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Forgot Something Again? It's Probably Just Normal Aging

Around age 50, people may begin to forget things. This can be scary. But there are clear differences between the onset of dementia and totally normal, age-related lapses in memory.

Jeffrey Iliff (left), a brain scientist at Oregon Health & Science University, has been studying toxin removal in the brains of mice. He'll work with Bill Rooney, director of the university's Advanced Imaging Research Center, to enroll people in a similar study in 2016. Courtesy of Oregon Health & Science University hide caption

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Lack Of Deep Sleep May Set The Stage For Alzheimer's

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Lack Of Deep Sleep May Set The Stage For Alzheimer's

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Counselors will be on site as employees return to work at the Inland Regional Center, the site of a mass shooting last month in San Bernardino, Calif. "I honestly expect those people that even think they're healed are going to come back and they're going to be jolted right back to that day as we go through those processes of grief and loss," said Vince Toms, a manager. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Site Of Mass Shooting In San Bernardino Slated To Reopen

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Van Zyl and Garcia Flores hold hands as van Zyl promises to do everything she can to ease his pain and control symptoms. Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health New/Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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A Palliative Care Doctor Weighs California's New Aid-In-Dying Law

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To mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, the Folger Shakespeare Library is sending the first printed collection of all his plays out on tour. Folger Shakespeare Library hide caption

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400 Years After His Death, Shakespeare's First Folio Goes Out On Tour

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400 Years After His Death, Shakespeare's First Folio Goes Out On Tour

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