Jaime Rangel helps Gustavo Ruiz, 12, align a tire on his bike, at a recent community event in southeast Fresno, Calif. As manager for Bici Projects, Rangel promotes cycling in the Latino community as a great way to get in shape. Farida Jhabvala Romero/KQED hide caption

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The group's tour of Philadelphia's Italian Market includes a stop at Claudio's, a store that sells imported Italian fare. Brad Larrison for NewsWorks hide caption

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Months after a concussion or other traumatic brain injury, you may sleep more hours, but the sleep isn't restorative, a study suggests. iStockphoto hide caption

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A Concussion Can Lead To Sleep Problems That Last For Years
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Talking about end-of-life care may be difficult, but the stakes make the conversations worth the effort. Sam Edwards/Getty Images/Caiaimage hide caption

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Ian Burkhart prepares for a training session in Columbus, Ohio. To move muscles in Burkhart's hand, the system relies on electrodes implanted in his brain, a computer interface attached to his skull, and electrical stimulators wrapped around his forearm. Lee Powell/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Technology Helps A Paralyzed Man Transform Thought Into Movement
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Create Prosthetics' 3-D printers give anyone in the world access to a design operation in Lake Placid, N.Y., that, for $500, creates a personalized cover for a prosthetic device. David Sommerstein/NCPR hide caption

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Fashionable Prostheses Trade Realistic Color For Personal Pizazz
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"[My father] said 'Kitra, my beauty, don't cry. This is a blessing.'" — Kitra Cahana Courtesy TEDMED hide caption

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Can A Massive Stroke Change A Life — For The Better?
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Industrial Science Hunts For Nursing Home Fraud In New Mexico Case
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Paul Hornback was a senior engineer and analyst for the U.S. Army when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease six years ago at age 55. His wife, Sarah, had to retire 18 months ago to care for him full time. Courtesy of the Hornbeck family hide caption

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Big Financial Costs Are Part Of Alzheimer's Toll On Families
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A worker in Claysville, Pa., shovels the fine powder that's part of a watery mixture used in hydraulic fracturing. Silica dust is created in a wide variety of construction and manufacturing industries, too. Keith Srakocic/AP hide caption

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Tighter, Controversial Silica Rules Aimed At Saving Workers' Lungs
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More than 20,000 babies in the U.S. were born with congenital rubella syndrome during an outbreak of rubella in 1964-65. A vaccine developed in 1969 helped curb the virus's spread but hasn't eliminated it worldwide. Public Health Image Library/CDC hide caption

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Lessons From Rubella Suggest Zika's Impact Could Linger
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Standing water and abandoned tires make Houston's Fifth Ward hospitable for mosquitoes. Courtesy of Anna Grove Photography hide caption

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Houston Prepares Now For Zika's Potential Arrival This Summer
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Aspirin Both Triggers And Treats An Often-Missed Disease
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The Supreme Court Ruling That Led To 70,000 Forced Sterilizations
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Each year, between 8,000 and 9,000 people nationwide complain to the government about nursing home evictions, according to federal data. That makes evictions the leading category of all nursing home complaints. shapecharge/Getty Images hide caption

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Nursing Home Evictions Strand The Disabled In Costly Hospitals
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Troy Hodge was only 41 years old when a vessel in his brain burst. "You don't think of things you can't do until you can't do them," he says. Matailong Du/NPR hide caption

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Strokes On The Rise Among Younger Adults
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How Can We Prepare For A Graceful Death?
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