Patti NeighmondAward-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.
Sandy Palais, 73, of Arizona started lifting weights about 10 years ago after she was diagnosed with osteoporosis.
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An airline passenger wears a mask to protect against viruses. Passengers are at risk of becoming infected in the airplane's cabin, just as they would be in any crowded, confined space.
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Jay Ducote with his award-winning Blackberry, Bourbon, Butt dish, a pork shoulder injected with honey and bourbon, and smoked for 12 hours. Ducote appreciates good food and drink, but says he sometimes overdoes it.
Yolanda Hilario and her younger teenage son, Noel, sit in their living room in South Central Los Angeles on Dec. 15. Hilario is trying to balance guidelines and independence for her two teenage boys.
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