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Drug shortages, lack of action to blame in congenital syphilis ‘crisis,’ public health expert says
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Drug shortages, lack of action to blame in congenital syphilis ‘crisis,’ public health expert says

Groundbreaking blood test for rheumatoid arthritis treatment is ‘first step towards a better future’ for patients
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Groundbreaking blood test for rheumatoid arthritis treatment is ‘first step towards a better future’ for patients

Addiction is a disease, not a choice. Matthew Perry’s public battle helped alleviate stigma, Northeastern experts say

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Addiction is a disease, not a choice. Matthew Perry’s public battle helped alleviate stigma, Northeastern experts say

Proposed FDA ban on hair straighteners a ‘move in the right direction,’ Northeastern researchers say
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Proposed FDA ban on hair straighteners a ‘move in the right direction,’ Northeastern researchers say

 Why do some vaccines (polio, measles) prevent diseases, while others (COVID-19, flu) only reduce their severity?
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 Why do some vaccines (polio, measles) prevent diseases, while others (COVID-19, flu) only reduce their severity?

Do ‘brain training’ apps work? Northeastern scientists will test unique interventions for adolescents with ADHD
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Do ‘brain training’ apps work? Northeastern scientists will test unique interventions for adolescents with ADHD

Do you know how much caffeine is in that coffee? Experts say consumers should check content of drinks to avoid side effects
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Do you know how much caffeine is in that coffee? Experts say consumers should check content of drinks to avoid side effects

Are my eye drops safe to use? OTC medications aren’t subject to the same testing as prescription meds, drug expert says
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Are my eye drops safe to use? OTC medications aren’t subject to the same testing as prescription meds, drug expert says

Taylor Swift is not your BFF. What are parasocial relationships, and are they healthy for us?
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Taylor Swift is not your BFF. What are parasocial relationships, and are they healthy for us?

Will dreaded yellow fever return to the southern US?
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Will dreaded yellow fever return to the southern US?

Why it’s important to have more minority researchers involved in research on diseases of aging
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Why it’s important to have more minority researchers involved in research on diseases of aging

New research could be key in unlocking better treatment for Alzheimer’s
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New research could be key in unlocking better treatment for Alzheimer’s