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A tip sheet from the National Institute on Aging can help you make the most out of doctor's visits.
September 22, 2020

Prepare for your doctor’s visit with this tip sheet

It's important to communicate well with your health care providers at any age. But when you're an older...

Older Adult Health
Using lasers, NIDDK researchers showed droplets of saliva as people spoke.
September 17, 2020

Lasers could be key to tracking viruses

Lasers may light the way to how respiratory viruses spread from person to person. Scientists at the National Institute of...

Infectious Diseases

PregSource helps NIH researchers better understand how women experience pregnancy.
September 15, 2020

NIH launches Spanish version of PregSource

Say hello—and hola—to the Spanish version of PregSource! PregSource is an important research resource from the National Institutes of Health. ...

High-Risk Pregnancy
The National Eye Institute is raising awareness about eye health in 2020.
September 03, 2020

2020: The year of vision health

20/20 vision is the definition of good eyesight. So this year, 2020, is a perfect time to spread the word about healthy...

Eye Care

June 04, 2020

Bite-sized research videos made just for you

Allosteric modulator? Zinc finger nuclease? If these terms leave you scratching your head, you’re not alone. Science can be tricky...

Understanding Medical Research
The Easy-to-Read Drug Facts website offers information on drug misuse, addiction, and treatment.
May 28, 2020

Easy-to-read drug facts from NIH

Finding reliable information about drug misuse and addiction can be a challenge. But the National Institute on Drug Abuse makes...

Drug Use and Addiction

May 26, 2020

Learn about environmental health the fun way

What does a bee use to brush its hair? A honeycomb! If you're a kid, or a kid at...

Environmental Health
February 18, 2020

Safe to Sleep: Online resources for SIDS

Did you know that blankets shouldn't be used in cribs for babies under 1 year old? This is one of...

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

February 17, 2020

Students speak up about mental health

A national essay challenge encouraged students to address the challenges of stigma, fear, and improving mental health education and treatment,...

Mental Health
Bioengineers at Rice University are learning more about 3D printing for human organs.
January 03, 2020

3D printing for human organs and tissue

It may sound like science fiction, but new research is studying how 3D printing (or bioprinting) organs and tissues may one...

Organ Donation