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They're Invisible In China: Portraits Of The Mentally Ill

A young photographer has won a scholarship for his work documenting the lives of six families in Guangdong province who are struggling with mental illness.
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Eating Healthy At The Iowa State Fair Means Salad On A Stick

A rite of passage at an Iowa State Fair awash with deep-fried Oreos and foot-long corndogs is trying food on a stick. And it's an uphill road for those pushing healthy choices — or even a balance.
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Rethinking Breakfast: What We Eat May Trump When We Eat

A lot of American adults aren't sitting down to breakfast anymore — they're eating on the go. And what we eat in the morning is likely more important than when we eat it.
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Kansas Town Takes Dental Care To School

When parents register their kids at schools serving the poorest students in Olathe, Kan., they are asked an unusual question: Does your child have a dentist?
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Jimmy Carter 'Completely At Ease' Despite Cancer Diagnosis

In a news conference to discuss his health, former President Jimmy Carter also looked back on his life, his presidency and his work with the Carter Center.
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How Well Do War And Women's Health Mix?

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Col. Anne Naclerio, a medical doctor with the Army, about the simple steps that can be taken to help women before and during deployment to war zones.
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Explosion Of New Cancer Treatments Presents A 'Very Exciting Time'

In light of former President Jimmy Carter's diagnosis, NPR's Audie Cornish asks Dr. Elizabeth Buchbinder of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute about promising new treatments for melanoma.
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Study Suggests Some Treatment For Early Breast Cancer Is Unnecessary

A new study renews questions about how aggressively doctors should treat a very early form of breast cancer or pre-cancer.
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Former President Jimmy Carter To Start Treatment For Cancer In Brain

Former President Jimmy Carter announced he has melanoma on his brain and will undergo his first treatment Thursday. He is also stepping away from many of his duties at the Carter Center.
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Can Health Care Be Cured Of Racial Bias?

A growing body of research suggests that doctors' racial biases and other prejudices continue to affect the care patients received. Medical educators say self-awareness is an important first step.

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