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Inch-by-Inch, Medical Services Company Publishes Survey of Penis Size by State

Inch-by-Inch, Medical Services Company Publishes Survey of Penis Size by State

Jan 22
A New York-LA-based medical services company published a survey of penis size by state.

It's Cold! A Physiologist Explains How to Keep Your Body Warm

It's Cold! A Physiologist Explains How to Keep Your Body Warm

By JohnEric Smith, Mississippi State University | Jan 22
Whether waiting for a bus, playing outside or walking the dog — during the colder winter season, everyone is looking for ways to stay warm. Luckily, the process your body uses to break down foods serves as an internal heater.

Why Older Adults Should Eat More Protein (And Lay Off Protein Shakes)

Why Older Adults Should Eat More Protein (And Lay Off Protein Shakes)

By Judith Graham | Jan 22
Older adults need to eat more protein-rich foods when losing weight, dealing with a chronic or acute illness, or facing a hospitalization, according to a growing consensus among scientists.

Patients Turn to GoFundMe When Money and Hope Run Out

Patients Turn to GoFundMe When Money and Hope Run Out

By Mark Zdechlik, Minnesota Public Radio | Jan 22
GoFundMe, the largest online, crowdsourced fundraising platform, says contributors have raised more than $5 billion, all told, from 50 million donations in the eight years it has been in business.

Why is the South the Least-Healthy Region in the U.S.?

Why is the South the Least-Healthy Region in the U.S.?

By Jay Maddock, Texas A&M University | Jan 22
What's causing residents of Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana and other southern states to live such short lives, while experiencing higher rates of cancer, diabetes and heart disease?

China Says Doctor Behind Gene-Edited Babies Acted On His Own

China Says Doctor Behind Gene-Edited Babies Acted On His Own

Jan 21
Chinese investigators have determined that the doctor behind the reported birth of two babies whose genes had been edited acted on his own and will be punished for any violations of the law.

Timberlake Pops in on Patients at Texas Children's Hospital

Timberlake Pops in on Patients at Texas Children's Hospital

Jan 20
Justin Timberlake has pulled some sunshine from his pocket for the patients at a Texas children's hospital.

World's Oldest Man, 113, Dies at His Home in Northern Japan

World's Oldest Man, 113, Dies at His Home in Northern Japan

By Mari Yamaguchi | Jan 20
The world's oldest man has died at his home — a hot springs inn — in northern Japan at the age of 113.

A Crisis in the Making for Immigrant Healthcare

A Crisis in the Making for Immigrant Healthcare

Jan 20
While the Trump administration decides whether to adopt a controversial policy that could jeopardize the legal status of immigrants who use public programs like Medicaid, doctors and clinics are torn between informing patients about the potential risks.

Life in Limbo: Leftover Embryos Vex Clinics, Couples

Life in Limbo: Leftover Embryos Vex Clinics, Couples

By Marilynn Marchione | Jan 19
Tens of thousands of embryos are stuck in limbo in fertility clinics, leftovers from pregnancy attempts and broken dreams of parenthood.

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