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Speech Device Gives Hope To Those With No Voice

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Rare Fractures Linked To Drugs For Weak Bones

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Your Health Podcast: Elderly Exercise And A Yoga Quest

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Debating The Potential Danger Of Transgenic Weeds

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Bilingual Babies More Perceptive To Nonnative Tongues

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Cell Phone Radiation Affects Brain, Study Says

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Tracing Signals In The Brain

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An elderly couple holds hands while walking along a Berlin street. A recent study showed that walking grows the region of the brain that archives memories. Patrick Sinkel/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Aerobic Exercise May Improve Memory In Seniors

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Sandy Palais, 73, of Arizona started lifting weights about 10 years ago after she was diagnosed with osteoporosis. Jason Millstein for NPR hide caption

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Seniors Can Still Bulk Up On Muscle By Pressing Iron

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Psychotherapy And Exercise Look Best To Treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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