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Fate Of Missouri's Only Abortion Clinic To Be Decided

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During deep sleep, waves of cerebrospinal fluid (blue) coincide with temporary decreases in blood flow (red). Less blood in the brain means more room for the fluid to carry away toxins, including those associated with Alzheimer's disease. Fultz et al. 2019 hide caption

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How Deep Sleep May Help The Brain Clear Alzheimer's Toxins

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Arline Feilen (left) and her sister, Kathy McCoy, at their mother's home in the Chicago suburbs. The biggest chunk of Feilen's bill was $16,480 for four nights in a room shared with another patient. McCoy joked that it would have been cheaper to stay at the Ritz-Carlton. Alyssa Schukar for KHN hide caption

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A Woman's Grief Led To A Mental Health Crisis And A $21,634 Hospital Bill

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Vanderbilt University professor John Geer sits for a video-taped deposition in 2014, defending his expert witness report which backed up the tobacco industry position that smokers knew of the health risks of smoking as early as the mid-1950s. Academics often provide testimony for the industry. Kenneth Byrd hide caption

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Some Academics Quietly Take Side Jobs Helping Tobacco Companies In Court

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Sarah Zuger, who has Type 1 diabetes, with her children, Elsie and Liam, at their home in Munhall, Pa. Liam tested positive for antibodies that indicate high risk for developing Type 1 diabetes. Ross Mantle for NPR hide caption

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Outside of risks from the fire's heat — and any health risks related to a long-term power outage — the main health concern in wildfire conditions is smoke, which produces particulate matter that can penetrate deep into the lungs, increasing the risk of respiratory diseases and asthma, as well as heart problems. Anna Maria Barry-Jester/KHN hide caption

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Kevin Wilson's previous books include The Family Fang, Perfect Little World and Baby, You're Gonna Be Mine. Leigh Anne Couch/Ecco hide caption

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For Author Kevin Wilson, Writing Offers A Brief Reprieve From Tourette's

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Two women sit, with their faces covered, at a drug treatment center in Kabul, Afghanistan. Musadeq Sadeq/AP hide caption

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Women And Children Are The Emerging Face Of Drug Addiction In Afghanistan

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Nathaly Sweeney, a neonatologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and researcher with Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine, attends to a young patient in the hospital's neonatal intensive care unit. Jenny Siegwart/Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine hide caption

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Fast DNA Sequencing Can Offer Diagnostic Clues When Newborns Need Intensive Care

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