Candy-flavored cigars like these in a shop in Albany, N.Y., are the focus of efforts to restrict sales of sweet-flavored tobacco. Hans Pennink/Associated Press hide caption

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Katie Doderer, with dad Mark, big sister Emily, and mom Marcy, has a rare medical condition that requires 24-hour use of a ventilator. courtesy of the Doderer family hide caption

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What should parents be told before their premature infants participate in a clinical study? hide caption

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Where a boy is born has a big influence on whether he'll be circumcised, data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show. CDC hide caption

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Dr. Charles Ryan checks on a patient. Annie Feidt hide caption

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There's only one way to know if magnets and kids attract: with an x-ray. Julie Brown/Seattle Children"s Hospital hide caption

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Small declines in obesity among young kids could help stem bigger problems in the future. Ocean/Corbis hide caption

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A mother and daughter walk home after attending a community meeting about eradicating female genital mutilation in the western Senegalese village of Diabougo. Finbarr O'Reilly/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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The X-ray reveals a blowdart lodged in a teenager's windpipe. Reproduced with permission from Pediatrics @AAP hide caption

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