Sleepless Nights May Put The Aging Brain At Risk Of Dementia

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Federal health officials recommend 1,000 milligrams of calcium per day for people younger than 50, but some are overdoing it. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Too Much Calcium Could Cause Kidney, Heart Problems, Researchers Say

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When it comes to learning how to drive, your teen is probably as harried as you are. Research shows that scare tactics meant to instill caution, though, are less effective than kind words. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Cheer Up: It's Just Your Child Behind The Wheel

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Is HIV Still A Death Sentence? Young People Weigh In

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A promising crop of new migraine treatments could alleviate the suffering of millions of Americans. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Many Migraines Can Be Prevented With Treatments, But Few People Use Them

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Is The Coconut Water Craze All It's Cracked Up To Be?

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Contact with animals and dirty environments may be one reason farm kids are less likely to get allergies, researchers say. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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To Sniff Out Childhood Allergies, Researchers Head To The Farm

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Some fear that with rising medical costs and an aging population, the country's nursing staff will be stretched too thin. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Need A Nurse? You May Have To Wait

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Douglas Harlow Brown, 80, of East Lansing, Mich., watches birds inside a medical rehab facility. Brittney Lohmiller for NPR hide caption

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Your Stories Of Being Sick Inside The U.S. Health Care System

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Doctors' Due Diligence: Measuring Kids' Blood Pressure

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I could use some shushing and swaddling right about now. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Swaddling and Shushing Help Soothe Babies After Vaccinations

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Why Women Suffer More Migraines Than Men

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Facebook May Not Be So Friendly For Those With Low Self-Esteem

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Studies show that friends and family gain weight — and lose weight — together. Sean Locke/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Gain Together, Lose Together: The Weight-Loss 'Halo' Effect

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How To Relieve Pain From Sinus Infections

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