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Out Actor Colton Haynes Shares Hospital Pics to Help Those Struggling with Addiction

Out Actor Colton Haynes Shares Hospital Pics to Help Those Struggling with Addiction

Aug 20
Out actor Colton Haynes has discussed his addiction and mental health in the past but he took to Instagram this week to share photos of himself during "dark times" when hew as hospitalized last year after a drug and alcohol bender.

No, Eating Chocolate Won't Cure Depression

No, Eating Chocolate Won't Cure Depression

Aug 20
A recent study published in the journal Depression and Anxiety has attracted widespread media attention. But the results might not be as sweet as you think.

DIY Tech Gives People More Freedom In Managing Diabetes

DIY Tech Gives People More Freedom In Managing Diabetes

By Heidi de Marco | Aug 20
Using instructions freely available online, do-it-yourselfers ? who belong to what's known as the "open-source community" ? close the loop between an insulin pump and a continuous glucose monitor.

Brand-Name Drug Prices Rising at Slower Pace, Lower Amounts

Brand-Name Drug Prices Rising at Slower Pace, Lower Amounts

By Linda A. Johnson, Nicky Forster | Aug 20
Drug companies are still raising prices for brand-name prescription medicines, just not as often or by as much as they used to, according to an Associated Press analysis.

Doctors Say New Rule Will Mean Sicker Immigrants

Doctors Say New Rule Will Mean Sicker Immigrants

By Sophia Tareen | Aug 19
Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say will come from sweeping Trump administration changes that would deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid

Is Burning Man's Playa Dust a Health Concern? Experts Say No

Is Burning Man's Playa Dust a Health Concern? Experts Say No

Aug 19
Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Burning Man is served with a side of playa dust that covers cars and clothing and finds its way into places where the sun doesn't shine.

Health Plan's 'Cadillac Tax' May Finally Be Running Out Of Gas

Health Plan's 'Cadillac Tax' May Finally Be Running Out Of Gas

By Julie Rovner | Aug 19
The politics of health care are changing. And one of the most controversial parts of the Affordable Care Act — the so-called Cadillac tax — may be about to change with it

Backers of Rural Dental Care Find Something to Smile About

Backers of Rural Dental Care Find Something to Smile About

By Marina Villeneuve | Aug 18
It can be hard to keep smiles healthy in rural areas, where dentists are few and far between and residents often are poor and lack dental coverage. Efforts to remedy the problem have produced varying degrees of success. The biggest obstacle? Dentists.

French Police Suicide Rate Climbs, French Govt Is Flummoxed

French Police Suicide Rate Climbs, French Govt Is Flummoxed

By Elaine Ganley | Aug 18
Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher — all are among eight French police officers who have killed themselves recently. That makes 64 so far this year — and the number just keeps on climbing.

Among Hurdles For Those With Opioid Addictions: Getting The Drug To Treat It

Among Hurdles For Those With Opioid Addictions: Getting The Drug To Treat It

By Nina Feldman, WHYY | Aug 16
Buprenorphine is a drug that curbs cravings and treats the symptoms of withdrawal from opioid addiction. But gaining access to it can be nearly impossible.

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