Three women in coffee leading the way: Stephanie Backus of Portland Roasting, coffee farmer Miguelina Villatoro of Guatemala, and coffee exporter/processor Loyreth Sosa. Here they discuss coffee prices as they survey beans ready for milling. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Step Aside, Gents. Witness The Rise Of Women In Coffee

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Coffee beans are raked to dry in the sun in western Guatemala. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Journey Of A Specialty Coffee Bean, From Cherry To Cup

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A young parishioner carries plates filled with fried fish and potatoes to a table during a Lenten Friday fish fry at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Littleton, Colo., in 2009. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Parents are currently advised to switch toddlers to reduced-fat milk at age 2. David M. Goehring/Via Flickr hide caption

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Japanese women drink green tea during an outdoor tea ceremony in Kobe, Japan. Making the brew a daily habit may be protective against stroke. Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images hide caption

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A Daily Habit Of Green Tea Or Coffee Cuts Stroke Risk

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If Caffeine Can Boost The Memory Of Bees, Can It Help Us, Too?

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Napping in class may be common, but it's also a sign that kids need more sleep. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Sacrificing Sleep Makes For Run-Down Teens — And Parents

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From left: 8-year-old Celedonia, 3-year-old Gavin, Amy Spencer and Doug Brown gather around the kitchen as Doug prepares a fruit salad for dinner. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Family Dinner: Treasured Tradition Or Bygone Ideal?

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