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Faith Drives A Father To Create A Test For Childhood Cancer

Noah Shaw was diagnosed with a potentially fatal cancer when he was just 4 months old. That didn't shake his father's faith in God. But it did drive him to try to invent an early cancer test.

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Chemist Turns Software Developer After Son's Cancer Diagnosis

The parents of a young boy made a terrible discovery while looking through photographs they had taken of him as a baby. They noticed a white dot where a black pupil should have been.

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Learning A New Skill Works Best To Keep Your Brain Sharp

Brain training has become a multimillion dollar industry. But if you want to improve your memory, don't waste your time and money on brain games. You'd be better off learning to quilt.

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You Had Me At Hello: The Science Behind First Impressions

Maybe it's really true that you never get a second chance to make a first impression. People judge a person's personality from the first word they speak, scientists say. Try it yourself with our quiz.

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Test First Before Going For Those Testosterone Supplements

It sounds so simple; slap on a testosterone patch and you're feeling young again. But for many men, the problem may really be obesity or diabetes. Here's how to know.

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Testosterone, The Biggest Men's Health Craze Since Viagra, May Be Risky

Clinics touting prescription testosterone as the answer to low energy and decreased sex drive are proliferating across the country. But these 'low T' clinics may be putting men's health at risk.

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Fear Of Addiction Means Chronic Pain Goes Untreated

The FDA's decision to approve a new painkiller has met with fierce opposition. Judy Foreman, author of A Nation in Pain, tells NPR's Scott Simon why pain relief is such a highly polarized subject.

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FDA Moves To Regulate Increasingly Popular E-Cigarettes

If the agency has its way, it will ban sales to minors and keep e-cigarettes out of vending machines. People also would be warned that the nicotine vapor the devices emit is addictive.

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FDA Advisers Vote Against Approving New Opioid Painkiller

The developer of Moxduo says the drug, which combines morphine and oxycodone, would provide faster pain relief. But reviewers say there's not enough evidence that the combination drug is safer.

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Psychological Consequences Of Calling Obesity A Disease

Does thinking about obesity as a disease lead to bad diet choices? A new study suggests so. Crystal Hoyt talks about her new research. Physician Dr. Leslie Walker also weighs in.

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