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The counties where the anti-vaccine movement thrives in the US

In 18 states, parents can choose to exempt their children from vaccines for nonmedical 'philosophical' or 'personal belief' reasons. Read more

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Doctor: Shootings reflect our violent society

Dr. Deborah Kuhls talks about her experience as a trauma surgeon treating gunshot victims as the feud between the National Rifle Associatio… Read more

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Health Nerd Books For The Holidays

In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Stephanie Armour of The Wall Street Journal, Joanne Kenen of Politico and Anna Edney of Bloomberg News discuss the latest on open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act and Medicare; new moves by the Food and Drug Administration to regulate tobacco and nicotine products; and whether House Democrats will pursue a “Medicare-for-all” bill in the next Congress. Plus, for extra credit, the panelists recommend their favorite health policy books for your holiday reading and gifting pleasure. Read more


Are you vaccinating your children this year. Read more

Guest column: Auburn recovery organization Nick's Ride eyes new facility

Some people spend their entire lives searching for a purpose. Joel Campagnola’s purpose wasn’t evident until he tragically lost his son, Ni… Read more


11th child dies in adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey

An 11th child has died and 23 additional children have become sick in connection with an adenovirus outbreak at a New Jersey health care facility, the state's Department of Health announced Friday. Read more

Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health articles from the week so you don’t have to. Read more

A cancer survivor thought she'd never run again after losing her leg. Now, she's training for a half-Ironman

Alma Faz was just 19 when her right leg was amputated. Read more


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More danger, more pay? America’s 15 deadliest jobs

Do deadlier jobs pay more?  Read more

The top 10 cities where people rarely go to the doctor

Routine doctor’s visits should be a key component of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Instead, trends in the data suggest the opposite. Read more

The 25 states with the most credit card fraud

Credit card fraud is at an all-time high. Read more

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Take advantage of virtuous vegetables

It's not news that vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet. They supply vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber and naturally occurring compounds called phytochemicals that are associated with improved gastrointestinal health and vision, and reduced risk of arthritis, heart disease, stroke,... Read more

10 myths about health savings accounts

When you're choosing a health plan for the year-- whether you get coverage through your employer or on your own-- one option may be a high-deductible plan that makes you eligible to contribute to a health savings account. There are a lot of misconceptions about how HSAs work. Health savings accounts offer a... Read more

Poor diet linked to post-traumatic stress disorder

Courtesy of Loma Linda University. A study published in the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity shows that adolescent rats who consume a diet high in saturated fats have a harder time coping with stress as adults. Moreover, researchers from Loma Linda University in California found that the areas of... Read more


10 insights on today's news that will make you smarter tomorrow

Stay in the know! Browse through opinions and analysis on today's hottest topics. Read more

Why the Pilgrims were actually able to survive

The Pilgrims repeatedly thanked God for their good fortune. But without two earlier developments, the entire undertaking at New Plymouth would have likely failed. Read more

What you missed this week in notable Auburn and Cayuga County crimes and court cases

This week's local crime & court updates from The Citizen Read more

How the presidential turkey pardon got its start

It's customary for the president of the United States to spare the life of a turkey each year for Thanksgiving. It's simply a part of the h… Read more