocumented college students.

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You’d hope organ donors would be dead beyond any doubt when their organs are harvested, but in his new book, Dick Teresi argues that they may not be dead enough.

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Missed Coachella Live? Health journalists have their own version this week at the Association of Health Care Journalists Conference in Atlanta. Here's a preview.

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Health reform’s second birthday today is partially eclipsed by intense media coverage of next week’s unprecedented Supreme Court hearings on whether it will survive. Here’s a roundup of smart analysis on both fronts.

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