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Kids Sports With the Highest Concussion Rates

Concussion rates vary widely across youth sports, with the greatest injury risk in higher-contact games like rugby, hockey and football, a new research review finds. Overall, young athletes experienced...

The Cuban Health Paradox

A newborn rests beside his mother’s bed at the Ana Betancourt de Mora Hospital in Camagüey. The World Health Organization on Tuesday declared Cuba the first country in the...

Why I Regret Donating My Eggs

This is for the college-aged girls. The ones who are in their “prime,” convinced they’re mostly invincible and totally strapped for cash. Because college is expensive — and so...

The Sickest City in Every State

The long debate over the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has, if nothing else, put the spotlight on the poor state of the country’s health and health care system. Across...