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The Two-Way - News Blog

Reddit CEO Apologizes Days After User Revolt Over Firing Of Popular Figure

Ellen Pao said the company had "screwed up" not only in the way it handled the dismissal of Victoria Taylor, the key figure in the r/IAmA section, but "also over the past several years."

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Shots - Health News

After Measles Outbreaks, Parents Shift Their Thinking On Vaccines

The widely publicized measles outbreak linked to California theme parks appears to have made parents more confident about vaccine safety and benefits, a national poll finds.

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Television

After Sketchy Science, Shark Week Promises To Turn Over A New Fin

Shark Week is here and scientists are afraid. Not of the toothy swimmers — but of inaccuracies, bad science and the demonization of animals that aren't as ferocious as Discovery Channel has made them out to be.

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Industry Payments To Nurses Go Unreported In Federal Database ProPublica

The latest data on drug and device company payments to health professionals largely exclude nurse practitioners and physician assistants, even though they play an increasing role in patient care.

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It's All Politics

Liberal Minority Won Over Conservatives In Historic Supreme Court Term

The justices made history this session on several fronts and accepted cases for next year that will likely make still more. This year the liberals won a lot — but that doesn't mean they will in the future.

Tiny Desk

Christopher Paul Stelling: Tiny Desk Concert

Best witnessed live, Stelling's music is steeped in tradition yet filled with vitality, immediacy and soul — all the reasons worth discovering someone new.

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Shots - Health News

People With Brain Injuries Heal Faster If They Get Up And Get Moving

Doctors tell surgical patients to get out of bed as soon as possible, but people with brain injuries are encouraged to rest. Now it looks like activity can benefit brain injured patients, too.

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First Listen

Preview The New Album 'Nina Revisited ... A Tribute To Nina Simone'

The tribute, which strives to update Simone's ability to capture the hope and rage of the '60s for a contemporary audience, features songs performed by Ms. Lauryn Hill, Usher and others.

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