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Shots - Health News

Gene Linked To Alzheimer's Poses A Special Threat To Women

Scientists have figured out one reason women might be more vulnerable to Alzheimer's: A risk gene doubles women's chances of getting the disease but has minimal effect on men.

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Gene Linked To Alzheimer's Poses A Special Threat To Women

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Gene Linked To Alzheimer's Poses A Special Threat To Women

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Firefighters search for survivors at a West, Texas, apartment building in April 2013. The breadth of destruction in West has raised questions about what, if any, new state laws should be passed to help prevent similar accidents in the future. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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A 'Roller Coaster' Year For Texas Town Rocked By Blast

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Courtney Cranch tends bar at The Red Hen in Washington, D.C., where she estimates at least half her customers have smartphones out at mealtime. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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Restaurants: The Modern-Day Lab For Our Smartphone-Obsessed Ways

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People gather to play Ingress in Austin, Texas. The video game has been downloaded 2 million times and is popular in the U.S. and Europe. Niantic Labs hide caption

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All Tech Considered

A Video Game Meant To Take Us Back To The Physical World

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A Video Game Meant To Take Us Back To The Physical World

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Big Boi (left) and Andre 3000 perform on stage at Coachella during the first stop on OutKast's reunion tour. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Reunited And It Feels A Little Awkward: OutKast At Coachella

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In the new play The Library, Chloë Grace Moretz is a teen who survives a school shooting, only to discover she's been accused of aiding the shooter. Joan Marcus hide caption

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Conflicting Tales Of A School Shooting In 'The Library'

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A Philadelphia Gas Works employee replaces old steel and cast-iron pipes with new plastic pipes that are less likely to leak. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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After Deaths, Renewed Focus On Leaky Gas Pipelines

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Music Interviews

Emicida: 'People Sample What Is Nearest To Them'

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Emicida: 'People Sample What Is Nearest To Them'

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Pop Culture Happy Hour

'Say Anything' At 25: Nothing Bought, Sold Or Processed

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'Say Anything' At 25: Nothing Bought, Sold Or Processed

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