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‘The Best Tool We Have’ for Self-Harming and Suicidal Teens

Parents seeking therapy for teenagers who self-harm or suffer from anxiety, depression or suicidal thoughts face an imposing thicket of…

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How to Get Heart Patients to Take Their Pills? Give Them Just One.

Heart disease kills more people than any other condition, but despite advances in treatment and prevention, patients often do not…

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A Teen’s Journey Into the Internet’s Darkness and Back Again

Puberty hit C early — in the fourth grade — and hard: acne, breasts, attention, humiliation. C found refuge in…

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Pickleball, Sport of the Future Injury?

During a recent pickleball match, Nish Nadaraja, 50, made a quick lunge for the ball. It was just a few…

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Why a Century-Old Vaccine Offers New Hope Against Pathogens

In the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, when prevention seemed light years away, several scientists launched trials to see…

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Polio Symptoms and Prevention: What to Know

During the slog of yet another Covid wave, and mounting monkeypox anxieties, health officials reported a case of polio in…

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‘Frustration and Stress’: State Officials Fault Rollout of Monkeypox Vaccine

Roughly 5,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine intended for Fort Lauderdale, Fla., left the national stockpile’s warehouse in Olive Branch, Miss.,…

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What the New C.D.C. Guidelines Mean for You

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention relaxed many of its Covid-19 guidelines this week, shifting sharply away from several…

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Some Women ‘Self-Manage’ Abortions as Access Recedes

In states that have banned abortion, some women with unwanted pregnancies are pursuing an unconventional workaround: They are “self-managing ...

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To Stop or Not to Stop the Fight

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Late one Saturday evening in June, two men in their 20s stood across from each other, shirtless…

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