Patti Neighmond Award-winning journalist Patti Neighmond is NPR's health policy correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition.

'Generation Next' in the Slow Lane to Adulthood

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Eating a Lot of Meats Linked to Number of Cancers

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Doctors Averse to Cholesterol Drugs for Kids

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Retune The Body With A Partial Fast

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Smoking Bans Help People Quit, Research Shows

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Many Pharmacists Now Administer Vaccinations

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Toddlers Outsmart Chimps in Some Tasks, Not All

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FDA Suggests New Sunscreen Standards

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Red Meat, Fatty Foods May Up Cancer Recurrence

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Child Vaccination Rate Declines amid Insurance Gap

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Support Group Strengthens Mother-Daughter Bond

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CDC Sends Nurses Home with Some TB Patients

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Teen Smoking Rates at a Standstill

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HPV Studies Leave Questions Unanswered

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