Health Experts Call For Heart Checkups For Kids

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NCAA May Force Schools To Test For Sickle Cell Trait

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Maya Chamberlin, 4, needs a bone marrow transplant to treat a rare blood disease she was diagnosed with in September. Courtesy of the Chamberlin family hide caption

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4-Year-Old Girl Faces Long Odds In Search For Donor

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Lisa Uncles, a certified nurse-midwife who's the acting clinical director of the Family Health and Birth Center in Washington, visits a new mother a day after she gave birth. Clients of the center have fewer premature births, low birth weights and cesarean sections as compared with the city's African-American population overall. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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Teaching Black Women To Embrace Breast-Feeding

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Sam Kass, the assistant White House chef, picks spinach from the garden. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Kids Taste A Sweeter Veggie, White House Style

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Roberto Silva, 31, holds his 3-year-old son, Adil Noe Silva, at the CURE Orthopedic Pediatric Hospital in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Adil has spina bifida, and the doctors straightened his legs so that hopefully he will be able to walk with braces on his legs. The nonprofit hospital treats children with bone deformities such as clubfeet, dislocated hips and fused fingers. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Giving Hope To Honduran Children With Bone Defects

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U.S. Recalls 800,000 Swine Flu Vaccine

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A Special Sister Deserves A Special Big Brother

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Dairy Groups Fight To Keep Chocolate Milk On Menu

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Flu Pandemic Much Milder Than Expected

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Study: Down Syndrome Births Up

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Parents Go On 'Track Watch' After Calif. Teen Suicides

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Military Families Struggle With Dwindling Resources

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A Child's Doctor Turns To Iraq War's Youngest Victims

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