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Popular Acid Reflux Drugs Are Linked To Kidney Disease Risk

Medications for heartburn called proton pump inhibitors are linked to a higher risk for chronic kidney disease, according to a study. It's the latest in a growing list of worries with these drugs.

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A Guitarist Remembers: David Bowie Just Wanted A Good Laugh

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Young Americans [Single Version] David Bowie
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Space Oddity The London Symphony Orchestra & Royal Choral Society
Let's Dance [Single Version] David Bowie
Old Pine Ben Howard

One of the banana plants in the collection at the USDA's Tropical Agriculture Research Station in Puerto Rico. It's just one of many banana collections around the world that might just hold the key to stopping a fungus's deadly reach. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Our Favorite Banana May Be Doomed; Can New Varieties Replace It?

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Fame David Bowie
Million and One Things to Do Time Machine
Sad Chicken Leroy And The Drivers

This Hyundai MOBIS "i-Cockpit Car" simulator let people experience autonomous driving mode at the 2016 technology show CES in Las Vegas. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Self-Driving Cars Are Coming, But Are We Ready For Them?

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My Burr Minotaur Shock
Man Who Sold the World The Lost Boys of Penzance

David Bowie showed off his acting chops as the British-accented alien in the 1976 film The Man Who Fell To Earth. Studiocanal Films Ltd./The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Ziggy Stardust Was A Star On-Screen, Too

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That's Motivation David Bowie
Humpty Dumpty Marc Moulin

People for and against unions hold up signs Monday in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington. The court was hearing arguments in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association. Justices will decide whether California and other states can make nonunion public employees covered by union contracts pay partial dues. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Weighs Changes That Would Hurt Public Unions' Bottom Lines

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Popular Acid Reflux Drugs Are Linked To Kidney Disease Risk

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Weeping Wall [Instrumental] David Bowie
Across the Imaginary Divide Marcus Roberts Trio

President Dwight Eisenhower delivered his final State of the Union speech to a packed House in January 1960. AP hide caption

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Victory Lap? Final State Of The Union Speeches Reflect And Look Ahead

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Tokyo Sound Tribe Sector 9
Stole the Show Kygo
Machado Bixiga 70

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The World's Largest Refugee Camp Looks Like A Slum/Star Wars Mashup

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Dollar Days David Bowie
Chisa Abdullah Ibrahim
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