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A CT woman gave a kidney to her husband in robotic...

Cristina and Angel DeJesus each have one kidney today.That’s because on Tuesday, both of Angel DeJesus’ diseased and enlarged kidneys were removed in a robotic operation, and he now has one given by his wife in a dual transplant operation at Yale New Haven Hospital.

N.J. offering $16M in grants to help college students with mental...

New Jersey is offering $16 million in grants to help colleges and other institutions of higher education address their students’ mental health needs, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday.

Living with Children: Why ‘gentle parenting’ is a cult mentality

This is the Age of the Parenting Cult, the latest iteration of which is so-called “gentle parenting.”

Here’s how to stay healthy as respiratory illnesses spread this holiday...

The holidays are back to their pre-pandemic glories, with the airline industry already expecting record-breaking travel days. But your loved ones aren’t the only ones coming to town this season: A team of highly-contagious respiratory viruses may also visit, and they likely have no plans to leave anytime soon.

Healthy Men: Why guys need to man up to flu

I’ve already had my COVID-19 shot and two boosters, but my wife is bugging me to get a flu vaccine. I say that the COVID shots will protect me. She disagrees. Who’s right?

Real-world evidence study of regenerative medicine and shoulder surgery

Applying regenerative medicine to a common shoulder surgery could have an impact on the need for follow-up revision surgery in some patients, according to a Mayo Clinic study of real-world evidence

Consumer Health: Quitting smoking is hard — increase your chance of...

The American Cancer Society has hosted the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November for more than 40 years. This year, it's on Thursday, Nov. 17, and you can join thousands of people across the country taking charge of their health that day by quitting smoking.

Confidence in science has plummeted. Here’s why we might want to...

At the start of the pandemic, concerned friends and family turned to Jennifer Dixon for all of their COVID-19 questions: Should I wipe down my groceries? Are packages from China dangerous?

Shortage of popular antibiotic amoxicillin leaves Chicago area patients scrambling

Amid a year of product shortages, the latest hard-to-find item is amoxicillin. A tight supply in the Chicago area has left some parents going from pharmacy to pharmacy looking for the medication, and asking doctors to prescribe alternatives.

California voters approve ban on sale of flavored tobacco products

California voters on Tuesday passed a ballot measure to uphold a 2020 law that banned the sale of most flavored tobacco products, giving anti-tobacco advocates an expected victory in a multiyear fight against the industry to mitigate a youth vaping crisis.