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The diversity of coconut trees like these planted along the beach in the northern Philippines is in danger, but a French scientist has a plan. Jay Directo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sarah Piampiano holds two energy gels, one with caffeine and one without, as she runs in this year's Ironman World Championship. Murray Carpenter for NPR hide caption

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Caffeine Gives Endurance Athletes A Third And Fourth Wind

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Employees at at Salo, a Minneapolis-based financial consulting firm, walk while working on treadmill desks. The firm offers treadmill desks for employee use and encourages an active workplace environment. Salo LLC hide caption

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Can You Move It And Work It On A Treadmill Desk?

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Not surprisingly, men like these guys cheering Sam Adams love beer. But more women than you might expect do too, according to a new study. Sarah Conard/AP hide caption

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Beer, Wine And Spirits: When Counting Our Liquid Calories, Are We Honest?

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Five days a week, the Peaches & Greens truck sells affordable fruits and vegetables to families on public assistance, people without a car, homebound seniors and even local workers who otherwise would grab fast food or candy for a snack. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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The secret to making something low-fat taste good and keep us fuller longer may be in its thickness. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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In Washington's Columbia Heights neighborhood, Claire Robertson, a grad student, talks with Scott Hensley about retail health clinics. David Schultz/NPR hide caption

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Take A Listen To The Shots Podcast

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People try to get through the aisles at Whole Foods Market in Midtown in New York on Sunday before the storm. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Actors Stan Laurel and Edna Marlon play at socializing around the campfire. It turns out that early man's brain developed in part thanks to cooking. Hulton Archive/Getty hide caption

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Often, For-Profit Firms, Not FDA, Inspects Food

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People who have had gastric bypass surgery qualify for discounts at popular restaurants, including buffets. coolmikeol/Flickr.com hide caption

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In Haiti, Aid Groups Squabble Over Rival Peanut Butter Factories

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