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One Lunch Lady's Cafeteria Conversion

"If it's not me, who's it going to be?" asks Colorado school cafeteria manager Kathy Del Tonto. After serving processed foods in her cafeterias for years, she realized that reducing childhood obesity can begin with her. She now has the lunch ladies making 95 percent of meals from scratch.
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Making Resolutions That Stick

Vowing to stop smoking, curb spending or exercise more this January 1? Nearly half of U.S. adults will make year-end resolutions to change for the better in the coming year. Clinical psychologist John Norcross talks about how to increase the odds of success.
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Americans Support Physician-Assisted Suicide For Terminally Ill

The latest NPR-Truven Health Analytics Health Poll finds that most Americans favor physician-assisted suicide for people with less than 6 months to live. But the survey found opposition to assisted suicide for people in severe pain who aren't terminally ill or for those with disabilities.
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Another Side Effect Of Chemotherapy: 'Chemo Brain'

For years, researchers have struggled to understand the mental fog that envelops some patients getting chemotherapy. Now a study has found that the cancer treatment significantly decreases brain activity in regions responsible for memory, attention, planning and prioritizing.
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Shootings Leave Sandy Hook Survivors Rethinking The Odds

The probability that an individual will experience a school shooting may be low. But when the improbable happens to you, where do you find comfort?

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