Andrea Lopez takes her blood pressure. She belongs to a group of pregnant women that meets every two weeks to learn how to monitor their health and talk about pregnancy-related issues.
Even in Italy, healthy peasant fare like the fresh vegetables and fruits at this market stall in Venice isn't cheap, leading many there to abandon the famously healthful Mediterranean diet.
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Peggy O'Brien-Murphy receives a massage from therapist Loretta Lanz. O'Brien-Murphy was among the participants in a study that found both relaxation and deep tissue massage are effective treatments for lower back pain.
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Doheny Beach in Orange County, Calif., photographed in 2005. A report on pollution at the nation's beaches found that Doheny failed at least one water quality standard 42 percent of the time it was tested in 2010.
Belmont Senior High School cafeteria manager Carol Avalos stocked a refrigerated case with milk cartons in the Los Angeles school's cafeteria last month. The chocolate milk on the top shelf will soon be a thing of the past.
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A Washington man talking on his cellphone may be taking a health risk, according to an analysis from the World Health Organization that finds a possible risk of cancer from exposure to the devices.
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At the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences at the University of Washington, 9-month-olds listen to Mandarin Chinese in play sessions with native speakers of Mandarin. On this week's podcast, we'll hear how some psychologists say being bilingual may actually be good for children's cognitive development.
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