The answers may be lurking there in the data, if you just look. But there are risks to looking, too.

Jenny Frankovich from Stanford University's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital tells NPR's Amy Standen about the time she had a young patient with lupus who was in serious condition as her kidneys were beginning to shut down. In similar cases, Frankovich knew that some children also developed clots, but giving an anticoagulant is also risky.

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NPR reports that Turkish high school students will no longer study evolution.

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