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.

Start Early To Curb Heart Risks For A Lifetime

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Why Contact Lens Hygiene Is Important To Eye Safety

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Why A Teen Who Talks Back May Have A Bright Future

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Los Angeles is no stranger to traffic jams and road rage. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Road Rage: A Symptom Of Much More Than Bad Traffic?

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A Kansas City family prepares a meal together. A new study finds that working mothers log more hours — and get more stressed — than working fathers while multitasking at home. (This family wasn't part of the research.) Allison Long/MCT /Landov hide caption

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Swimming is one form of exercise that can help prevent arthritis from getting worse, doctors say. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Got Arthritis? Exercise Can Help

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Why Doctors And Patients Talk Around Our Growing Waistlines

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One recent study found that people were able to burn up an extra 450 calories a day with one hour of moderate exercise. That can include walking briskly, biking or swimming.

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Losing Weight: A Battle Against Fat And Biology

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A pediatrician says parents often mistakenly believe all baby accessories are safe.

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When It Comes To Baby's Crib, Experts Say Go Bare Bones

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When It Comes To Pain Relief, One Size Doesn't Fit All

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Some patients describe chronic fatigue syndrome as feeling like an "unrelenting flu." iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Cracking The Conundrum Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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