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If patients are obese, their physicians should refer them to behavior-based weight loss programs or offer their own, a national panel of experts says. Yet many doctors aren't having the necessary conversations with their patients. Tetra Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Nearly 62 percent of respondents had at least one ACE and a quarter reported three or more. The remaining respondents had at least two ACEs, including 16 percent with four or more such experiences. Elva Etienne/Getty Images hide caption

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Megan Baker (left) of Papa & Barkley Co., a Cannabis company based in Eureka, Calif., shows Shirley Avedon of Laguna Woods different products intended to help with pain relief. Stephanie O'Neill for NPR hide caption

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Ticket To Ride: Pot Sellers Put Seniors On The Canna-Bus

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Skull fractures, concussions and broken bones are common injuries when children not yet able to walk use infant walkers and fall down stairs. Mint Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Daily low-dose aspirin can be of help to older people with an elevated risk for a heart attack. But for healthy older people, the risk outweighs the benefit. Bruno Ehrs/Getty Images hide caption

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Study: A Daily Baby Aspirin Has No Benefit For Healthy Older People

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After impact, the authentic Specialized Evade helmet on the left held up but the counterfeit on the right crumbled. Specialized says the fakes lack reinforced roll cages — internal skeletons that hold the helmets together even after a crash. Courtesy of Specialized Bicycles hide caption

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Fake Bike Helmets: Cheap But Dangerous

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Amanda McKee, owner of 1870 Farm, leads her baby alpaca, Xanadu, into the farm office before finalizing preparations for the storm. McKee says that many of the animals on the agritourism farm are rescues with traumatic pasts and that moving them to artificial environments for the storm will only add to their stress. Madeline Gray for NPR hide caption

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Aaron Reid, 20, rests in an exam room in the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Md. Rebecca Davis/NPR hide caption

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Update: A Young Man's Experiment With A 'Living Drug' For Leukemia

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The casket carrying Botham Shem Jean arrives at Greenville Avenue Church of Christ Thursday in Richardson, Texas. Stewart F. House/Getty Images hide caption

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A government research project to assess the safety of BPA is beginning to show results. T-pool/STOCK4B/Getty Images hide caption

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Government Study Of BPA Backs Its Safety, But Doesn't Settle Debate

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