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  • nieuwAspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, part 2
    The results of another clinical trial add to the evidence that healthy people without a history of cardiovascular disease should not take a daily aspirin for the prevention of a heart attack or stroke. The post Aspirin for primary prevention of card…
    - 11 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 2:30pm -
  • Leaving time for last words
    When a person needs to be intubated to help them breathe, they are unable to speak, and if something happens it’s possible for someone to die without a chance to have a final conversation with their loved ones. But it’s possible for doctors to ad…
    - 1 day ago 24 Sep 18, 2:30pm -
  • 5 tips for the farmers market
    Shopping at a local farmers market can be a great way to add high-quality produce to your meals. But it’s easy to overspend at a farmers market, and some people don’t know what they should buy; following these tips will help you plan your visit.…
    - 5 days ago 21 Sep 18, 10:30am -
  • Aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease?
    While taking aspirin daily to prevent a second heart attack or stroke is well established, the results of a new study showed that taking a daily aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease, in people without any known disease already, did not provide a…
    - 5 days ago 20 Sep 18, 2:30pm -
  • Alcohol and your health: Is none better than a little?
    As researchers continue attempting to determine whether there is an amount of alcohol consumption that offers some health benefits, or whether that amount is none, the results of recent studies indicate that the answers are complicated, and subject t…
    - 6 days ago 19 Sep 18, 2:30pm -
  • School refusal: When a child won’t go to school
    The adjustment from summer vacation back to the structure and demands of the school year affects many students, but some experience so much anxiety that they avoid going to school. Understanding the reasons for school refusal can help parents identif…
    - 7 days ago 18 Sep 18, 2:30pm -
  • Is tight blood sugar control right for older adults with diabetes?
    Diabetes is a condition in which both high and low glucose levels are harmful to the body. In older individuals with multiple risk factors for hypoglycemia, the goal should be the best blood sugar control that can be achieved without putting the indi…
    - 8 days ago 17 Sep 18, 2:30pm -
  • Writing as an antidote to loneliness
    Because social connections are vital to human development and health, and writing is a way to form or strengthen a sense of connection to others, the creative expression of writing has been found to improve health and boost healthy emotions.The post…
    - 12 days ago 14 Sep 18, 10:30am -
  • What’s a healthy breakfast?
    It’s more than okay to skip the early-morning breakfast, but no matter what time of day you break your overnight fast, make your first meal a healthy one that won’t cause your blood sugar to spike.The post What’s a healthy breakfast? appeared…
    - 12 days ago 13 Sep 18, 2:30pm -
  • Orthorexia: The extreme quest for a healthy diet
    The goal of eating the healthiest possible diet is wise and admirable, but this pursuit can sometimes become an unhealthy fixation on healthy eating called orthorexia, which can lead to anxiety and social isolation.The post Orthorexia: The extreme q…
    - 13 days ago 12 Sep 18, 2:30pm -

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  • nieuwDoes CBD Really Do Anything?
    As marijuana is legalized in more and more states, the wellness world has whipped itself into a frenzy over a non-intoxicating cannabis derivative called cannabidiol. CBD products can be found on the internet and in health-food stores, wellness catal…
    - 10 hours ago 25 Sep 18, 3:00pm -
  • Slow-Moving Storms Like Florence Produce Big Floods — And Are Becoming The Norm
    Hurricane Florence continued to ravage North Carolina on Sunday, prompting weather alerts for every county in the state. The storm moved sluggishly — it made landfall at about 6 mph Friday and had slowed to 2 mph on Saturday, dumping massive amount…
    - 8 days ago 17 Sep 18, 4:42pm -
  • We Aren’t Ready For Hurricanes Like Florence
    cwick (Chadwick Matlin, features editor): Hello, everyone! We’re here to discuss the tremendously big, tremendously dangerous hurricane headed for the coast of the Carolinas. It has been a relatively quiet season — before Thursday, no named hurri…
    - 13 days ago 13 Sep 18, 10:00am -
  • What Arguments About Sex Ed Are Really About
    cwick (Chadwick Matlin, features editor): Esteemed colleagues! We’ve gathered here to discuss what we’ve learned from our exploration of sex education over the past few days. First we discussed what we know about whether sex ed “works,” and w…
    - 19 days ago 6 Sep 18, 2:23pm -
  • What Does Science Tell Us About Sex Ed?
