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.
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Facebook May Not Be So Friendly For Those With Low Self-Esteem

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Studies show that friends and family gain weight — and lose weight — together. Sean Locke/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Gain Together, Lose Together: The Weight-Loss 'Halo' Effect

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How To Relieve Pain From Sinus Infections

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Dr. John McBride examines 9-month-old Martez after his mother, Ceasha Moorer, brought him in to check on his asthma. Courtesy of Karen Schaefer hide caption

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Does Tylenol Worsen Asthma For Kids?

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In a study, patients with Parkinson's disease, a progressive nervous-system disorder, had fewer falls after taking up Tai Chi. iStockphoto hide caption

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Plan B is available over the counter for people 17 and older. AP hide caption

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Start Early To Curb Heart Risks For A Lifetime

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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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