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How to Find Sunscreen That Doesn’t Leave a White or Purple Cast
As we slather on sunscreen to emerge for the summer, some dermatologists and sunscreen users of color are taking to…
Abortion and Pregnancy from a Health Perspective
As an independent health-driven nonprofit, MedShadow’s mission is to ensure that all people have information on the risks and benefits…
How to Quit Smoking or Juul
Most of us know that smoking—be it conventional cigarettes or electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes)–is likely to harm our health in some…
Covid Vaccines for Kids Under 5
When the first COVID-19 vaccination was authorized back in December 2020, millions of eligible people lined up at vaccination sites,…
Is It Burnout or Depression?
Download the full Burnout or Depression Infograph. Puja Aggarwal, MD, a neurologist, remembers the time six years ago she experienced…
Reducing Your Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals
Diethylstilbestrol (DES), a drug given to pregnant women in hopes of preventing preterm births (it doesn’t work) was the first…
How to Choose a Safe Sunscreen
We all know we’re supposed to wear sunscreen daily to prevent sunburns, premature aging and skin cancer, though many of…
Trying to cut back on alcohol? Here’s what works
Happy hour can be a tasty way to relax after a long day, but alcohol can interact with your medicines…
Outdoor Workouts, When You Don’t Feel Like Running
We all know that most exercise is good exercise. With spring weather rolling in, you may want to know that…
Staring at an image of yourself on Zoom has serious consequences for mental health – especially for women
In the past few years, people across the world have spent more time on video chat programs like Zoom and…
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