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Parents And Teens Aren't Up To Speed On HPV Risks, Doctors Say

Only one third of teenage girls have gotten the recommended three shots of HPV vaccine to protect against cervical cancer. Doctors are trying to figure out what will get them in the door.
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Frigid Winter Tempts Midwesterners To Try Walking On (Frozen) Water

This winter's freezing conditions have produced near historic levels of ice cover over the Great Lakes — and some people are taking walks on the ice.
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Red State Hospitals Pressured To Care For The Poor Without More Medicaid

About two dozen states refused to expand their Medicaid programs, leaving some hospitals wondering how they're going to treat the poor. Michel Martin speaks with reporters from Mississippi and Texas.
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'Loud Music' A Case Of 'Testosterone, Guns, And Florida'

Michael Dunn fired into an SUV back in 2012, killing one of the teens inside: Jordan Davis. Host Michel Martin hears more perspectives on the "loud music" case from three different writers.
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Michael Dunn And Miami Dolphins Show It's Time To Step Up

Host Michel Martin draws parallels between two high-profile stories in Florida, suggesting now is the moment for allies to come forward and parents to be heard.
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Sit More, And You're More Likely To Be Disabled After Age 60

People tend to relax as they get older, and most people sit more. Each extra hour of sitting increases the odds that they won't be able to get out of bed or do other daily activities.
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After Tour, Medal For WWII Japanese-American Soldiers Returns Home

The Congressional Gold Medal was presented in 2011 to Japanese-American war veterans. After a round of museum visits across the country, it's back in Washington, in a new display at the Smithsonian.
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Nun Who Broke Into Nuclear Complex Gets 35-Month Jail Term

In 2012, Sister Megan Rice, 84, and two other activists broke into Tennessee's Y-12 National Security Complex, where bomb-grade uranium is stored. Rice had asked the judge to show her "no leniency."
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'Crypto-Jews' In The Southwest Find Faith In A Shrouded Legacy

Spain expelled its Jews in the 15th century, and some believe these conversos sought refuge from the Inquisition in what is now a Texas border region. Had one woman's family been Jewish all along?
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Wisconsin Rubber Duck Bill Waits For Governor's Signature

Duck Derbies are very popular in Wisconsin. Because they involve placing bets on rubber duckies dropped into a fast-moving river, they are technically illegal. Wisconsin lawmakers have passed a bill exempting rubber duck high-rollers from a ban on gambling.

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