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In-home upgrades are supposed to help kids avoid asthma attacks, missed school days and visits to the emergency room.

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The Affordable Care Act was crafted with an ambitious goal of expanding health care coverage to millions of uninsured Americans. But they won’t enroll if they don’t know about available policies or if it’s too cumbersome or confusing to sign up for coverage.

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Where you live—and who you are—plays a big part in how long you’ll live. If you live in poverty in California’s San Joaquin Valley, and you're Latino, you’re twice as likely to die prematurely as someone who is white and lives in an upper-class community.

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In 2010, when I started researching the health effects of climate change for my book, Fevered, it seemed like this looming threat wasn’t on the nation’s radar screens. I was pessimistic that changes could be made in time to avert catastrophe. But as I drilled down, I was pleasantly surprised to disc

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Studies have linked loneliness and social isolation to an array of potentially devastating health challenges, including Alzheimer’s and other neurologically degenerative conditions, diabetes, overweight and obesity, high blood pressure and heart disease.

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One billion dollars a year could be saved a year if Medicare adopted the VA's prescribing habits, according to a recent paper in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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It is hard to find a more impassioned group than conceal carriers who contend that they keep themselves and others safe by being armed. Yet is it true? Reports by ABC's 20/20 and the Violence Policy Institute indicate no.

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After hours of emotional debate, the Texas Senate late on Tuesday evening approved omnibus legislation to tighten abortion restrictions.

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Diabetes-related deaths have reached an all-time high in New York City, and communities of color are being hit the hardest.

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Many higher-priced properties offer smoke-free apartments, now, that amenity is available to some public housing residents.

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