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Sleep On It: How Snoozing Strengthens Memories

When you learn something new, the best way to remember it is to sleep on it. Discover what happens to memories in your brain while you sleep.

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Breast Cancer Basics

Learn about prevention, screening, treatment options, and clinical trials for breast cancer.

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Focusing on ADHD

Some kids have trouble paying attention, staying focused, and finishing tasks to a point that interferes with their schoolwork and home life. Learn how to manage ADHD.

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Find out how to spot signs of unwanted aggression and how to help someone who is being bullied.

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