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Sliding backwards in obesity care: Workers see broad reductions and plateauing coverage in state employee health plans

New research published in Obesity has found that multiple state employee healthcare plans have reduced obesity treatment services for workers in the past five years. Conducted by the STOP Obesity

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New national guidelines aim to prevent obesity in midlife women

Women between 40 and 60 years old are the focus of new national guidelines aimed at preventing unhealthy weight gain that can lead to serious illness. The study review paper

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Why breast-fed premature infants have healthier guts than formula-fed ones

Human breastmilk has long been considered “liquid gold” among clinicians treating premature infants in a newborn intensive care unit (NICU). Breastmilk-fed “preemies” are healthier, on average, than those fed formula.

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Insecure: New study links tap water avoidance and food insecurity

Many Americans take tap water for granted. Water bills are often less expensive compared to people’s other bills, and tap water has been a part of most Americans’ lives since

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Researchers propose framework for ethical research communication in the age of information

Since its inception, the internet has fundamentally changed all parts of human society for both good and ill, and medical research is no exception. The fast pace of change enabled

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Study finds that most teens have a healthy relationship with digital technology

Parents play a major role in determining whether teens’ use of digital technology is healthy or puts their mental and physical health at risk, according to a new study from

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Reduction of infection rates in adult hydrocephalus patients after standardized shunt infection prevention protocol

Researchers at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, have investigated the implementation of a standardized shunt infection prevention bundle, a set of evidence-based practices termed the Calgary Adult Shunt Infection

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