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  1. Practicing Gratitude: Ways to Improve Positivity

    May 13, 2019

    By: NIH News in HealthHow often do you feel thankful for the good things in your life? Studies suggest that making a habit of noticing what’s going well in your life could have health benefits.Taking the time to feel gratitude may improve your emotional well-being by helping you cope with stress. Early research suggests that […]

  2. The Skinny on Fat: The Good, the Bad, and the Unknown

    May 6, 2019

    By: NIH News in HealthFat is an essential nutrient for our bodies. It provides energy. It helps our guts absorb certain vitamins from foods. But what types of fat should you be eating? Are there any you should avoid?Recommendations about dietary fat have shifted over the last two decades. From the 1970s through the 1990s, […]

  3. Hoops for Hope on May 17th

    April 30, 2019
  4. 5-Point Strategy To Combat the Opioid Crisis

    April 29, 2019

    HHS has a comprehensive strategy to empower local communities on the frontlines. The opioid epidemic is one of the Department’s top priorities.Learn more…

  5. What Are Electronic Cigarettes?

    By: NIH News in HealthElectronic cigarettes are battery powered devices that people use to heat liquid into a vapor that can be inhaled. They’re also called e-cigarettes, e-cigs, or vapes. The inhaled vapor may contain nicotine (the addictive drug in tobacco), flavorings, and toxins—including ones that cause cancer. The government controls e-cigarettes as tobacco products. This means […]

  6. Pain in the Ear: Fending off Ear Infections

    April 22, 2019

    By: NIH News in HealthBeing up all night with a child crying from the pain of an ear infection can be a nightmare. But it’s not uncommon. Most children in developed countries get at least one ear infection by the age of five.Most ear infections happen in the middle ear, the part of the ear […]

  7. Drip bar: Should you get an IV on demand?

    April 15, 2019

    By: Robert H. Shmerling, MD. Harvard Health PublishingFor many people receiving care in a hospital or emergency room, one of the most common occurrences (and biggest fears) is getting an IV, the intravenous catheter that allows fluids and medications to flow into a vein in your arm or hand.A trained health professional puts in an IV by […]

  8. Salmonella Outbreak

    April 12, 2019
  9. Tularemia

    April 8, 2019

    Tularemia is a disease that can infect animals and people. Rabbits, hares, and rodents are especially susceptible and often die in large numbers during outbreaks. People can become infected by several ways, including:Tick and deer fly bitesSkin contact with infected animalsDrinking contaminated waterInhaling contaminated aerosols or agricultural and landscaping dustLaboratory exposureIn addition, people could be exposed as […]

  10. Dramatic Increases in Maternal Opioid Use Disorder and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

    April 1, 2019

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