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While recovering from treatment for aplastic anemia, Tiffany Rowe had her wish granted. She danced on stage with Michael Jackson during his Bad concert tour. Courtesy of Tiffany Rowe hide caption

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Shots - Health News

How Do Wishes Granted To Very Sick Kids Affect Their Health?

Although researchers acknowledge that many factors could be at play, a recent study suggests that seriously ill children who had once-in-a-lifetime wishes fulfilled also had lower health care costs.

Dr. Emmy Betz, a co-founder of the Colorado Firearm Safety Coalition, led a meeting of the group at the Centennial Gun Club. "If you want to reduce suicide deaths, you have to talk about firearms," Betz says. "And if you want to reduce firearm deaths, you have to talk about suicide." Theo Stroomer for NPR hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Gun Shops Work With Doctors To Prevent Suicide By Firearm

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Gun Shops Work With Doctors To Prevent Suicide By Firearm

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Chief Justice John Roberts says the Supreme Court "doesn't have Obama judges, or Trump judges, Bush judges or Clinton judges." Win McNamee/AP hide caption

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Politics

Chief Justice Roberts Issues Rare Rebuke To Trump; Trump Fires Back

3 min

Chief Justice Roberts Issues Rare Rebuke To Trump; Trump Fires Back

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While recovering from treatment for aplastic anemia, Tiffany Rowe had her wish granted. She danced on stage with Michael Jackson during his Bad concert tour. Courtesy of Tiffany Rowe hide caption

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Shots - Health News

How Do Wishes Granted To Very Sick Kids Affect Their Health?

5 min

How Do Wishes Granted To Very Sick Kids Affect Their Health?

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