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Some Athletes Reject High-Tech Sports Fuel In Favor Of Real Food

Many top athletes are rejecting the processed drinks and gels companies are squarely aiming at them. Instead, they rely on old fashioned water and healthy food to rehydrate and replenish nutrients.
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Tissue Donation A Growing Billion Dollar Business

Audie Cornish has more about an upcoming series on human tissue donation.
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FDA Approves First Drug To Prevent HIV Infection

The drug was approved for people who test negative for HIV infection. It's supposed to be used in combination with safe-sex practices, such as using a condom, to reduce infection risk.
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Plugging In For A Better Night's Sleep

High-tech gadgets, like smartphones, keep us connected at all hours and are making it more difficult to get a good night's sleep. But several new smartphone apps claim to help users sleep better. New York Times health and fitness reporter Anahad O'Connor explains the science behind apps.
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Gospel Singer Regina Belle Reaches 'Higher'

Recovering from a health crisis is something many people like to keep private. But Grammy Award-winning singer Regina Belle, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor, hopes her story inspires fans. Host Michel Martin speaks with Regina Belle about her fight to regain her health and her latest gospel album, "Higher."
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Treatment Gives HIV's Long-Term Survivors Hope, But Takes A Toll

AIDS has been around for long enough that some people have lived for decades with the HIV virus. But as they age, survivors face new challenges as complicated medication regimens have their own impact on health.

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