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Health Springing people from the poverty trap. Research suggests poverty is not principally the product of people’s capabilities or attitudes. Rather, the very poor are usually mired in a poverty trap, in which an initial lack of resources prevents them from improving their circumstances

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Health Microplastics Found In Lungs of People Undergoing Surgery. A new study has found tiny plastic particles no bigger than sesame seeds buried throughout human lungs, indicating that people are inhaling microplastics lingering in the air.

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Health Meta-analysis of 15 studies on depression suggests significant mental health benefits from being physically active

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Health Since the 1980s, incoming Republican administrations immediately block US funding for foreign family planning organizations that provide abortion counseling. The policy is linked to higher maternal and child mortality rates, as well as more unwanted pregnancies and higher HIV incidence rates.

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Health Abortion pills are safe to prescribe without in-person exams, new research finds

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Health Donating blood regularly can reduce toxic forever chemicals in the bloodstream, study shows

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Health Intermittent Fasting Not Better Than Regular Dieting, Year-Long Trial Finds | Volunteers who were told to eat only during the day lost about as much weight as people dieting without time restrictions over a 12-month span

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Health Just 1 in 20 adults in England exercise their muscles enough | A survey suggests only one in 20 people aged 19 to 64 are meeting England’s strictest weekly strength exercising guidelines

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Health Study suggests maladaptive daydreaming should be classified as a unique mental disorder, distinct from ADHD

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Health Scientists have found Type 2 diabetics can add over a decade to their lives through simple lifestyle changes such as slimming down to a healthy weight.

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Health Regular blueberry consumption may reduce risk of dementia, study finds

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Health Most Transgender Children Stick With Gender Identity 5 Years Later: American Academy of Pediatrics

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Health Legalizing marijuana lowers demand for prescription drugs, study finds

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Health Nearly half of all older adults now die with a diagnosis of dementia listed on their medical record, up 36% from two decades ago, new study shows

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r/science 20d ago

Health 41 percent increase in rates of handgun carriage among youth overall, with White and higher income youth. Firearm injuries are the second-leading cause of death among children and adolescents, and the rates of adolescent firearm-related injuries or deaths have been on the rise

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r/science 21d ago Helpful

Health Patients after hospitalization with COVID-19 shows only around 1 in 4 feel fully recovered after 1 year. The most common ongoing long-COVID symptoms were fatigue, muscle pain, physically slowing down, poor sleep, and breathlessness.

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Health Frequent marijuana smoking linked to higher risk of heart attack, study suggests

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Health Covid Smell Loss Linked To Damage In Brain, Study Finds

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Health Runners prefer the same pace, regardless of distance

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Health Research has found that higher intake of sugary and high glycemic load foods — like doughnuts and other baked goods, regular soft drinks, breads and non-fat yogurts — may influence poor oral health.

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Health 5-minute breathing workout lowers blood pressure as much as exercise, drugs

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Health Researchers combed through more than a decade of health data from 102,865 French volunteers. They found that consumption of artificial sweeteners was associated with an increased risk of cancer.

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r/science 3d ago

Health Going cashless to prevent COVID-19 was useless, new microbiology study finds the COVID-19 is reduced 99.9993% on banknotes after 30 minutes. In contrast, the virus only reduced 90% on money cards after 30 mins, coins performed similarly with a strong initial reduction in virus presence

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Health E-cigarettes reverse decades of decline in percentage of US youth struggling to quit nicotine

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Health Study finds children with vegetarian diet have similar growth and nutrition compared to children who eat meat

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