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Marian Grunwald (from left), Earl Elfstrom and Verna Matheson bounced a balloon back and forth with nursing assistant Rick Pavlisich on Dec. 13, 2013, at an Ecumen nursing home in Chisago City, Minn. Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune, Minneapolis St. Paul hide caption

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This Nursing Home Calms Troubling Behavior Without Risky Drugs

The staff's goal was to reduce the prescription of antipsychotic drugs by 20 percent. In the first year, they cut use by 97 percent. How? By addressing the real reasons for agitation and aggression.

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Serendipity Tom Middleton

Rep. John Dingell (from left), D-Mich., Rep. Henry Hyde, R-Ill., Rep. Ralph Regula, R- Ohio, Rep. Ralph Hall, D-Texas, Rep. Cass Ballenger, R-N.C., and Rep. Amo Houghton, R-N.Y., stand at a House ceremony honoring World War II veterans in 2004. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Congress Says Goodbye To Its Last World War II Vets

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Anthem of Hope Ryan Farish
Midnight In Harlem Susan Tedeschi & Derek Trucks

Marian Grunwald (from left), Earl Elfstrom and Verna Matheson bounced a balloon back and forth with nursing assistant Rick Pavlisich on Dec. 13, 2013, at an Ecumen nursing home in Chisago City, Minn. Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune, Minneapolis St. Paul hide caption

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This Nursing Home Calms Troubling Behavior Without Risky Drugs

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Quvenzhané Wallis, who was nominated for an Oscar for her role in Beasts of the Southern Wild, plays little orphan Annie in the new film adaptation of the 1977 musical. Barry Wetcher/Sony Pictures Entertainment hide caption

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The Annie Of Tomorrow Has The Same Hard Knocks, But Different Hair

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It's the Hard-Knock Life (Reprise)
Halfway Home Tommy Emmanuel

Ghostface Killah's new album, 36 Seasons, sees the rapper revive his Tony Starks alter ego. Brian Level/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Wu-Tang's Fabulous Fabulist Returns

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Love Don't Live Here No More Ghostface Killah & Kandace Springs
Bring Back Pluto Aesop Rock
Girl / Sleep Sound Jamie XX
Fanshawe El Ten Eleven
Maintenance [Instrumentals] Blockhead
Sundog Kinobe
CARAVAN GORDON JENKINS
The Action Scene Alan Hawkshaw & Keith Mansfield
A Blade Won't Cut Another Blade The Funk Ark
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A newsstand owner counts Argentine pesos in Buenos Aires. Many Argentines carry large amounts of cash, saying they do not trust banks. This has contributed to a surge in robberies. Leo La Valle/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Argentina: Where Cash Is King And Robberies Are On The Rise

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Charlie Hunnam co-stars with Katey Sagal (center) and Drea De Matteo on FX's biker drama Sons of Anarchy. Prashant Gupta/FX Network hide caption

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'Sons Of Anarchy' Ends As A Macho Soap Opera Often Anchored By Women

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This Life The Forest Rangers & Curtis Stigers
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