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The 10 safest cities in the United States

Based on the analysis, five of the top 10 safest cities in the U.S. are located in one state. Read more



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Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health articles from the week so you don’t have to. Read more

Rosie the Riveter: one woman's journey in the war effort

JILLIAN WARD The World

COQUILLE — Rosie the Riveter stands as one of the most successful government campaigns in history a… Read more

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Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health articles from the week so you don’t have to. Read more

This year's flu vaccine is 47 percent effective. Here's how that compares to other seasons

Health officials are generally pleased if a flu vaccine works in 40 to 60 percent of people. Here's a look at how this year compares to previous flu seasons. Read more

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ “Medicare-For-All” For Dummies

The “Medicare–for-all” debate is already in full swing, but what does that phrase even mean? Joanne Kenen of Politico, Paige Winfield Cunningham of The Washington Post and Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call join KHN’s Julie Rovner for a beginner’s guide to the next big health policy debate. For “extra credit,” the panelists provide their favorite health policy stories of the week, and as a special Valentine’s Day bonus, their favorite #HealthPolicyValentines. Read more

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The healthiest cities in the United States for families

Location can make all the difference when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle. Read more

These are the 25 least active places in the US

Most Americans don't get the recommended amount of physical activity, but these 25 places are the worst off. Read more

Here's how to prevent frostbite

Arctic temperatures with extreme dry air can quickly affect skin exposed to the cold. Here's what happens to your skin and some tips to pro… Read more

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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Lower back pain common, especially with history of prior back pain episodes

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 44 and relatively healthy. Two years ago, I hurt my lower back while gardening. I felt a sharp pain and could barely walk. Read more

Food supplements: Too much of a good thing?

Americans love dietary supplements-- more than half of American adults take at least one-- and this love has grown to include "food supplements," foods enhanced with extra vitamins, minerals, fiber, phytochemicals or probiotics. Food supplements are a type of "functional food," or foods that offer health... Read more

How you can optimize your health this year

Courtesy of Cedars Sinai Los Angeles. For many of us, another new year means another list of New Year's resolutions. But before attempt to fulfill your pledge to lose 20 pounds and run a marathon, wouldn't it be nice to know which changes could have the biggest impact on your health and wellbeing? Read more