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What's Good For The Heart Is Good For The Brain

Choosing a heart-healthy lifestyle can help protect your brain as you age, research suggests. And it's not just memory skills that benefit. Problem-solving abilities and judgment are preserved, too.

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Politics

Politics In Real Life: Paid Family Leave A Big Concern, Not A Top Campaign Issue

After Nancy Glynn got pregnant, she learned her employer didn't offer paid family leave. Then, like many Americans, she discovered it was hard to get by without it.

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6 Years Later, Families Of LA Serial Killer's Victims Still Await Closure

Police allege Lonnie Franklin Jr. terrorized LA for decades, targeting mostly young black women. As his trial wraps up, critics wonder if racial bias caused the investigation to take so long.

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Families Of LA Serial Killer's Victims Still Await Closure
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You Make It Rough Chromeo

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Immunotherapy Tablets For Dust Mite Allergy Reduce Asthma Risk
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Concept 16 Komodo
Cissy Strut The Meters
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Kansas Supreme Court Says Schools Could Close If System Doesn't Change
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Russian Roulette - Chew Fu Black Russian Fix Rihanna

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Leicester City: From Last Place To England's Likely Soccer Champion
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Chasing Rainbows Ulrich Schnauss and Jonas Munk
Johnny (Sentimental Fool) Ulrich Schnauss and Jonas Munk
Good To Be Back Home Charles Bradley
Golden Rule (Instrumental)
Pittsburgh Left (Eliot Lipp Remix) Lymbyc Systym
Hold My Liquor Kanye West
A Long Second Diego Bernal

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Politics In Real Life: Paid Family Leave A Big Concern, Not A Top Campaign Issue
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#Mindcontrol Hot Sugar

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Why Bobby Knight And A Rogues' Gallery Of Athletes Are Flocking To Trump
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