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When combined with results of other neurological tests, and in the context of a thorough medical history, atrophy of the brain (shown here in an MRI scan) sometimes indicates Alzheimer's. Simon Fraser/Science Source hide caption

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Many Doctors Who Diagnose Alzheimer's Fail To Tell The Patient

Only about half of Medicare patients are told of the diagnosis by their doctor, a study finds. That compares to 90 percent of patients diagnosed with cancer.

When combined with results of other neurological tests, and in the context of a thorough medical history, atrophy of the brain (shown here in an MRI scan) sometimes indicates Alzheimer's. Simon Fraser/Science Source hide caption

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Many Doctors Who Diagnose Alzheimer's Fail To Tell The Patient

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Paddy on the Turnpike Peter Ostroushko
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Lantern in the Ditch Peter Ostroushko
Take Me Home, Country Road John Denver
Fly Away Rahim Alhaj
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The logo of Swiss bank UBS is seen at the company's headquarters in Zurich. U.S. officials are investigating whether UBS and Barclays manipulated currency rates at a time when they were already operating under a deferred prosecution agreement for manipulating interest rates. Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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For Banks 'Too Big To Jail,' Prosecutors Count On A Promise To Behave

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Going Home Rahim Alhaj & Little Earth Orchestra
Comencomos (Let's Start) Jungle Fire
Firewalker Jungle Fire

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Sea Turtles Test Urban Waters In Southern California 'Jacuzzi'

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You're a Wolf Sea Wolf
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Rachel Ahn, who goes by "Aebong-ee," is among the top 100 most-watched mukbang stars in South Korea. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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Koreans Have An Insatiable Appetite For Watching Strangers Binge Eat

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Whoa Earl Sweatshirt & Tyler, The Creator
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Mr. Bill Hinkley's March to the Promised Land Peter Ostroushko
Before He Cheats Carrie Underwood
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Both James Eversull (left) and Pat Patchell were treated with experimental chemotherapy and radiation for leukemia as children in the 1960s. Together, they're now some of the country's oldest leukemia survivors.. Courtesy of James Eversull; Courtesy of Pat Patchell hide caption

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How 2 Children With Leukemia Helped Transform Its Treatment

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All My Loving United Guitar Players
Acid Raindrops People Under the Stairs feat. Camel MC
Breath and Start Blockhead
Death with Dignity Sufjan Stevens
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