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5 Things to Read on Improving Health

Two stories on the opioid crisis, new numbers on diabetes’ reach in the U.S. and a call for more research on drug safety for new moms are all in this week’s reads on improving health.

5 Things to Read on Health Care Access

Our roundup includes needle exchanges, Medicaid work requirements, why some parents are pulling their children out of Medicaid, and a new legal debate over coverage for pre-existing conditions.

5 Things to Read on Improving Health

Video game addiction, declining smoking rates, an obstacle to addressing the opioid epidemic, rethinking treatment for depression, and new research on breast cancer therapies are covered in this week’s roundup.

5 Things to Read on Improving Health

Find out why you may want to rethink the value of vitamins, how Barbara Bush opened up a national discussion of palliative care in her final days, and more.

5 Things We’re Reading on Improving Health

Find a first-person account of a shingles survivor, doctors’ tips on when to stay home sick from work, how lifestyle choices are linked to cancer deaths and more in this week’s five health-related reads.

5 Things We’re Reading on Health Care Access

This week’s health care access reads cover a surprise enrollment surge in the Affordable Care Act marketplaces, a community paramedicine program in Minnesota, how discrimination negatively affects the health of sickle cell disease patients, and more.

5 Things We’re Reading on Improving Health

This week’s five health-related reads cover the effects of excessive care, a new recommendation for parents bringing their kids to the pediatrician and a secondary outbreak closely linked with the opioid epidemic.

5 Things We’re Reading on Improving Health

Discover why word choice matters when a diagnosis is made, which nation’s health care system reigns supreme (in the eyes of five policy experts), how the opioid epidemic is affecting life expectancy in the U.S., and more.

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