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13-year-old Will Cornejo of Lone Tree, Colo., recovers at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children in Denver from what doctors suspect is enterovirus 68. His parents found him unconscious on the couch and called 911. He was flown to Denver for treatment. Cyrus McCrimmon/Denver Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Depression and chronic pain are associated with dry-eye syndrome, a British study finds. And it's more likely as you age. Boris Lyubner/Illustration Works/Corbis hide caption

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Third-year medical student Allie Tetreault, left, talks with Gabrielle Nuki, 16, at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. Gabrielle helps med students practice patient care. Patti Wight/MPBN hide caption

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About 40 percent of high schools start before 8 a.m., which contributes to chronic sleep deprivation among teens, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Chris Waits/Flickr hide caption

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Justin McCowan, 39, has Down syndrome and lives at home with his parents in Santa Monica, Calif. Benjamin B. Morris for NPR hide caption

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