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Journal Editors To Researchers: Show Everyone Your Clinical Data

The world's leading medical journals have a proposal that could transform medical science: Researchers would have to publicly share their clinical data to get their studies published.
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Sex Won't Make You Dance Better; Sex In A Pool Won't Prevent Pregnancy

That's what health care educator Jane Otai had to tell a group of teenage girls to correct their mistaken ideas about being sexually active.
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For Some, Powerball's Promise Wasn't Just A Big Payout — But Stability, Too

Forget the fantasy of luxury. NPR's Michel Martin says that, when small fees can be more common — and more crippling — for many African-Americans, the notion of financial security is fantasy enough.
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Young People Surprised By Risky Synthetic Drugs They Considered Safe

Cities across the U.S. have seen surges in ER visits and hospitalizations tied to an evolving category of chemical substances, such as K2 or Spice. What can be done?
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Politician Takes To Tinder To Ignite Voters' Interest

Greggor Ilagan, a Hawaii politician running for higher office, used Tinder to reach potential voters. Now, says NPR's Scott Simon, Ilagan is taking a more traditional approach: walking door to door.
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Sometimes, You Have To Pass The Ball

Cities lose sports teams, as occasionally things have to change, and that's just part of life, according to sports commentator Frank Deford.
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Has The World Learned The Wrong Lessons From The Ebola Outbreak?

By focusing on the end of the epidemic, writes infectious disease specialist Nahid Bhadelia, we miss the larger point.
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Playboy Mansion For Sale, Bunnies Not Included

One might think the Playboy Mansion is all fun and games, but for $200 million, it might not be worth the cost, says NPR's Scott Simon.
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A Mother's Question To Protect Her Kids: Do You Keep Guns?

Commentator Dede Donahue didn't always think about the guns she couldn't see. That is, until she had children. She first wrote about her experience in the Washington Post.
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The Accidental Wheelman Of Martin Luther King Jr.

In the mid-'60s, Tom Houck left high school to join the civil rights movement. But he never expected he'd become the personal driver to the movement's leader — mostly because he had a license.

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