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Promotion and advancement of physical and mental well-being for people through policy, medicine, and research. These stories revolve around the many ways of protecting and promoting well-being, such as medical care and treatment, research into various diseases, and public health education.

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The teens so addicted to phones they're going into detox

The teens so addicted to phones they're going i...
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Easing the Way Home for Returning Senior Citizens

Easing the Way Home for Returning Senior Citizens
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China Is Winning Some Health-Care Battles — And Losing Others

China Is Winning Some Health-Care Battles — And...
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Iowa rural hospitals make tough choices to stay lean, provide needed care

Iowa rural hospitals make tough choices to stay...
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How one small Wisconsin hospital was saved amid a statewide rural health crisis

How one small Wisconsin hospital was saved amid...
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Immersion Program Seeks Next Generation Of Rural Doctors

Immersion Program Seeks Next Generation Of Rura...
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What follows punishment?

What follows punishment?
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Colombia's flying doctors

Colombia's flying doctors
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If violence spreads like a disease, it can be interrupted. How a new team in Milwaukee is trying to stop one shooting leading to another.

If violence spreads like a disease, it can be i...
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Sprawling Las Animas County, like many rural areas, badly needs emergency responders. But it's a teachable moment.

Sprawling Las Animas County, like many rural ar...
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Reducing Gun Violence

Reducing Gun Violence
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HIV advocacy group pioneers telehealth model in rural Alabama

HIV advocacy group pioneers telehealth model in...
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Access to medical care is difficult for the rural uninsured. This clinic comes to them.

Access to medical care is difficult for the rur...
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Bright spot: High schools that offer free mental health care

Bright spot: High schools that offer free menta...
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Beyond Jeffrey Epstein, suicide among inmates is a rising problem

Beyond Jeffrey Epstein, suicide among inmates i...
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When care matches culture, immigrants and people of color benefit

When care matches culture, immigrants and peopl...
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A new initiative is trying to make searching for tampons easier for Highland Park women. It's part of a national movement.

A new initiative is trying to make searching fo...
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Minneapolis schools lead the way on youth mental wellness

Minneapolis schools lead the way on youth menta...
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The city with a radical approach to mental illness

The city with a radical approach to mental illness
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China Improves Childhood Cancer Treatment, but Work Remains

China Improves Childhood Cancer Treatment, but ...
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Rwanda's Model: Progress, With More Work Ahead

Rwanda's Model: Progress, With More Work Ahead
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Regaining Innocence in Rural America

Regaining Innocence in Rural America
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New Hospital in Hong Kong Boosts Childhood Cancer Care

New Hospital in Hong Kong Boosts Childhood Canc...
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Upcoming Philadelphia Based App Connects LGBTQ Folks with Informed Affordable Health Care

Upcoming Philadelphia Based App Connects LGBTQ ...
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The Surprising Rural Health-Care Legacy of the ‘60s

The Surprising Rural Health-Care Legacy of the ...
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