Parents now have more advice to consider when it comes to choosing organic foods. Here, Theo Shriver, 6, weighs organic produce at the Puget Consumers Co-op in Seattle. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Inglewood High School cheerleaders perform in front of the Space Shuttle Endeavour as it is transported through the streets of Inglewood and Los Angeles on October 13. ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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German Lawmakers Move To Quell Uproar Over Circumcision

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Wiping Out Polio: How The U.S. Snuffed Out A Killer

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Women and their children wait for medication and instructions on how to use it at the clinic in Dareta, Nigeria. Treating children with high levels of lead is a painstaking process that works only if their environment at home is free from lead. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Fallout From Financial Crisis: Thousands Of Nigerian Kids Poisoned By Lead

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Many Haitian children suffer from "stunting" due to inadequate nutrition. Health experts now are trying to prevent this with snacks made from peanut butter, fortified with vitamins and minerals. Alex E. Proimos/via flickr hide caption

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The Peanut Butter Cure Moves From Hospital To Snack Room

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Women and their children wait for medication and instructions on how to use it at the clinic in Dareta, Nigeria. Treating children with high levels of lead is a painstaking process that works only if their environment at home is free from lead. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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In Nigerian Gold Rush, Lead Poisons Thousands Of Children

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Democrats And Republicans Differ On Medicaid Fix

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Sam Berns, 15, who has the very rare premature-aging disease progeria, plays the drums in his high school's marching band. Courtesy of the Progeria Research Foundation hide caption

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Experimental Drug Is First To Help Kids With Premature-Aging Disease

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