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September 25, 2012
September Is National Cholesterol Education Month
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September is National Cholesterol Education Month. Learn more from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Also, visit the MedlinePlus cholesterol topic page.

September 25, 2012
Director's Comments: MS Drug Treatment Challenges

Listen to the NLM Director's Comments on MS Drug Treatment Challenges. The transcript is also available.

A widely prescribed drug to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) thwarts some symptoms but in a surprising finding -- may not slow the onset of disability, suggest a study and accompanying editorial recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association...

September 13, 2012
September Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available
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The September issue of NIH News in Health is now available.

Featured stories include "See, Hear, Speak: Are Kids’ Senses Ready for School? " and "Safe Driving for Distracted Teens: Steering in the Right Direction". Also, check out the health capsules and the featured Web site.

September 13, 2012
A Good Night's Sleep
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What's could be better than a good night's sleep? Visit the MedlinePlus sleep disorders topic page to learn about problems that could be preventing you from getting the rest you deserve.