Why Laughter May Be Medicinal
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No Thank You, We Like Pain
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How Exercise Might Help Keep Alzheimer's At Bay
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Mike Kasavich, a lifelong coal miner, exits "the hole" after a 10-hour morning shift at the Mathies coal mine in western Pennsylvania. Black lung disease is increasing among miners, yet they are struggling to get disability reimbursement for the illness. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Black Lung Compensation An Uphill Battle For Miners
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A Life Without Fear
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Record High Pollen Levels? Here's Why
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Mother's Ally Against Breast Cancer: Her Daughter
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Marc Ambinder Makes Fighting Obesity Personal
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New FDA Regulations Could Change Smokers' Habits
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Study: Added Sugar Increases Heart Risk
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Pollen Count Is At Its Highest In Years
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Dan Gates, with Albuquerque's Air Quality Division, measures pollen in the air. Despite a 1994 city ban on trees like mulberry, elm and cottonwood, residents have to wait decades for existing trees to die before pollen levels likely will go down. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Albuquerque Sees No Letup In Pollen Despite Law
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Ex-FDA Chief Weighs In On Salt Intake
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Panel Urges FDA To Regulate Salt In Food
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