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Eat fish or take a fish oil supplement? Research suggests eating fish regularly over a lifetime is good for the brain. But when it comes to staving off cognitive decline in seniors, fish oil supplements just don't cut it, a study finds. iStockphoto hide caption

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If Fish Is Brain Food, Can Fish Oil Pills Boost Brains, Too?

Research suggests eating fish regularly over a lifetime is good for the brain. But when it comes to staving off cognitive decline in seniors, fish oil supplements just don't cut it, a study finds.

That Moment When Adnan Joubran
My Way Home Adnan Joubran feat. Jorge Pardo
All In Flying Lotus

Investigators stand next to evidence markers in front of the house of Matthew Stewart, who was shot and injured by Ogden police during a drug raid, in Ogden, Utah, Jan. 5, 2012. One police officer was killed and five were wounded in the shootout that erupted as a narcotics enforcement team executed a search warrant at Stewart's home. George Frey/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Why Utah Is The Only State Trying To Track And Limit SWAT-Style Tactics

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Paper Scissors Stone Portico Quartet

Detweiler was surprised to learn she wasn't eating enough to fuel her training regimen. As an athlete, doctors and nutritionists say, she needed more food variety and more calories — three snacks daily, as well as bigger meals. Courtesy of Nationwide Children's Hospital hide caption

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To Thrive, Many Young Female Athletes Need A Lot More Food

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If Fish Is Brain Food, Can Fish Oil Pills Boost Brains, Too?

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Inn Keeping The Sea and Cake
Lyric The Sea and Cake
Speaker Breaker Ray Barbee & The Mattson 2
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Carlos Alfaro, 19, practices with a soccer ball before a match in New York City. Some members of his youth soccer team are set to meet with Pope Francis in September. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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Through Soccer, Teen Migrants Rebuild Lives And Get Chance To Meet Pope

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Eve II (Odesza Remix) Emancipator
What It Is Lynn Patrick
Cowgirl's Day Off Lynn Patrick

Donald Trump arrives at the National Federation of Republican Assemblies on Saturday in Nashville, Tenn., ahead of his speech before the conservative group. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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The 'Trump Effect' Alienating Conservative Latinos

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Rod Hanged/Night Stalking Charles Bernstein
Trail of Tears The Budos Band
Lovely Abstrakt Idea

Delegates took their seats during the plenary session at the Bonn climate change conference on March 10, 2014. Negotiations resume this week; by the end of the year, the U.N. hopes to have forged a new global agreement. UNclimatechange/Flickr hide caption

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How Are U.N. Climate Talks Like A Middle School? Cliques Rule

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Pittsburgh Left [Eliot Lipp Remix] Lymbyc Systym
Long Tomorrow Toe
My Little Wish toe
Shroud The Stars Max Tannone

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