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Shots - Health News

Your Brain's Got Rhythm, And Syncs When You Think

Scientists have evidence that beats in the brain — in the form of rhythmic electrical pulses — are involved in everything from memory to motion. And music can help when those rhythms go wrong.

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The Salt

'Pink Slime' Is Making A Comeback. Do You Have A Beef With That?

Since beef prices are going up, food processors are once again looking at cheap "lean, finely textured beef." But this time, they're preparing for consumers' concerns.

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Iraq

What, Exactly, Are U.S. Interests In Iraq's Turmoil?

Some warn that the violence gripping the country could lead to another Sept. 11. But experts are skeptical, and Americans are wary of new military entanglements.

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