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As Syphilis Invades Rural America, A Fraying Health Safety Net Is Failing To Stop It

As Syphilis Invades Rural America, A Fraying Health Safety Net Is Failing To Stop It

By Lauren Weber | Apr 23
Pregnant women, young men and teens are all part of the rapidly growing number of syphilis patients coming to the Choices Medical Services clinic in the rural southwestern corner of Missouri.

Why Men Need Estrogen, Too

Why Men Need Estrogen, Too

Apr 23
You don't normally think of women needing testosterone and men needing estrogen. But when those levels drop for women and men, respectively, a wide range of symptoms may be suffered.

When is Dead Really Dead? New Study Reinforces That Death is a Vast Gray Area

When is Dead Really Dead? New Study Reinforces That Death is a Vast Gray Area

Apr 22
Brain death is difficult to conceptualize, as it is a less visible form of death. And isn't it so much easier to believe what we can see?

Is Your Childhood Measles Vaccination Still Working? 5 Questions Answered

Is Your Childhood Measles Vaccination Still Working? 5 Questions Answered

By Eyal Amiel | Apr 22
Given all the attention around measles, here's what people who believe they have been vaccinated should know.

Workplace Wellness Programs Barely Move the Needle, Study Finds

Workplace Wellness Programs Barely Move the Needle, Study Finds

By Julie Appleby | Apr 19
Workplace wellness programs have become an $8 billion industry in the U.S. But a study published Tuesday in JAMA found they don't cut costs for employers, reduce absenteeism or improve workers' health.

5 Songs to Support, Heal and Inspire

5 Songs to Support, Heal and Inspire

By Matthew Wexler | Apr 19
EDGE turned to our community of more than 200,000 Facebook followers and asked what artists and songs give you inspiration. The response was overwhelming! Here are some of your favorite picks.

How Brain Scans Shed Light on PTSD

How Brain Scans Shed Light on PTSD

Apr 18
Can brain scans shed light on the complexities of post traumatic stress disorder?

Hot or Not? Plastic Surgeon Weighs in on 4 Skincare Trends

Hot or Not? Plastic Surgeon Weighs in on 4 Skincare Trends

Apr 18
Are you ready for a spring refresh? Several skincare treatments are being touted as the next big thing, but do they really work? We asked a board-certified plastic surgeon to find out.

Baby Boy Receiving Treatment After Being Born Without Skin

Baby Boy Receiving Treatment After Being Born Without Skin

Apr 17
Doctors are working toward a diagnosis and care plan for a baby boy who has spent the first three months of his life in hospitals after he was born without skin.

New Cholesterol Study: Yay or Nay on Eggs?

New Cholesterol Study: Yay or Nay on Eggs?

Apr 17
Just in time for Easter eggs, a recent study revisited the issue about eating foods high in cholesterol. The findings are nuanced but suggest that those with high cholesterol may want to limit food with cholesterol.

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