How a Pre-Wedding Diet Led to an Eating Disorder

The comments started the day I became engaged in December 2018: “You’re going to be such a beautiful bride.” “I ...
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Expert Panel Votes for Stricter Rules on Risky Virus Research

An expert panel on Friday endorsed a sweeping set of proposed changes to the federal government’s program for regulating experiments ...
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Deaths Among Pregnant Women and New Mothers Rose Sharply During Pandemic

Pregnant women and new mothers died in sharply increasing numbers during the pandemic, and not just because of a rise ...
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Why Experts Are Urging Swifter Treatment for Children With Obesity

When did pediatric obesity become such a problem?For scientists, the alarms went off in the 1980s and 1990s. Before then, ...
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New Blood Donation Rules to Loosen Restrictions on Gay and Bisexual Men

The F.D.A. said the new approach would be gender-inclusive — the screening would also apply to women who have sex ...
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The Life-Changing Magic of a Urologist

Here are three issues you may want to address with a professional ...
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¿Tomar café en ayunas hace daño al estómago?

Tu intestino es adaptable, dicen los expertos, pero hay algunos datos que debes tener en cuenta ...
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A Federal Court Blocks California’s New Medical Misinformation Law

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge in California has temporarily blocked enforcement of a new state law allowing regulators to ...
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FDA Seeks More Authority to Oversee CBD Products

Jonathan Havens, a former legal counsel at the F.D.A. who now represents companies in the CBD industry, said many growers ...
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Covid Vaccines Targeting Omicron Should Be Standard, Panel Says

Another study, conducted by the C.D.C., suggested that the updated booster shot performed as well against the newest Omicron subvariant, ...
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How Do Heavy Metals Like Lead Get in Baby Food?

The Food and Drug Administration’s new plan to keep high levels of lead out of baby foods like mashed sweet ...
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How a Personal Trainer Plans His Workouts

I asked Maillard Howell, a personal trainer in Brooklyn and co-owner of Dean CrossFit, to describe his ideal weekly workout ...
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The Hospital Makes a House Call

The pandemic conditions that propelled hospital-at-home programs in the United States may now be waning, but the movement itself is ...
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Obamacare Sign-ups Top 16 Million for 2023, Setting Another Record

Americans earning less than 150 percent of the federal poverty level — around $42,000 for a family of four — ...
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N.I.H. Did Not Properly Track a Group Studying Coronaviruses, Report Finds

In an interview last January with The New York Times, Dr. Fauci said the grant had been canceled because Mr ...
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J. Richard Steadman, 85, Dies; Saved Knees of Countless Skiers

“In those days, everybody was in a cast except my patients,” he told The Denver Post in 2016. “My patients ...
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The Benefits of Being Selfish

We’re all a little self-serving. Here’s how to make that impulse work for you ...
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Why Is My Stepson Excluding Us From His Wedding Plans?

A reader is hurt by her stepson’s efforts to keep her away from his fiancée’s family, including a future in-law ...
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New Lawsuit Challenges State Bans on Abortion Pills

Scholars cite a 2014 Massachusetts case in which the state sought to ban a new opioid, Zohydro ER, because it ...
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F.D.A. Proposes Limits for Lead in Baby Food

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday proposed maximum limits for the amount of lead in baby foods like mashed ...
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A Dilemma for Governments: How to Pay for Million-Dollar Therapies

While there are more than six million people worldwide with sickle cell, most of whom living in sub-Saharan Africa, the ...
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Long Covid Is Keeping Significant Numbers of People Out of Work, Study Finds

Katie Bach, a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution who was not involved in the report, said the study ...
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Emailing Your Doctor May Carry a Fee

Kacie Lewis, 29, is among those who manage their health concerns electronically. Until recently, her Aetna insurance coverage had a ...
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F.D.A. Outlines a Plan for Annual Covid Boosters

Americans may be offered a single dose of a Covid vaccine each fall, much as they are given flu shots, ...
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Inside the Hospital Where Damar Hamlin’s Life Was Saved

CINCINNATI — Damar Hamlin, the Buffalo Bills player whose heart stopped during a game in Cincinnati on Jan. 2, should ...
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I.V.F. Offers Hope in China, Even to the Government

It was a cold and overcast morning in November, but one full of promise for Guo Meiyan and her husband: ...
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CPR and Defibrillators: What You Need to Know

Before 1958, there was no such thing as CPR. If someone’s heart stopped because of cardiac arrest, that person fell ...
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The December Omnibus Bill’s Little Secret: It Was Also a Giant Health Bill

Several retiring senators were eager to use the bill to pass favored measures and cement their legacies. Among departing senior ...
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Quiz: Which Cooking Oil Is Healthier?

