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Late December through Valentine's Day is the busiest time of the year for dating apps and sites, according to Match.com. Hanna Barczyk for NPR hide caption

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What Makes Us Click: How Online Dating Shapes Our Relationships

As Americans try new ways to connect, the norms of dating are evolving. So how has online dating changed the connections we make?

Young women cosplay as the main characters of the mobile game Arena of Valor in Tianjin, China, in October. More than half the game's players in China are female. Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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China's Most Popular Mobile Game Charges Into American Market

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Dr. Gita Agarwal of Mary's Center conducts a telemedicine conference with Dennis Dolman from his mother's house in Washington, D.C. Tyrone Turner/WAMU hide caption

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Can Home Health Visits Help Keep People Out Of The ER?

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Venison is on the winter menu at Cafe Berlin, in Washington, D.C. In this dish, called Jäger Jäger, the venison schnitzel comes with hazelnut spätzle, sautéed mushrooms, and cream sauce. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Why Is Venison On Expensive Plates And Food Pantry Shelves?

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Late December through Valentine's Day is the busiest time of the year for dating apps and sites, according to Match.com. Hanna Barczyk for NPR hide caption

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What Makes Us Click: How Online Dating Shapes Our Relationships

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Bella and Will Doolittle started a podcast to tell their story about Bella's struggle with early-onset Alzheimer's. Brian Mann for NPR hide caption

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To Help Others, One Couple Talks About Life With Early-Onset Alzheimer's

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