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For Many Americans, Stress Takes A Toll On Health And Family

Half of Americans say they've had a major stressful event in the past year, according to a poll by NPR, the Harvard School of Public Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Here's how it hurts.

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Rare Unanimity In Supreme Court Term, With Plenty Of Fireworks

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The Red One Pat Metheny & John Scofield
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Lake Street Dive And The Chemistry Of Harmony

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What About Me Lake Street Dive
Busted John Scofield
Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466/Allegro Jacques Loussier
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Hard Day's Night [From the Film "a Hard Day's Night"] The Beatles
I Want You (She's So Heavy) Soulive

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A Presidential Contest ... For Obama's Library

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Eye of the Tiger Survivor
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Apache Michael Viner's Incredible Bongo Band
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How To Create A Song: Lake Street Dive Style

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You Go Down Smooth Lake Street Dive
Sticks and Stones John Scofield

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Raw Milk Producers Aim To Regulate Themselves

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Stomping Grounds [Live] Béla Fleck & the Flecktones
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Rainbow Rowell Does Romance With A Subversive (Read: Realistic) Twist

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