Almaz Acha sits with her baby Alentse at her home in the rural community of Sadoye, in southern Ethiopia. Families in rural communities, like this one, have benefited from Ethiopia's health extension program. Julien Behal/PA Photos /Landov hide caption

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Simple, Cheap Health Remedies Cut Child Mortality In Ethiopia

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New Year Brings New Insurance Rules, Health Coverage

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Despite Good Deals On Health Plans, Sign-Ups Still Slow In Mississippi

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Controversy Over Contraceptives Lingers As New Health Plans Start

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Editing Your Life's Stories Can Create Happier Endings

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Vitamin E has been associated with increased risk of death in some studies, but it may also delay cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease. iStockphoto hide caption

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Insurance coverage is only one part of the health puzzle. iStockphoto hide caption

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FDA Weighs Restrictions, Possible Ban On Menthol Cigarettes

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Could a countdown to death help you lead a more ecstatic life? Daniel Horowitz for NPR hide caption

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Nothing Focuses The Mind Like The Ultimate Deadline: Death

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Family spokesman Omari Sealey makes a statement to the media regarding the condition of his niece Jahi McMath on Monday, in Oakland, Calif. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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People drew maps of body locations where they feel basic emotions (top row) and more complex ones (bottom row). Hot colors show regions that people say are stimulated during the emotion. Cool colors indicate deactivated areas. Image courtesy of Lauri Nummenmaa, Enrico Glerean, Riitta Hari, and Jari Hietanen. hide caption

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Almost half of high-schoolers have had sexual intercourse, but teens almost never ask their doctors about sexual health. Nicole Young/iStockphoto hide caption

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