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In Juvenile Detention, Girls Find Health System Geared To Boys

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Struggle For Smarts? How Eastern And Western Cultures Tackle Learning

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Experimental Malaria Vaccine Disappoints, But Work Continues

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When they eat out at a restaurant, kids consume more calories than they do at home. Here, members of the Long Island Gulls hockey team enjoy a lunch at TGI Friday's back in 2007 in Marlborough, Mass. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images hide caption

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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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German Lawmakers Move To Quell Uproar Over Circumcision

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