Sandy Palais, 73, of Arizona started lifting weights about 10 years ago after she was diagnosed with osteoporosis. Jason Millstein for NPR hide caption

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Seniors Can Still Bulk Up On Muscle By Pressing Iron
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An airline passenger wears a mask to protect against viruses. Passengers are at risk of becoming infected in the airplane's cabin, just as they would be in any crowded, confined space. Eitan Abramovich/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Some People Evade Colds And Others Don't
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Evidence shows babies fed with formula gain weight more rapidly than breastfed babies. Dr Craig/via Flickr hide caption

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Some Baby Formulas May Cause Faster Weight Gain
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Severe mental illness among college students has increased dramatically over the last ten years.  The most common problem is anxiety and depression. Allison Rose/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Depression On The Rise In College Students
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Jay Ducote with his award-winning Blackberry, Bourbon, Butt dish, a pork shoulder injected with honey and bourbon, and smoked for 12 hours.  Ducote appreciates good food and drink, but says he sometimes overdoes it. Nicole Colvin hide caption

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When Does Moderate Drinking Become A Problem?
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Yolanda Hilario and her younger teenage son, Noel, sit in their living room in South Central Los Angeles on Dec. 15. Hilario is trying to balance guidelines and independence for her two teenage boys. Dennis J. Provost for NPR hide caption

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When To Guide, When To Let Go Of Teenagers?
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As Newborn Heart Surgery Improves, Survivors Thrive
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As you walk, body weight passes through the base of the big toe. So that's where your shoe should bend. Courtesy of Emily Cook hide caption

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If The Shoe Hurts, There May Be A Remedy
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Parents Can Make A Difference With Anorexic Teens
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Over a third of U.S. adults are now getting their shots in places other than a doctor's office, like at this CVS store in Rockville, Md. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Come With A Grocery List, Leave With A Flu Shot
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Making up sleep during the day didn't reduce the risk that kids in the study would gain weight. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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In Young Kids, Lack Of Sleep Linked To Obesity Later
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For women who carry certain genes, getting a double mastectomy before anything shows up on a mammogram may reduce breast and ovarian cancer risk. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Breast Removal Reduces Cancer Risk In Some Women
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CDC: Teen Vaccination Rates Rising
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Study: Hearing Loss Increases In U.S. Teens
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