The overturning of Roe will affet the lives of millions of women.
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Scholars explain how the Supreme Court’s ruling on abortion is likely to affect women’s health.
Children living in low-income neighborhoods with ‘hands-off’ norms about safety showed higher levels of reactivity in a region of the brain associated with emotion processing and threat detection.
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The latest findings add to the understanding of how social disadvantage such as poverty and low-quality, unsafe housing can affect early child development.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed the U.S. Congress on March 16, 2022.
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History brought Ukraine’s plight home to people around the world, and helped mobilize political and military support against the Russian invasion.
‘A Sorcerer Comes to a Peasant Wedding,’ a 19th-century painting by Russian artist Vassily Maximov.
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The idea of a ‘witch’ was usually female in Western Europe, but not so in Orthodox Russia – partly because of the period’s rigid social hierarchies.
Opioids can help reduce the amount of medication needed to achieve anesthesia.
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Non-opioid directives allow patients to refuse opioids in all health care settings. For surgical procedures that require anesthesia, however, this may do more harm than good.
Kids say they have felt ignored amid policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic that seemed more focused on the fates of restaurants, bars and entertainment venues than keeping schools open and safe.
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Making room for the input of children and adolescents in responses to the next pandemic would help maintain their health, education, well-being and more.
Friends and families gather outside the civic center after the mass school shooting on May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas.
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A school shooting in a small Texas town was almost as deadly as the worst such event in US history. Such shootings have increased in frequency over the last few years.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk, shown at an electric vehicle factory, called ESG ratings ‘a scam’ after an index dropped Tesla.
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Sustainable investing’s credibility took a hit when the S&P 500 ESG index dropped the electric vehicle-maker but kept the oil giant. The SEC is now considering new disclosure rules.
The mifepristone pill is one option for medication abortion that can be purchased online and used at home.
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Three experts answer questions about the effectiveness, safety and side effects of medication abortion.
Biden invoked the Defense Production Act to help end the shortage of baby formula.
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Biden said the Defense Production Act would help end the shortage by directing suppliers of baby formula to prioritize delivery to formula manufacturers.
Menthol cigarettes were responsible for an estimated 377,000 premature deaths in the U.S. during the past 40 years.
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As the comment period begins for the FDA’s proposed ban, public health experts explain the stakes.
Room for any more at NATO? Not according to Turkey’s president.
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Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is against allowing two Nordic countries to join NATO over what he deems their support of ‘terrorists.’ His opposition will test the alliance’s unity.
L’alimentation peut influencer le programme génétique qui nous façonne.
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Les scientifiques commencent tout juste à décoder les messages génétiques contenus dans nos aliments – et à comprendre comment ils peuvent affecter notre santé.
A protester holds a sign reading ‘White Privilege Is The Problem’ at a rally against policy brutality and racial injustice in New York on Sept. 5, 2020.
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In this era of racial reckoning, words such as ‘white privilege’ have played a significant role in defining social problems plaguing America. But those words also have a downside.
Nanoparticles can help cancer drugs home in on tumors and avoid damaging healthy cells.
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The COVID-19 mRNA vaccines put nanomedicine in the spotlight as a potential way to treat diseases like cancer and HIV. While the field isn’t there yet, better design could help fulfill its promise.
Which side are you on? Well, actually …
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Not all nations have joined in a united front against Russia’s invasion. The conflict and talk of a new Cold War could reignite the nonaligned movement.
Common hazel dispersing pollen in early spring.
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Pollen brings seasonal misery to millions of Americans, but it serves a critical purpose: fertilizing many kinds of plants, including food crops.
Pan-assay interference compounds, or PAINS, often come up as false positives when researchers screen for potential drug candidates.
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While technological advancements have quickened the drug discovery process, some chemical compounds remain a common thorn in a researcher’s side.
Health claims around CBD grew after the FDA approved a drug containing CBD to treat seizures from two rare forms of epilepsy.
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Scholars weigh in on the known and unknown about marijuana and its incarnations.
From thalidomide to Viagra, drug repurposing salvaged failed treatments by giving them new targets.
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Drug repurposing can redeem failed treatments and squeeze out new uses from others. But many pharmaceutical companies are hesitant to retool existing drugs without a high return on investment.