Canola or olive? Coconut or avocado? Cooking oil comes in so many varieties, it can be difficult to figure out ...
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Justice Department Investigating Abbott Infant Formula Plant

The U.S. Department of Justice has opened an investigation into operations at the Abbott Nutrition infant formula plant in Michigan ...
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What to Know About PFAS in Thinx and Other Period Underwear

Thinx just settled a lawsuit alleging its products contain harmful chemical compounds, raising further questions about the safety of period ...
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N.Y.U. Langone Withdraws From Type 1 Diabetes Vaccine Trial in Adolescents

Researchers at N.Y.U. Langone Health have pulled out of a trial investigating the use of an old tuberculosis vaccine to ...
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New Guidelines Underscore Complexity of Childhood Obesity

The A.A.P. is recommending early and intensive interventions. Can that happen without furthering stigma? ...
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Should You Quit Your Job?

If you are feeling burned out to the degree that it is affecting your physical or emotional well-being and harming ...
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A New Report Outlines a Vision for National Wastewater Surveillance

Wastewater surveillance provided valuable public health information during the Covid-19 pandemic and merits “further development and continued investment,” according to ...
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3 Steps to Age Exuberantly

An 86-year-old author has a few rules to live by even when the trials of getting older make it easy ...
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Canada’s New Guidelines for Alcohol Say ‘No Amount’ Is Healthy

Dr. Catherine Paradis, interim associate director of research at the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction, said that consumption ...
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Struggling With Dry January? You’re Not Alone.

Hilary Sheinbaum’s first Dry January started as a dare.She was texting with a friend on New Year’s Eve several years ...
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Mary Kaye Richter, Florist Turned Medical Crusader, Dies at 77

After high school, she abandoned the agrarian life for a year to attend the University of Illinois, but she soon ...
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The Only H.I.V. Vaccine in Advanced Trials Has Failed. What Now?

The only vaccine against H.I.V. still being tested in late-stage clinical trials has proved ineffective, its manufacturer announced on Wednesday, ...
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Regulators Announce Changes to Nursing Home Rating System

Federal regulators said Wednesday that they will begin penalizing nursing homes that give residents a false label of schizophrenia, a ...
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California Sues Companies Over Insulin Prices, Joining Other States

A recent analysis by GoodRx of U.S. pharmacy and insurer data reported that the average insulin retail price rose 54 ...
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Harvard Medical School Joins Boycott of U.S. News Rankings

Harvard Medical School will no longer submit data to U.S. News & World Report for the magazine’s annual “best medical ...
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Fighting Maternal Mortality Among Black Women: ‘I Don’t Want to Die’

Ms. Ervin dimmed the lights, walked Ms. Cooper around the hospital three times, then had her bouncing on a birthing ...
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What Happened to All of Science’s Big Breakthroughs?

Miracle vaccines. Videophones in our pockets. Reusable rockets. Our technological bounty and its related blur of scientific progress seem undeniable ...
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Building a House Is Stressful, Even if You’re Sanjay Gupta

The CNN correspondent was traveling for work during construction of his family’s house, leaving the decision-making to his wife. (Yes, ...
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The Father of the Abortion Pill

After RU-486’s approval, Dr. Elisabeth Aubény, an obstetrician-gynecologist, said her hospital gave it to appreciative patients, but also encountered protesters ...
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Global Push to Treat H.I.V. Leaves Children Behind

The stories the mothers tell when they gather at the Awendo Health Centre in western Kenya are a catalog of ...
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Sickle Cell Cure Brings Mix of Anxiety and Hope

But she has other concerns, particularly about her 7- and 12-year-old daughters. The long hospitalization for gene therapy followed by ...
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¿Cómo mantener la felicidad todo el año?

