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Paige Vickers for NPR

The Science Of Smiles, Real And Fake

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Somali American and Muslim model Halima Aden wears a burkini for Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue, sparking both praise and criticism on social media. Rich Fury/Getty Images hide caption

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Naju Dorma, 73, and Lacuo Dorma, 66, belong to the Mosuo society in China, where grandmothers head up households. They're posing in traditional garb in their village of Luoshui. Karolin Klüppel hide caption

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Kristen Uroda for NPR

If You Feel Thankful, Write It Down. It's Good For Your Health

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While a day or two of complete rest may be necessary for kids after a concussion, any more could leave them feeling isolated and anxious, says Angela Lumba-Brown, a pediatric emergency medicine physician who helped shape new guidelines. Gregoire Sitter/EyeEm/Getty Images hide caption

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Kids With Concussions Can Phase In Exercise, Screen Time Sooner Than Before

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Tetris and other absorbing brain games can get you into a "flow" state that relieves stress. Mary Mathis/NPR hide caption

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Can't Stop Worrying? Try Tetris To Ease Your Mind

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A McDonald's billboard in St. Paul, Minn., advertises in the Hmong language. A new study of first- and second-generation Hmong and Karen immigrants finds their gut microbiomes changed soon after moving to the U.S. Education Images/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Fried chicken and mac and cheese: A study suggests Southern cuisine may be at the center of a tangled web of reasons why black people in America are more prone to hypertension than white people. Robert Manella/Getty Images hide caption

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Photographer Lorenzo Vitturi assembled this collage of products sold at the street market of Lagos Island, Nigeria, including the T-shirt that gave him the title for his new book: "Money Must Be Made." Lorenzo Vitturi hide caption

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