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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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Meet the Canadian doctor who prescribes money to low-income patients

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Saving the Teeth of Patients With Special Needs

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House Calls Can Lead to Dramatically Better Health Outcomes Among the Elderly

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Laughter an Unlikely Medicine for America's Veterans

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Virtual Reality as Therapy for Pain

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Vaccines by air as drone medicine service takes off in Ghana

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What Can the U.S. Health System Learn From Singapore?

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For Refugee Children, Reading Helps Heal Trauma

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How drones are delivering lifesaving medical supplies in Rwanda

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In African Villages, These Phones Become Ultrasound Scanners

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A Shave, a Haircut – and a Blood Pressure Check

A Shave, a Haircut – and a Blood Pressure Check
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Hospital develops AI to identify patients likely to skip appointments

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Mercy aims to lower costs by assisting frequent ER patients

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Mass. prisons start offering medication to treat addiction

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These Native Women Are Healing Themselves and Their Communities by Running

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UPS is now using drones to deliver blood to a hospital

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Mobile Health Clinic Unveiled To Serve Uninsured While Lowering Emergency Room Use

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Helping the Homeless to Make Their Medical Preferences Known

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Immigrants here illegally were waiting until near death to get dialysis. A new Colorado policy changes that.

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Anti-vaxx propaganda has gone viral on Facebook. Pinterest has a cure

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