Al emprender este reto nos comprometimos a priorizar las relaciones y considerarlas como un componente vital de la salud general ...
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What I Learned When I Started Using Rogaine

It’s not a quick fix. That might be a virtue ...
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A Fake Death in Romancelandia

Ms. Johnson, who lives in Oregon, was so upset that she reached out to Ms. Meachen’s daughter online and offered ...
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Día 6: No canceles esos planes

Agendar una actividad como pasear con algún viejo amigo, o un almuerzo con excolegas es una buena oportunidad para reconectar ...
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Día 5: la importancia de tener amigos en la oficina

Quienes tienen hacen amistades en el trabajo están más comprometidos con sus labores, según un estudio. También son más propensos ...
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Medicare Begins to Rein In Drug Costs for Older Americans

The third major change: When prices for drugs covered under Part D, and some under Part B, increase faster than ...
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Fentanyl Helps Push Overdose Deaths to Record Level in New York City

The first time Reneé Jones overdosed on drugs last year, she was at her daughter’s Bronx apartment and had gotten ...
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No Increased Stroke Risk Linked to Pfizer’s Covid Boosters, Federal Officials Say

Fears that the Covid booster shots made by Pfizer-BioNTech may increase the risk of strokes in people aged 65 and ...
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David Kessler, Leader of Biden’s Covid Vaccine Effort, Is Stepping Down

WASHINGTON — Dr. David A. Kessler, who for the past two years has been the behind-the-scenes force driving a vast ...
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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About the Health Risks of Alcohol?

You may want to extend that Dry January: Even moderate drinking can impact your long-term health, experts say. Here’s what ...
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Even a Little Alcohol Can Harm Your Health, Research Shows

Recent research makes it clear that any amount of drinking can be detrimental. Here’s why you may want to cut ...
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Escribe un elogio en vida

Las personas felices expresan su gratitud a los demás ...
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How Would You Redesign Your Doctor’s Office?

The way clinics make patients feel is an important part of their care. Physicians are getting the message ...
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How Bad Is It to Share Lip Products?

In Prince Harry’s new memoir, he describes a moment when Meghan Markle borrowed some lip gloss from Kate. Experts weigh ...
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Los beneficios de las conversaciones casuales

Los intercambios regulares con tus “vínculos débiles” te ayudan a tener una vida más feliz ...
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Paxlovid para covid: ¿quién debería tomarlo?

Los expertos dicen que tomar este antiviral ayuda a evitar algunos síntomas persistentes de covid y la hospitalización. Pero los ...
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Excruciating Leg Pain Hobbled Her for Weeks. What Was Wrong?

As her physician assistant interviewed the patient, Kocharla carefully reviewed her records and test results. This kind of neuropathy was ...
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Do Gas Stoves Have Health Risks? What to Know and How to Mitigate Them

Emissions from gas stoves have been connected to an increased risk for childhood asthma, among other things. You can mitigate ...
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R.J. Reynolds Pivots to New Cigarette Pitches as Flavor Ban Takes Effect

R.J. Reynolds has wasted no time since California’s ban on flavored tobacco went into effect in late December. “California, We’ve ...
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Uganda’s Worst Ebola Outbreak in Two Decades Is Over, W.H.O. Declares

The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the latest Ebola epidemic in Uganda over, closing the chapter on a deadly ...
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You Can Do This 10-Minute Workout at Home With No Equipment

Build strength and mobility anywhere, anytime ...
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Prince Harry Said Psychedelics Helped His Grief. Here’s What to Know.

In his new memoir, Prince Harry talks about taking psychedelics to deal with the ongoing pain over the death of ...
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What Should I Eat or Drink When I Have a Cold?

From hot toddies to chicken soup, there are a few important things to keep in mind, experts say ...
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How to Find a Good Man?

