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Women May Be More Adept Than Men At Discerning Pain

Pain researchers say men and women respond differently to pain, and women may "feel more" pain than men. Understanding the differences in pain perception could lead to better treatments.

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In Rural Utah, Preventing Suicide Means Meeting Gun Owners Where They Are

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Both Party And Protest, 'Alright' Is The Sound Of Black Life's Duality

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Among patients age 12 and older in a study of people with mild, persistent asthma, more than half did just as well, or better, on a placebo as they did on a steroid inhaler used twice per day to prevent symptoms. hsyncoban/Getty Images hide caption

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Study Questions Mainstay Treatment For Mild Asthma

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