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Brain Game Claims Fail A Big Scientific Test

When a team of researchers evaluated the scientific literature on brain games, they found little evidence that the products improve memory or thinking in real-world tasks.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her chambers in Washington, D.C. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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No, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Does Not Intend To Retire Anytime Soon

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Turks line up outside the Istanbul governor's office, one of the "crisis management centers" set up for those who believe they were wrongly suspended, fired or arrested following the July 15 coup attempt. Gokce Saracoglu for NPR hide caption

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Victims Of Turkey's Post-Coup Purge Invited To Prove Their Innocence

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Vivian Guzofsky, 88, holds a baby doll at Sunrise Senior Living in Beverly Hills, Calif. Guzofsky, who has Alzheimer's disease, is calm when taking care of the dolls. Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Doll Therapy May Help Calm People With Dementia, But It Has Critics

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Last year, the Food and Drug Administration told the maker of Kind bars that some of its nut-filled snacks couldn't be labeled as "healthy." Now the agency is rethinking what healthy means, amid evolving science on fat and sugar. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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FDA Is Redefining The Term 'Healthy' On Food Labels

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Yoshinori Ohsumi, a professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, smiles as he speaks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on a phone during a press conference in Tokyo today, after he was awarded the Nobel Medicine Prize. Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Japanese Biologist Wins Nobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine

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