Are you a woman who has been single for years and has struggled to find a good partner? Maybe you’ve ...
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A.I. Turns Its Artistry to Creating New Human Proteins

“One of the most powerful things about this technology is that, like DALL-E, it does what you tell it to ...
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Day 7: Keep Happiness Going All Year Long

Just like exercise, or sleep, relationships require maintenance, too ...
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Animal Sedative Mixed With Fentanyl Brings Fresh Horror to US Drug Zones

PHILADELPHIA — Over a matter of weeks, Tracey McCann watched in horror as the bruises she was accustomed to getting ...
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Tranq Dope: Animal Sedative Mixed With Fentanyl Brings Fresh Horror to U.S. Drug Zones

PHILADELPHIA — Over a matter of weeks, Tracey McCann watched in horror as the bruises she was accustomed to getting ...
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Health Experts Warily Eye XBB.1.5, the Latest Omicron Subvariant

Three years into the pandemic, the coronavirus continues to impress virologists with its swift evolution.A young version, known as XBB.1.5, ...
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Day 6: Don’t cancel those plans

If you think you’ll be happier staying home, you’re wrong ...
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What Are Your Reading Goals for 2023?

Maybe there’s an author you’ve always wanted to read. Or maybe this is the year you actually finish “The Power ...
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FDA Approves, Leqembi, New Treatment for Early Alzheimer’s

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new Alzheimer’s drug that may modestly slow the pace of cognitive ...
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The Mediterranean Diet Really Is That Good for You. Here’s Why.

It has become the bedrock of virtuous eating. Experts answer common questions about how it leads to better health ...
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Damar Hamlin’s Neurological Recovery Reaches a ‘Turning Point’

Damar Hamlin’s ability to communicate with medical personnel and members of his family after a cardiac arrest on Monday night ...
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Day 5: The Importance of Work Friends

People who are close to their colleagues are happier and more productive ...
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CVS and Walgreens Plan to Offer Abortion Pills Where Abortion Is Legal

Two major pharmacy chains will apply to sell abortion pills under a new Food and Drug Administration regulation that will ...
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How to Become More Mindful?

Mindfulness is a practice that involves paying attention to the present moment, without judgment. It involves acknowledging and accepting our ...
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Day 4: Why You Should Write a ‘Living Eulogy’

Happy people express their gratitude for others ...
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E.U. Urges Nations to Require Negative Covid Tests for Travelers From China

BRUSSELS — The European Union on Wednesday “strongly encouraged” its 27 member nations to require a negative Covid-19 test for ...
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Consumption of Marijuana Edibles Surges Among Children, Study Finds

The accidental consumption of marijuana edibles, such as brownies and gummies, among children under the age of 6 has surged ...
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I’m a Cancer Survivor. Should I Tell My Matchmaking Service?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on disclosing personal information when dating ...
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The Dirt on Clean Beauty

More and more products promise “clean beauty,” along with plumper lips and fewer wrinkles. But what does that actually mean? ...
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Abortion Pills Can Now Be Offered at Retail Pharmacies, F.D.A. Says

“The Biden administration has once again proved that it values abortion industry profits over women’s safety and unborn children’s lives,” ...
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What We Do and Don’t Know About Damar Hamlin’s Cardiac Arrest

The concern is whether, during those long minutes before Mr. Hamlin’s heart rhythm returned, when his heart was not pumping ...
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Tiny Love Stories: ‘A Wife Who Left’

Modern Love in miniature, featuring reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words ...
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Social Media Use Is Linked to Brain Changes in Teens, Research Finds

The effect of social media use on children is a fraught area of research, as parents and policymakers try to ...
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What Is the Right Balance of Strength Training to Cardio?

Both are important, but don’t worry about striking a perfect balance ...
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Legal Use of Hallucinogenic Mushrooms Begins in Oregon

The certification programs are open to anyone with a high school diploma who has passed a background check. Licensure is ...
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How Strong Are Your Relationships? Take the Quiz.

Relationships with friends, family, coworkers and even casual acquaintances play a crucial role in your well-being. Find out how robust ...
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Their Mothers Were Teenagers. They Didn’t Want That for Themselves.

JENNINGS, Mo. — Brittnee Marsaw was born to a 15-year-old mother in St. Louis and raised by a grandmother who ...
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