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Assaults Surge at Washington Mental Hospital

Assaults Surge at Washington Mental Hospital

By Martha Bellisle | Dec 3
Assaults are on the rise at Western State Hospital, leaving patients, their families and health care workers fearful on a daily basis

LGBTQ Caravan Migrants May Have to 'Prove' Their Gender or Sexual Identity at U.S. Border

LGBTQ Caravan Migrants May Have to 'Prove' Their Gender or Sexual Identity at U.S. Border

By Stefan Vogler | Nov 30
A smaller caravan within the caravan of Central American refugees fleeing toward the U.S. border has broken away due to discrimination from other migrants. These LGBTQ refugees will face more challenges when they arrive at the U.S. border.

Scientists: World Still Isn't Ready for Gene-Edited Babies

Scientists: World Still Isn't Ready for Gene-Edited Babies

By Marilynn Marchione | Nov 29
A group of leading scientists has declared that it's still too soon to try making permanent changes to DNA that can be inherited by future generations, as a Chinese researcher claims to have done.

Breast Implant Injuries Hidden As Patients' Questions Mount

Breast Implant Injuries Hidden As Patients' Questions Mount

By Meghan Hoyer | Nov 28
Last fall, something strange happened: Thousands of problems with breast implants flooded the FDA's system. More than 4,000 injury reports filed in the last half of 2017. Another 8,000 in the first six months of 2018.

Breast Implants Reveal Problems in Tracking Device Safety

Breast Implants Reveal Problems in Tracking Device Safety

By Meghan Hoyer | Nov 28
A massive surge in breast implant reports may be linked to bulk reporting that gave a false impression of the number of complaints.

Meth is Back and Hospitalizations Surge

Meth is Back and Hospitalizations Surge

By Anna Gorman | Nov 28
The number of people hospitalized because of amphetamine use is skyrocketing in the United States, but the resurgence of the drug largely has been overshadowed by the nation's intense focus on opioids.

Americans Would Give Up Just About Anything for Perfect Health

Americans Would Give Up Just About Anything for Perfect Health

Nov 27
A study of 2,000 American adults examined how frequently people get sick, as well as the steps they take to cope and prevent getting sick in the future.

In Health Insurance Wastelands, Rosier Options Crop Up for 2019

In Health Insurance Wastelands, Rosier Options Crop Up for 2019

By Jordon Rau | Nov 27
Two cities are experiencing something unprecedented: Premiums are sinking and choices are sprouting.

Check Your Medical Records for Dangerous Errors

Check Your Medical Records for Dangerous Errors

By Judith Graham | Nov 26
Nearly 1 in 10 people who access records online end up requesting that they be corrected for a variety of reasons.

First Gene-Edited Babies Claimed in China

First Gene-Edited Babies Claimed in China

By Marilynn Marchione | Nov 26
A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world's first genetically edited babies — twin girls born this month whose DNA he said he altered with a powerful new tool capable of rewriting the very blueprint of life.

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