    School’s back! To celebrate, FiveThirtyEight’s science crew figured it was time to talk about sex. Sex ed, that is. Over the next few days, we’ll be discussing why sex education is such a flashpoint and what role science can play in figuring ou…
    - 21 days ago 4 Sep 18, 2:45pm -
  • It’s So Freaking Hot. Now What?
    cwick (Chadwick Matlin, features editor): 🎵 Summertime, and the livin’ is really freaking hot. People are jumping into the sea in Greece to avoid wildfires. The temps are higher than they’ve ever been in Japan. California is dealing with the b…
    - 42 days ago 15 Aug 18, 10:00am -
  • Hacking The Electric Grid Is Damned Hard
    The nightmare is easy enough to imagine. Nefarious baddies sit in a dark room, illuminated by the green glow of a computer screen. Meanwhile, technicians watch in horror from somewhere in the Midwest as they lose control of their electrical systems.…
    - 44 days ago 13 Aug 18, 9:58am -
  • NASA Is Trying To Save Us From The Sun
    It was a dark and stormy morning in the Caribbean. As Sept. 6, 2017, dawned, Category 5 Hurricane Irma was barreling westward, en route to Barbuda, St. Martin, Anguilla and the Virgin Islands. Tropical storms Katia and Jose churned not far behind. An…
    - 47 days ago 9 Aug 18, 2:01pm -
  • Can Science Save Politics? Or Will Politics Ruin Science?
    Suneel Gupta had his bags packed, ready to go to Washington. It was the night of Nov. 8, 2016, and Gupta, then a tech entrepreneur, was itching to leave the Bay Area and begin a new job in the Clinton White House. “I got asked to lead up Hillary’…
    - 51 days ago 6 Aug 18, 10:00am -
  • The Case Against Screening For Thyroid Cancer
    The bad news first: Thyroid cancer incidence in the U.S. has tripled since the mid-1990s, and although the number of deaths remains very low, thousands of people are having their thyroid glands removed. Now here’s the good news: We can bring those…
    - 54 days ago 2 Aug 18, 4:06pm -
  • Why Religious Health Care Restrictions Often Take Patients By Surprise
    When Angela Valavanis was deciding where she wanted to give birth, she didn’t give the matter much thought. Her obstetrician was affiliated with Presence St. Francis, a well-regarded hospital just north of Chicago, and that was where she had delive…
    - 54 days ago 2 Aug 18, 1:59pm -
  • Insurers Can Send Patients To Religious Hospitals That Restrict Reproductive Care
    Last fall, about a month before her Medicaid coverage was scheduled to expire, Darolyn Lee realized that she needed to get her contraceptive implant replaced. Lee, a 37-year-old in Chicago, called the managed care organization in charge of her plan t…
    - 56 days ago 1 Aug 18, 9:58am -
  • Your Tweets Are Somehow Worthy Of Scientific Study
    I’ve been a Twitter user since March 2009. In that time, I’ve posted more than 32,000 messages to the social media site, and I’ve liked more than 6,000 tweets from other people. More than likely, that means I’ve also been a social science gui…
    - 61 days ago 26 Jul 18, 6:40pm -
  • How Catholic Bishops Are Shaping Health Care In Rural America
    Almost as soon as President Trump took office, he began rolling back health care rules that had angered religious groups for much of the last decade. First, Trump signed an executive order declaring that his administration would protect religious fre…
    - 63 days ago 25 Jul 18, 9:58am -
  • What Climate Change Looks Like In 2018
    It’s only July, but it has already been a long, hot spring and summer. The contiguous U.S. endured the warmest May ever recorded, and in June, the average temperature was 1.7 degrees Celsius (3.0 degrees Fahrenheit) above the 20th century average.…
    - 69 days ago 19 Jul 18, 11:00am -
  • Wildfires In The U.S. Are Getting Bigger
    A California wildfire that started on Friday doubled in size over the weekend, killing a firefighter and threatening Yosemite National Park. And it’s not the only blaze burning. It’s looking like 2018 could be another big year for wildfires in th…
    - 70 days ago 17 Jul 18, 3:34pm -
  • Psychologists Looked In The Mirror … And Saw A Bunch Of Liberals
    When New York University psychologist Jonathan Haidt asked about a thousand attendees at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in 2011 to identify their political views with a show of hands, only three hands went up…
    - 86 days ago 2 Jul 18, 10:00am -
  • A Flawed Statistical Method Was Just Banned From A Major Sports Science Journal
    Sports performance is a difficult thing to study. There are only so many trained athletes available for experiments, and most of the measurements required to investigate human performance are time-consuming to collect. As a result, most sports scienc…
    - 90 days ago 27 Jun 18, 8:00pm -
  • Science Wants Your Data
    Eric Dishman wants your data. As the director of the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us research program, he’s trying to convince 1 million Americans to donate reams of sensitive personal information to science. Electronic medical records?…
    - 92 days ago 25 Jun 18, 4:42pm -
  • Driving? Your Phone Is A Distraction Even If You Aren’t Looking At It
    I was in the car with a friend recently when she pulled up to a stoplight, picked up her phone and replied to a text. I gave her the side eye. What? she glared back. “I only use my phone when we’re stopped.” “OK, fine,” I said. But, I wonde…
    - 97 days ago 21 Jun 18, 12:01pm -

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