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The stress of adult life can make living with undiagnosed ADHD very difficult, doctors say. Jing Wei for NPR hide caption

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More And More, Young Women Are Being Diagnosed With ADHD

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Noah Cummings, 13, starts the morning with his mom, Heather Cummings, at home in Epsom, N.H. Ellen Webber for NPR hide caption

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Anxious Parents Can Learn How To Reduce Anxiety In Their Kids

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That Prescription Might Not Have Been Tested For Your Ailment

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Testosterone levels in men can go up and down throughout the day. Katherine Streeter for NPR hide caption

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Test First Before Going For Those Testosterone Supplements

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How Hospitals Can Reduce Disabilities For Stroke Patients

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For The Children's Sake, Put Down That Smartphone

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Chemo Can Make Food Taste Like Metal. Here's Help

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Battery-Powered Headband Helps Prevent Migraines

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Casinos, Sites Of Excess, Might Actually Help Families Slim Down

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High school students whose friends posted photos of drinking and smoking were about 20 percent more likely to become drinkers or smokers themselves. iStockphoto hide caption

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Of Cigs And Selfies: Teens Imitate Risky Behavior Shared Online

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The teenage years are the last golden opportunity to build a healthy brain, researchers say. So smoking pot might not be so smart. Tomas Rodriguez/Corbis hide caption

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Marijuana May Hurt The Developing Teen Brain

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Convenience may be one reason why most teens haven't gotten all three HPV shots. VCU CNS/Flickr hide caption

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Parents And Teens Aren't Up To Speed On HPV Risks, Doctors Say

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Euclid Market, a corner store in East Los Angeles, recently got a makeover to promote healthier eating. It not only sells more fruits and vegetables, but also offers cooking classes and nutrition education. Courtesy of Margaret Molloy/UCLA Fielding School of Public Health hide caption

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It Takes More Than A Produce Aisle To Refresh A Food Desert

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The CDC would be happy with these guys, who were playing in Birmingham, Ala., in July 2013. Teenage boys say basketball is their favorite activity. Mark Almond/AL.COM /Landov hide caption

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Most Teens Aren't Active Enough, And It's Not Always Their Fault

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