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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Best To Not Sweat The Small Stuff, Because It Could Kill You

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Cheap Drinks And Risk-Taking Fuel College Drinking Culture

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One of the scariest parts of advanced macular degeneration can be losing the ability to read facial expressions. Maria Pavlova /iStockphoto hide caption

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A Coping Plan Can Help Fend Off Depression From Vision Loss

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What Makes Us Fat: Is It Eating Too Much Or Moving Too Little?

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People Who Feel They Have A Purpose In Life Live Longer

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Amy Myers talks with her son Kamron, 18, in the backyard of their home in Boise, Idaho. She has found raising a teenager to be extremely stressful. Kyle Green for NPR hide caption

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Want More Stress In Your Life? Try Parenting A Teenager

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For Many Americans, Stress Takes A Toll On Health And Family

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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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