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Who Can Speak for the Patient?
Readers told us stories of their fun fathers. Here were the best submissions:
You asked, we answered: What is the best way to help a child lose weight? #askwell
Ever wondered why asparagus makes your pee smell funny? Here's why:
What do you do if you have dense breast tissue? @ronicaryn grapples with murky answers.
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Provocative Bittman column today, on how the food industry is punishing its customer base.…
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With Blood Pressure, Lower Is Not Always Better
Physical activity may encourage beneficial germs to thrive in your gut, while inactivity could do the reverse.
Exercise and the ‘Good’ Bugs in Our Gut
The new whole-grain movement:
Alas, you have to be a savvy consumer even when someone is near death. Questions to ask when choosing a hospice:…
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Can you get an accurate breast cancer screening if you have dense breast tissue?
Part 2 of our focus on maternal mental illness - one mother's heartbreaking struggle : "After Baby, an Unraveling"
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Climbing Out of the Darkness of Maternal Mental Illness
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Heartbreaking story of mother, accomplished lawyer & beloved aunt afflicted by maternal mental illness.
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Should states require screening for maternal mental illness? NJ does, but it hasn’t worked as well as hoped.
Dense Breasts May Obscure Mammogram Results
Ask Well: Feeding Heavy and Thin Kids Together
Feeling itchy? How to steer clear of poison ivy:
Do you have a question about fatty liver disease? #askwell
Postpartum depression isn’t always postpartum – or always depression.
Pretty fascinating story on the new whole grain movement taking shape on the west coast by @SophieEganNYT…
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Where to find help for postpartum depression and other maternal mental illnesses
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