Study Suggests Cutting Some Vaccine Boosters For Rare Diseases
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Tracy Solomon Clark didn't realize that the shortness of breath and dizziness she felt at age 44 was actually serious heart disease. Benjamin Brian Morris for NPR hide caption

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Hidden Heart Disease Is The Top Health Threat For U.S. Women
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'Dormant Butt Syndrome' Can Be A Pain In The Knee, Hip And Back
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Lack Of Evidence Shows Sunscreens Are Safe For Humans With Normal Use
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After Breast Cancer Diagnosis, She Channeled Her Ups And Downs Into Texts
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Could Thinking Positively About Aging Be The Secret Of Health?
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The Probuphine implant delivers medication for six months. It helps reduce cravings for people with opioid use disorder. Courtesy of Braeburn Pharmaceuticals hide caption

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Long-Acting Opioid Treatment Could Be Available In A Month
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A subsidiary of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield in Virginia won't offer an insurance plan on the lowest tier of the marketplace next year. Morgan McCloy/NPR hide caption

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A Pennsylvania woman developed a urinary tract infection cased by Escherichia coli bacteria that were found to be resistant to colistin, an antibiotic that is seen as the last line of defense. Nature's Geometry/Science Source hide caption

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Pharmacists in California will have to give women a short health consultation before providing contraceptives without a prescription. Media for Medical/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Asking Mom: 'Did You Know I Was Depressed In High School?'
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For simple care and prescriptions, veterans in Northern California can go to 14 CVS MinuteClinics. Tom Starkweather/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. Abraham Nussbaum argues for medicine to reconnect with its past: Caring for patients should be a calling, not a job, he says. PhotoAlto/Michele Constantini/Getty Images hide caption

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Mosquitoes in traps are transported back to the county's laboratory for analysis. Carrie Feibel/Houston Public Media hide caption

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Mosquito Hunters Set Traps Across Houston, Search for Signs of Zika
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Do Women Need Periods?
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A typical label includes safe cooking instructions. This label on blade-tenderized beef sold at Costco recommends 160 degrees as the minimum internal temperature, which doesn't require a three-minute rest time. Lydia Zuraw/KHN for NPR hide caption

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CDC: 157 Pregnant Women In The U.S. Have Tested Positive For Zika
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A mosquito control inspector sprinkles larvicide in a storm drain in Miami Gardens, Fla., in an effort to stop the spread of Zika virus. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Health Departments Cut Programs While Awaiting Zika Funding
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