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We Gossip About 52 Minutes A Day. That May Not Be As Toxic As It Sounds

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Lubrication And Lots Of Communication: Navigating A New Sexual Life After Menopause

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From Gloom To Gratitude: 8 Skills To Cultivate Joy

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Oakley Yoder walks with her parents, Josh Perry and Shelli Yoder, outside their home in Bloomington, Ind. Chris Bergin for KHN hide caption

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Summer Bummer: A Young Camper's $142,938 Snakebite

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The newer 3D mammograms provide a more detailed picture of the breast tissue, leading to more precise detection of abnormalities. andresr/Getty Images hide caption

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When It's Time For A Mammogram, Should You Ask For 3D?

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Palliative care is a growing specialty that provides comfort care and that teaches patients and doctors how to talk about patients' goals for life with serious disease — and how to prepare for a good ending. Sturti/Getty Images hide caption

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How do you tell the good parenting advice from the bad? When producer Selena Simmons-Duffin's daughter was ready to start solid food, her parents encountered wildly conflicting advice about what to feed her. Selena Simmons-Duffin/NPR hide caption

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Drowning In Parenting Advice? Here's Some Advice For That

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Parts of the Cape Fear River near Fayetteville, N.C., are contaminated with a PFAS compound called GenX. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is surveying residents in the area about their health. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Scientists Dig Into Hard Questions About The Fluorinated Pollutants Known As PFAS

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When is a snore just annoying and when is it a sign of sleep apnea? Luckily, they sound pretty different. Aleksandra Shutova / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption

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Beyond Annoying: How To Identify The Sounds Of A Troublesome Snore

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Jessica Calise checks on Joseph as he gets ready for bed. Joseph used to be afraid to sleep alone, but he has learned to be OK with it since his mother learned new parenting approaches. Christopher Capozziello for NPR hide caption

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For Kids With Anxiety, Parents Learn To Let Them Face Their Fears

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The trick, of course, is to find moments of deep relaxation wherever you are, not just on vacation. Laughing with friends can be another way to start breaking the cycle of chronic stress and help keep your heart healthy, too. stock_colors/Getty Images hide caption

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High Stress Drives Up Your Risk Of A Heart Attack. Here's How To Chill Out

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Fisher-Price has recalled its popular Rock 'n Play sleeper, after the Consumer Product Safety Commission confirmed that least 30 babies' deaths were linked to it. Courtesy of US Consumer Product Safety Commission hide caption

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Shara and Robert Watkins hold their 5-month-old daughter, Kaiya, in their home in San Mateo, Calif., just after she had woken up from an afternoon nap. Lindsey Moore/KQED hide caption

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Prenatal Testing Can Ease Minds Or Heighten Anxieties

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A new treatment for allergies is gaining popularity. Sublingual immunotherapy works to tame the immune response, much like allergy shots. Getty Images hide caption

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Seasonal Sniffles? Immunotherapy Tablets Catch On As An Alternative To Allergy Shots

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"The optimist in me says in three years we can train this tool to read mammograms as well as an average radiologist," says Connie Lehman, chief of breast imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Kayana Szymczak for NPR hide caption

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Training A Computer To Read Mammograms As Well As A Doctor

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