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Crusty Patient Helps Shape Doctor's Career

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Health Experts Call For Heart Checkups For Kids

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NCAA May Force Schools To Test For Sickle Cell Trait

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The Truth About Holiday Hazards

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Waiting On Science To Say If Plastic Chemical Is Safe

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Lisa Uncles, a certified nurse-midwife who's the acting clinical director of the Family Health and Birth Center in Washington, visits a new mother a day after she gave birth. Clients of the center have fewer premature births, low birth weights and cesarean sections as compared with the city's African-American population overall. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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Teaching Black Women To Embrace Breast-Feeding

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Katie Benghauser, 57, has been diagnosed with osteopenia and takes Fosamax as treatment to prevent osteoporosis. Coburn Dukehart/NPR hide caption

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How A Bone Disease Grew To Fit The Prescription

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Sam Kass, the assistant White House chef, picks spinach from the garden. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Kids Taste A Sweeter Veggie, White House Style

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America's Jobless Turn To Depression, Dependency

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FDA Investigates Radiation Overdose At Hospitals

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Radiation From CT Scans May Raise Cancer Risk

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Drug Can Stop Strokes, But Most Patients Don't Get It

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