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How Local Initiatives Seek to Limit Opioid Addiction

How Local Initiatives Seek to Limit Opioid Addiction

The opioid crisis is arresting on each individual at its mercy; however, putting opioid addicts into another prison is not the solution.
The Diabetic Diet Healthy Satisfying and Nutritious

The Diabetic Diet: Healthy, Satisfying and Nutritious

Now, as much as ever, it is widely understood that what you eat determines how healthy you are. This is especially true for people with diabetes.
8 Ways to Ensure Your Teen s Safety Behind the Wheel

8 Ways to Ensure Your Teen’s Safety Behind the Wheel

Times and technology change, but parents worrying about their teenagers getting behind the wheel is eternal. A combination of communication, preparation and technology can help.
Healthy Habits You Can Implement for a Good Night s Sleep

Healthy Habits You Can Implement for a Good Night's Sleep

Quality sleep goes beyond the number of hours of shut eye — understanding the three elements to a soothing snooze is all the difference between feeling wide awake and feeling barely there.
Identifying and Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Identifying and Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Oral appliance therapy is an effective alternative treatment for those suffering from obstructive sleep apnea.

Breakthroughs in Alzheimer's Treatments Expected in the Next Decade

Prevention & TreatmentBasic scientific research on Alzheimer’s disease is still in its early stages. Doctors expect great breakthroughs on treatments within the next 10 years.

Breakthroughs in Alzheimer's Treatments Expected in the Next Decade

How Rebecca Black Found Her Voice After “Friday”

AdvocacyFor plenty of 13-year-olds, scoring a viral hit sounds like a dream come true. For Black, the star of 2011’s “Friday,” it wasn’t quite so simple.

How Rebecca Black Found Her Voice After “Friday”

Don’t Let End-of-Life Care Decisions Take You by Surprise

Prevention & TreatmentWhile facing our own mortality can be difficult, being as informed as possible now about end-of-life care is important for you and your loved ones.

Don’t Let End-of-Life Care Decisions Take You by Surprise

The True Price of a Costly Medical Education System

AdvocacyWhen medical school costs the same as a home, low-income students often abandon their dreams of entering the physician workforce.

The True Price of a Costly Medical Education System

An Innovative Therapy for Managing Treatment Resistant Depression

SponsoredA new investigational medication may help patients with treatment-resistant depression find relief.

An Innovative Therapy for Managing Treatment Resistant Depression

Getting Intimate with the Editors at Refinery29

Education & ResearchFrom their sexual role models to masturbation techniques, we caught up with two of Refinery29's health editors — and nothing was off the record.

Getting Intimate with the Editors at Refinery29