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Nearly two years after the FDA issued a policy denouncing the marketing of fruit-flavored vape juice and other vape products to young people, the products are still widely available in stores. But experts hope that could be about to change. Helen H. Richardson/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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The rules of improv can make you funnier. They can also make you more confident.

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NIH Director Francis Collins and Renée Fleming, who is Artistic Advisor at Large for the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., sing a duet. Shelby Knowles/NPR hide caption

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Arts Week: How Art Can Heal The Brain

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Doctors from across the U.S. demonstrate against abortion restrictions outside the U.S. Capitol building in Washington this month. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Doctors for Abortion Action hide caption

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Monkeypox is getting a new name: mpox. Here, monkeypox virus particles (orange) are seen within an infected cell (green), after being cultured in a laboratory. The image was produced by a colorized transmission electron micrograph. NIH-NIAID/IMAGE POINT FR/BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images hide caption

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Jerry Bilinski, a retired social worker who lives in Fayetteville, N.C., says he deserves a full explanation from his medical team of what led to a small gash on his forehead during his surgery for a cataract. Eamon Queeney for KHN hide caption

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He woke up from eye surgery with a gash on his forehead. What happened?

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The November recall applies to the Green Sprouts 6-ounce Stainless Steel Sippy Cup, Sip & Straw Cup and its 8-ounce Stainless Steel Straw Bottle. U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission hide caption

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Volunteers distribute food and water Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, in Houston. The City of Houston, in collaboration with CrowdSource Rescue, Operation BBQ Relief and the Salvation Army served hot meals to those still impacted by Severe Winter Storm Uri. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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5 strategies to help you cope with a nagging feeling of dread

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Jefferson Ncube, an illegal diamond miner from Zimbabwe, works on his latest tunnel at an abandoned De Beers mine near Kleinzee, South Africa. Ncube is a univeristy graduate, but has been unable to find employment. Tommy Trenchard for NPR hide caption

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Protesters march in Beijing at a rally for the victims of a deadly fire as well as a protest against China's harsh COVID-19 restrictions early Monday. Noel Celis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How a deadly fire in Xinjiang prompted protests unseen in China in three decades

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A resident carries her groceries at a supermarket in Beijing, on Friday. Residents of China's capital were emptying supermarket shelves and overwhelming delivery apps as the city government ordered accelerated construction of COVID-19 quarantine centers and field hospitals. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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Various signs are posted outside the emergency room entrance on Nov. 1 at Providence St. Joseph Hospital in Orange. Orange County's health officer has declared a local health emergency in response to increases in respiratory illnesses and an onslaught of the quickly spreading RSV, a respiratory virus that is most dangerous in young children. Mark Rightmire/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images hide caption

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A Triple Serving Of Flu, COVID And RSV Hits Hospitals Ahead Of Thanksgiving

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A small group, including Stephanie Batchelor, left, sits on the steps of the Georgia state Capitol protesting the overturning of Roe v. Wade on June 26, 2022. The Georgia Supreme Court on Wednesday, Nov. 23, reinstated the state's ban on abortions after roughly six weeks of pregnancy. Ben Gray/AP hide caption

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Workers wear protective gear in a Beijing neighborhood placed under lockdown in November. China had raised hopes by slightly relaxing its zero-COVID policy, but cities have been contending with a surge in cases. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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American Medical Association President Dr. Jack Resneck recently recounted how doctors around the country are facing difficulties practicing medicine in states that ban abortion. Nicole Xu for NPR hide caption

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Doctors who want to defy abortion laws say it's too risky

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'The Long COVID Survival Guide' to finding care and community

According to the CDC, out of all the American adults who have had COVID — and that's a lot of us — one in five went on to develop long COVID symptoms. While so many are struggling with this new disease, it can be hard for people to know how to take care of themselves.

'The Long COVID Survival Guide' to finding care and community

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