Maria Fabrizio for NPR

Shots - Health News

Drop-In Home Chefs May Be An Alternative To Assisted Living

As people age, cooking can become difficult or even physically impossible. It's one reason people move to assisted living. One company offers a chef to cook healthy, affordable meals at home.

For all the good aspirin can do in preventing second heart attacks and strokes, taking it daily can boost some risks, too — of ulcers, for example, and of bleeding in the brain or gut. iStockphoto hide caption

itoggle caption iStockphoto

Shots - Health News

Maybe You Should Rethink That Daily Aspirin

A small dose of aspirin taken regularly can help prevent a second heart attack or stroke. But too many healthy people are taking the drug for prevention. And for them, the risks may outweigh benefits.

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe with U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter earlier this month in Tokyo. Abe's visit to the U.S. this week features an agreement for the Japanese military to have a more active role. Franck Robichon/AP hide caption

itoggle caption Franck Robichon/AP

The Two-Way

Japan's Prime Minister Abe Aims For A Lot From His High-Profile Visit To U.S.

Abe will have a summit with President Obama, sign a security agreement, and make an historic address to a joint meeting of Congress during his week-long visit.

Footsteps Hidden Orchestra 0:31

Play

Play

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Hidden Orchestra
    Track
    Footsteps
    Album
    Night Walks
    Label
    TRT Records

Dust Hidden Orchestra 0:59

Play

Play

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Hidden Orchestra
    Track
    Dust
    Album
    Night Walks
    Label
    TRT Records

Antiphon Hidden Orchestra 0:59

Play

Play

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Hidden Orchestra
    Track
    Antiphon
    Album
    Night Walks
    Label
    TRT Records

Exposition Takénobu 0:13

Play/Purchase

Play/Purchase

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Takénobu
    Track
    Exposition
    Album
    Exposition
    Label
    Takénobu

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Gabbi Gabby Enemies

Countrywide Tommy Emmanuel 0:08

Play

Play

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Tommy Emmanuel
    Track
    Countrywide
    Album
    Little By Little

Mountains of Illinois Tommy Emmanuel 0:59

Play

Play

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Tommy Emmanuel
    Track
    Mountains of Illinois
    Album
    Little By Little

Papa George Tommy Emmanuel 0:59

Play

Play

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Tommy Emmanuel
    Track
    Papa George
    Album
    Little By Little

Werkha Various 0:08

Play

Play

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Various
    Track
    Werkha
    Album
    Tru Thoughts Fifteenth Anniversary Sampler

Easy Muffin Amon Tobin 1:54

Play/Purchase

Play/Purchase

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Amon Tobin
    Track
    Easy Muffin
    Album
    Ground Zero
    Label
    Narada

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Drift Along Takénobu 0:53

Play/Purchase

Play/Purchase

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Takénobu
    Track
    Drift Along
    Album
    Exposition
    Label
    Takénobu

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?