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Concussion Symptoms Can Linger In Kids

Children with concussions — especially ones that led to unconsciousness or visible changes on MRI scans — were more likely than others to have lingering headaches, tiredness and trouble thinking.
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Georgia Lawmaker: Women's Voices Not Being Heard

There has been a lot of talk about regulating abortion for women, but what if the tables were turned on men? That's what Georgia State Representative Yasmin Neal was thinking when she proposed legislation regulating male vasectomies. But critics say she just wants to attract media attention. Host Michel Martin speaks with Representative Neal.
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How To Relieve Pain From Sinus Infections

A sinus infection often sends patients to doctors expecting relief in the form of antibiotics. But researchers have found antibiotics don't help fight sinus infections. What should patients be doing to get relief from a sinus infection?
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Inconsistency: The Real Hobgoblin

Why are politicians and those of us who vote for them so obsessed with inconsistency? We take that question on from three angles: how our brains are wired; the psychology of judging what's consistent; and how consistency plays out in leadership styles.
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Pet Therapy: How Animals And Humans Heal Each Other

Dogs, cats birds, fish and even horses are increasingly being used in settings ranging from hospitals and nursing homes to schools, jails and mental institutions.

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Obama Calls Law Student Lambasted By Limbaugh

On Friday, President Obama called the Georgetown law student whose stand on contraception prompted Rush Limbaugh to call her a "slut," to ask if she was okay. She said she was. House Speaker John Boehner called the radio host's remarks "inappropriate," but added that Democrats shouldn't fundraise off the debate.

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