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Bringing Finland to America: Lessons from the happiest place on Earth

Finland, which topped the United Nations report this year as the happiest country on the planet, is a land filled with saunas, forests and … Read more

Federal Study On Alcohol To Be Canceled Due To Credibility Issues

Postcard From D.C. Courthouse: Medicaid Work Requirements And Manafort

Oral arguments are heard in a legal challenge regarding the state of Kentucky’s requirement that adults who gained Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act’s expansion prove that they work or volunteer in order to get health coverage. Read more

A look at the most popular summer shoes that are terrible for your feet

Flip-flop season has finally arrived, and it's terrible for your feet. Read more

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ California Here We Come

In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Carrie Feibel of KQED San Francisco, Anna Maria Barry-Jester of FiveThirtyEight.com and Joanne Kenen of Politico report from San Francisco on the complicated health politics of the Golden State and the latest news on a lawsuit challenging parts of the Affordable Care Act. Plus, for extra credit, the panelists offer their favorite health stories of the week. Read more

How to grill summer salads

If you're looking for something lighter, healthier and tastier than typical grilled fare, then think about cooking up a salad on the grill. You heard us right: We're talking about grilled salads. Not only can you cook the obvious chicken breast or steak for your salad, but the grill also does wonders with... Read more

Where do you stand on bystander CPR?

A recent survey confirmed what many have suspected: If you collapsed, there's a good chance that the average bystander would not be prepared to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation. And if they tried to revive you, there's an even better chance they wouldn't do it correctly. Of course, there is a... Read more

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10 great Father's Day gifts for all kinds of dads

You could go with a classic tie or "World's Best Dad" mug, but why not step your Father's Day game up a bit? These 10 gift ideas have a lit… Read more

5 effective (and free) online workouts you can do at home

Whether you're not into expensive trendy fitness classes or just don't feel like leaving your house to get a good workout, here's a look at… Read more

Which candies pack the most sugar?

While it's unlikely that candy will ever be classified as healthy fare, some confections have a lot more sugar jam-packed into their bright… Read more

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Follow-up care important for people born with atrial septal defect

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My grandson was born with an atrial septal defect and already has had surgery. His health care provider says he shouldn't have any lasting problems; yet, he'll need to have regular checkups with a cardiologist until he is an adult. What will the cardiologist be looking for? Read more

IQ scores are falling and have been for decades, new study finds

IQ scores have been steadily falling for the past few decades, and environmental factors are to blame, a new study says. Read more

Heart failure despite a strong pump

Q: I was recently diagnosed with heart failure. On my discharge paper work from the hospital, it says I have "heart failure with preserved ejection fraction." A: Since you were admitted to the hospital with heart failure, you likely had symptoms such as shortness of breath, leg swelling, fatigue and... Read more