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New Hope in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s

With knowledge from clinical trials, we’re learning how to help those most at risk for Alzheimer’s disease

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Why Diversity in Clinical Trials Is Important

When it comes to clinical trials, what we don’t know can hurt women

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Are Health Apps Putting Your Privacy at Risk?

How the apps and trackers we can’t live without may leave our private information exposed — and what to do about it

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Dangerous Counterfeit Drugs Are Putting Millions of US Consumers at Risk, According to a New Study

Rogue online pharmacies frequently use social media platforms to reach potential customers

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Should You Worry About Data From Your Period-Tracking App Being Used Against You?

A 2019 study found that 79% of health apps available through the Google Play store regularly shared user data. The data could conceivably be used in a criminal prosecution.

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You Snooze, You Lose? Sufficient Sleep Could Be Key to a Healthy Weight

A new study found that people who are overweight and optimize their sleep consume nearly 300 fewer calories the next day

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AMR 101 With Dr. Uzma Syed

Learn about the dangers of antimicrobial resistance with infectious disease physician Dr. Uzma Syed

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In Research Studies and in Real Life, Placebos Have a Powerful Healing Effect on the Body and Mind

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A Conversation With Nina Coslov About Perimenopause

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