At Blue Cross and Blue Shield headquarters in Eagan, Minn., the losses on the sale of insurance plans to individuals led to a change in course. Jim Mone/AP hide caption

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The new brewery at Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y. The school now teaches the art and science of brewing, an elective course. Allison Aubrey/NPR hide caption

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Fermentation Fervor: Here's How Chefs Boost Flavor And Health

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Doctors who diagnosed Shariah Vroman-Nagy with bipolar disorder wanted to keep her in the hospital for treatment, but her insurance company wouldn't cover the stay. Andreas Fuhrmann for KQED hide caption

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Depressed Teen's Struggle To Find Mental Health Care In Rural California

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Can You Psych Yourself Into Running A 4-Minute Mile?

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Researchers have long known that exercise is good for the brain. An enzyme produced by muscles might help explain why. Monalyn Gracia/Corbis/VCG/Getty Images hide caption

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A Protein That Moves From Muscle To Brain May Tie Exercise To Memory

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The Text4Baby app sends free, periodic text messages in Spanish or English to pregnant women and new moms about prenatal care, labor and delivery, breastfeeding, developmental milestones and immunizations. Kristin Adair/NPR hide caption

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Mifeprex, formerly called RU-486, is the brand name of the abortion pill called mifepristone. Michelle Del Guercio hide caption

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Has Zika Pushed More Women Toward Illegal Abortions?

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House Speaker Paul Ryan Reveals GOP Health Care Plan

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When Parents Face Deportation, Their Children's Mental Health Suffers

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Like many small towns, Bridgton, Maine, had few resources for people seeking treatment for opioid abuse. Susan Sharon/MPBN hide caption

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A Small Town Bands Together To Provide Opioid Addiction Treatment

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Younger siblings seem to have an immune advantage as early as 1 month of age, which may help explain where they get the energy to tease older siblings. Rebecca Schortinghuis/Getty Images hide caption

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