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Denmark's 'House Of Memories' Re-Creates 1950s For Alzheimer's Patients

The apartment in a museum is a detailed reconstruction of a 1950s home, with all its smells, sounds and textures. Psychologists say it can spark memories for people with dementia.

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On The Road For Decades — And Not Stopping Anytime Soon

When Idella Hansen and Sandi Talbott got started in trucking, women were a rarity in big rigs. Now they've got nearly 9 million miles in the rearview mirror, and they won't hear of retirement.

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Are We Reaching The End Of The Trend For Longer, Healthier Lives?

In the past 50 years, better medical care and healthier habits have greatly reduced the risk of dying young from heart disease. But the obesity epidemic threatens to reverse that happy trend.

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