"We just thought we were telling this endearing story women could relate to," says HelloFlo founder Naama Bloom. Courtesy of HelloFlo hide caption

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The bite of a cobra can paralyze its victims and, if enough venom is released, fatally stop their breathing. It's estimated that more than 75 percent of patients in India who die from a snake's bite never make it to the hospital. STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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More than three quarters of new babies get at least a start at breast-feeding, according to the CDC. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Ali Maow Maalin said he avoided getting the smallpox vaccine as a young man because he was afraid of needles. He didn't want others to make the same mistake with polio. Courtesy of the World Health Organization hide caption

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Laura Molina, 9, shows the mask she created expressing the feeling of "sadness." Her mother is being treated for breast cancer at the Lyndon B. Johnson public hospital in Houston. Carrie Feibel/KUHF hide caption

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Angelina Jolie took a genetic test to find out her risk of breast cancer, and had a preventive double mastectomy. Alastair Grant/PA Photos /Landov hide caption

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Human sexuality researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson Masters, shown in San Francisco in 1972. AP hide caption

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Montana opened the first government-run medical clinic for state employees last fall. A year later, the state says the clinic is already saving money. Dan Boyce for NPR hide caption

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Some images of lung cancer are clear cut. But in many others, a nodule on the screen turns out not to be cancer at all. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Volunteer Tammy Spencer goes door to door in Boca Raton., Fla., on July 27 to spread the word on the state's health exchange. Phil Galewitz/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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