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This Test Can Determine Whether You've Outgrown A Food Allergy

Food allergies are tricky to diagnose, and many kids can outgrow them, too. A test called an oral food challenge is the gold standard to rule out an allergy. It's performed under medical supervision.Michelle Kondrich for NPRhide caption

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This Test Can Determine Whether You've Outgrown A Food Allergy

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Pregnant Women Should Still Get The Flu Vaccine, Doctors Advise

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists calls the flu vaccine an "essential" part of prenatal care, for protection of the newborn as well as the woman. Infants typically don't get their own flu shot until age 6 months or later.Katherine Streeter for NPR hide caption

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Pregnant Women Should Still Get The Flu Vaccine, Doctors Advise

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Angela Merkel Wins Mandate For 4th Term Despite Diluted Support

German Chancellor and Christian Democrat Angela Merkel appears to have lost some support because of her refugee policy that allowed more than a million asylum seekers into the country since 2015.Sean Gallup/Getty Imageshide caption

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National Museum Of African American History And Culture Celebrates 1 Year

Lucille Simpson, far right, and her daughter Gwendolyn Norman, both from Detroit, Mich., wait in line to enter the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Cultural on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on May 1.Pablo Martinez Monsivais/APhide caption

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Trump Embroiled In 2 Controversies About Professional Sports, Race And Culture

Members of the New England Patriots — and players across the league — kneel during the national anthem before Sunday's game against the Houston Texans.Jim Rogash/Getty Imageshide caption

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The Russia Investigations: Bad Week For Manafort, Social Networks In The Hot Seat

Paul Manafort speaks on the phone while touring the floor of the Republican National Convention on July 17, 2016, in Cleveland, Ohio.Win McNamee/Getty Imageshide caption

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Biggest Flash Points In The Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill

Two-year-old Robbie Klein of West Roxbury, Mass., has hemophilia, a medical condition that interferes with his blood's ability to clot normally. His parents, both teachers, worry that his condition could make it hard for them to get insurance to cover his expensive medications if the law changes.Jesse Costa/Jesse Costa/WBURhide caption

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Transgender Hockey Player Postpones Hormone Treatment To Keep Playing

Harrison Browne, seen here playing for the Buffalo Beauts, says he feels lucky to be part of a league that accepts him and wants him to feel comfortable.Courtesy of the National Women's Hockey Leaguehide caption

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Frustrations Mount At Miami Airport As Passengers To Puerto Rico Wait And Worry

Nicole Castro, 25, daughter to Beth and Luis, shows her frustration as she waits at an American Airlines gate at Miami International Airport after their flight to Puerto Rico was canceled.Angel Valentin for NPRhide caption

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5 Americans Talk About How A Health Law Overhaul Would Affect Them

Charlene Yurgaitis gets health insurance through Medicaid in Pennsylvania. It covers the counseling and medication she and her doctors say she needs to recover from her opioid addiction.Ben Allen/WITFhide caption

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