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Workplace Wellness Programs Barely Move the Needle, Study Finds

Workplace Wellness Programs Barely Move the Needle, Study Finds

By Julie Appleby | Apr 19
Workplace wellness programs have become an $8 billion industry in the U.S. But a study published Tuesday in JAMA found they don't cut costs for employers, reduce absenteeism or improve workers' health.

5 Songs to Support, Heal and Inspire

5 Songs to Support, Heal and Inspire

By Matthew Wexler | Apr 19
EDGE turned to our community of more than 200,000 Facebook followers and asked what artists and songs give you inspiration. The response was overwhelming! Here are some of your favorite picks.

How Brain Scans Shed Light on PTSD

How Brain Scans Shed Light on PTSD

Apr 18
Can brain scans shed light on the complexities of post traumatic stress disorder?

Hot or Not? Plastic Surgeon Weighs in on 4 Skincare Trends

Hot or Not? Plastic Surgeon Weighs in on 4 Skincare Trends

Apr 18
Are you ready for a spring refresh? Several skincare treatments are being touted as the next big thing, but do they really work? We asked a board-certified plastic surgeon to find out.

Baby Boy Receiving Treatment After Being Born Without Skin

Baby Boy Receiving Treatment After Being Born Without Skin

Apr 17
Doctors are working toward a diagnosis and care plan for a baby boy who has spent the first three months of his life in hospitals after he was born without skin.

New Cholesterol Study: Yay or Nay on Eggs?

New Cholesterol Study: Yay or Nay on Eggs?

Apr 17
Just in time for Easter eggs, a recent study revisited the issue about eating foods high in cholesterol. The findings are nuanced but suggest that those with high cholesterol may want to limit food with cholesterol.

Half of Americans Delay Medical or Dental Procedures Because They Can't Afford It

Half of Americans Delay Medical or Dental Procedures Because They Can't Afford It

Apr 17
Ever delayed a dental or medical procedure because of your wallet? You're far from alone since one in two Americans have postponed a procedure due to cost, according to new research.

Why It's Hard to Remove or Diagnose Mentally Ill or Unstable Presidents

Why It's Hard to Remove or Diagnose Mentally Ill or Unstable Presidents

Apr 16
The recently reissued "Night of Camp David" by veteran D.C. journalist Fletcher Knebel illuminates the daunting challenges that arise when the commander in chief is mentally unfit and unwilling to acknowledge it.

Adventurous Identities: Intersex Soldiers and Cross-Dressing Women at War

Adventurous Identities: Intersex Soldiers and Cross-Dressing Women at War

Apr 16
A documentary from the Smithsonian Institute, examining new DNA and physical anthropology evidence, suggests the famous cavalry officer Casimir Pulaski (1745-1779) might have been a woman, or intersex.

Study Finds Diabetes Drug May Prevent, Slow Kidney Disease

Study Finds Diabetes Drug May Prevent, Slow Kidney Disease

By Marilynn Marchione | Apr 16
A drug that's used to help control blood sugar in people with diabetes has now been shown to help prevent or slow kidney disease, which causes millions of deaths each year.

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