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Many schools have made an effort to get rid of unhealthy snacks and educate students about nutrition. Elementary students in Gilbert, Ariz., check out the fruit and vegetable choices as a part of a school lunch program called "A to Z Salad Bar." Tim Hacker/AP/East Valley Tribune hide caption

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Obesity Rates Level Off, But Health Concerns Remain

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For Some, Lasik Brings More Problems Than Solutions

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Health Experts Call For Heart Checkups For Kids

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FDA Investigates Radiation Overdose At Hospitals

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Report: Cancer Deaths Declining Since 1990s

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To Help Healing, Doctors Pay More Attention To Pain

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Study Clears Most Antibiotic Use In Pregnant Women

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FDA Eyes Nutritional Claims On Packages

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Report: Students Need More Veggies, Fewer Calories

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Models With Psoriasis Strut To Raise Awareness

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Pumping Iron Builds Bone Strength For Kids, Too

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Don't Pack Your Suitcase, We're On Staycation

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Low Vitamin D Levels? Sardines To The Rescue

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Snoring Can Indicate Treatable Sleep Condition

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