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Only about 6 percent of medical practitioners have obtained a government waiver that allows them to prescribe a crucial drug for treating opioid addiction. Here's why that's a problem.
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Being Patient is looking for an experienced writer/editor for our Alzheimer’s and brain health vertical, or check out the health reporter opening at INSIDER.
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Tye Harris opens his Central Track Music Honor vinyl record at the Granada Theater in Dallas.
The suicide rate has grown faster for young black and Latino males in Texas over the last 10 years, a Dallas Morning News analysis of CDC data found.
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The Times-Picayune wins National Press Foundation award for ‘Children of Central City’
“The Children of Central City,” a | The Times-Picayune multimedia series examining the long-term impact of trauma on New Orleans’ children, has won the National Press Foundation’s Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting.
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 A school bus on the unpaved Indian service route 5010 near Sanostee. The seven-mile corridor connects as many as 2,500 resident
In rain or snow, Route 5010 in New Mexico is impassable — a quagmire that highlights the government’s shameful neglect of Native people.
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Last year, Chinese scientist Dr. He Jiankui announced the birth of the first two genetically modified humans. Here's why the announcement triggered outrage in the genetics community.
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Hitch a ride and check out the Hope Buss, a Louisville grocery ride service
The Hope Buss offers free rides to the grocery store for people without personal transportation.
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“Toxic City: Sick Schools,” a three-part Inquirer investigative series, won the $5,000 Gannett Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism, which will be presented to The Inquirer at IRE’s June conference in Houston.
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Part 2: EDs Deal With Shortfalls In Mental Health Care
The rise in patients has left hospitals searching for solutions, with an eye toward the bottom line. It’s costly to care for patients languishing in emergency departments, running up losses in behavioral health, hospitals say.
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How reporters can find patients to interview while absorbing valuable background on Twitter.
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Elderly people crossing the street
It can be very difficult to find long-term care in California, and it’s even harder for families without a nest egg to pay for it. That spells trouble, because California is getting older.
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