Bilingual Babies More Perceptive To Nonnative Tongues

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Tracing Signals In The Brain

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Psychotherapy And Exercise Look Best To Treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Brett Hallman had a surgery — as a 25-week fetus — to treat his spina bifida. Now, he's an active first grader who enjoys swimming and other sports. Courtesy of Tara and Jake Hallman hide caption

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A Birth-Defect Breakthrough: Prenatal Spinal Surgery

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Recipe For Turning Skin Cells Into Heart Cells

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Author Toni Bernhard, who is house-bound and often bed-bound, says she's learned to cultivate joy through others. Courtesy of Wisdom Publications hide caption

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Learning To Live A Full Life With Chronic Illness

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In San Antonio, Wounded Troops Find Treatment

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It was Christiane Benson's diagnosis with juvenile Batten disease in 2008 that inspired her parents to start the Beyond Batten Disease Foundation and to develop the universal carrier screening test. Courtesy of Charlotte Benson hide caption

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New Genetic Test Screens Would-Be Parents

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A Dutch man rides his bike by windmills in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands in 2007. Dutch researchers have found that the ability to ride a bike can help doctors distinguish between two similar forms of Parkinson's disease. Evert-jan Daniels/AP hide caption

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Every Young Person Deserves A 'Blissful Bedroom'

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Home health aide Wendy Cerrato helps Olga Socarras get out of bed during a visit in Miami early this year. Joe Raedle/Getty Images North America hide caption

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After a year in a nursing home, Mathew Harp got his wish and moved out. He now lives in an Atlanta neighborhood with a woman who provides his attendant care. John Poole/NPR hide caption

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Youth In Nursing Homes Seek Alternative Care

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