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In Coco, young Miguel's love of music ultimately leads him to the Land of the Dead where he teams up with charming trickster Hector. Pixar hide caption

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Movie Interviews

Mexico, Music And Family Take Center Stage In 'Coco'

Pixar's newest movie is meant to be a love letter to Mexico. Coco has an all-Latino cast, it's packed with references to Mexican culture, and it went right to No. 1 at the Mexican box office.

Lots of families fight over politics at the holiday table. But decisions about which foods to put on the table can whip up stress and squabbles, too. PeopleImages/Getty Images hide caption

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It's Not Just Politics. Food Can Stir Holiday Conflict, Too

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Emily Blair, a medical assistant at the Colon, Stomach and Liver Center in Lansdowne, Va., takes a blood pressure reading for Robert Koenen. New guidelines say that patients should have their arm resting on a surface while taking a reading and both feet should be placed flat on the ground. Josh Loock/NPR hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Odds Are, They're Taking Your Blood Pressure All Wrong

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Odds Are, They're Taking Your Blood Pressure All Wrong

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Tulsa's flood control plan includes multi-use drainage basins, like the athletic field at Will Rogers High School. It doubles as a detention pond for overflowing storm water. Joe Wertz/StateImpact Oklahoma hide caption

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How Tulsa Became A Model For Preventing Floods

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How Tulsa Became A Model For Preventing Floods

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In Coco, young Miguel's love of music ultimately leads him to the Land of the Dead where he teams up with charming trickster Hector. Pixar hide caption

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Mexico, Music And Family Take Center Stage In 'Coco'

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Mexico, Music And Family Take Center Stage In 'Coco'

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