The Conversation

Prevention

A neuroscientist's tips for a new year tuneup for your brain

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Caregiving

Most caregivers of people with dementia are family members, and they need help

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Prevention

Countering misinformation about flu vaccine is harder than it seems

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Adult Health

AIDS treatment has progressed, but without a vaccine, suffering still abounds

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Addiction

Smoking rates in U.S. have fallen to all-time low, but how did they ever get so high?

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Health News

Wildfire smoke is becoming a nationwide health threat

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Health News

Why some love Black Friday shopping and others loathe it

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Children's Health

New findings add twist to screen time limit debate

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Volunteering

Family habit of inheriting volunteer roles could help small charities

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Politics

Republican women are just fine, thank you, with being Republican

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Health News

Why did the flu kill 80,000 Americans last year?

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Opioids

Dispatches from the morgue: Toxicology tests don't tell the whole story of the opioid epidemic

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Opinion

The Catholic Church's grim history of ignoring priestly pedophilia – and silencing would-be whistleblowers

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Health News

Why older skin heals with less scarring

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Wellness

The blissful and bizarre world of ASMR

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Technology

Drexel labs: Spray-on antennas unlock communication of the future

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Workplace

Here's how Trump-era politics are affecting worker morale – and what managers can do about it

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Education

5 math skills your child needs to get ready for kindergarten

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Race Relations

Are today's white kids less racist than their grandparents?

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Health Stories

Death count debates overshadow the real story: Hurricane Maria was partly a human-made disaster

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Hacking

Why the Russians might hack the Boy Scouts next

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Mental Health

6 questions you can ask a loved one to help screen for suicide risk

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Health News

Simple blood test could read people's internal clock

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Opinion

Campaign season is moving into high gear – your vote may not count as much as you think

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Politics

Happy midterms! Here's a rundown of the best political zingers in history

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Higher Education

Penn State president, others on how to make college more affordable

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Science

Why you can literally smell rain coming

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Opinion

Child pornography may make a comeback after court ruling guts regulations protecting minors

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Public Safety

Cameras can catch cars that run red lights, but that doesn't make streets safer

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Illness

Flip a switch and shut down seizures?

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Opinion

How the federal government came to control your car's fuel economy

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Parenting

How new fathers use social media to make sense of their roles

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Opinion

Can you be Christian and support the death penalty?

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Illness

Genetic testing: Should I get tested for Alzheimer's risk?

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Illness

Alan Alda living with Parkinson's – a neurologist explains treatment advances

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Wellness

The lifesaving power of gratitude (or, why you should write that thank you note)

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Health News

Scared of CRISPR? 40 years on, IVF shows how fears of new medical technology can fade

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Health News

Arrested development: Can we improve cardiac arrest survival in hospitals?

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Opinion

How the Russian government used disinformation and cyber warfare in 2016 election – an ethical hacker explains

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Illness

The thrill of curing hepatitis C and the pain of watching the disease surge with opioid abuse

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Health News

Why are there so many suckers? A neuropsychologist explains

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Business

Truck drivers are overtired, overworked and underpaid

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Science

Lending a helping paw: Will dogs aid a person in need?

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Mental Health

Reeling from the news? Train your brain to feel better with these 4 techniques

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Opinion

How Congress could have prevented Trump's Helsinki fiasco

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Opinion

Having a baby is costly and confusing, even for a health policy expert

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