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Running and other moderate exercise can protect against lifestyle disease. A new study shows training for a marathon slows cardiovascular aging. RichVintage/Getty Images hide caption

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Ready For Your First Marathon? Training Can Cut Years Off Your Cardiovascular Age

More reasons to commit to a race: A new study shows that novice runners who take on a marathon significantly improved their heart health. We've got tips to get you started.

An Air Force team moves a transfer case containing the remains of one of the young sailors killed after a Saudi military student opened fire at Naval Air Station Pensacola last month. Officials are expected to soon announce that about 20 Saudi military students will be expelled from the U.S. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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U.S. Officials: More Than 20 Saudi Students To Be Expelled In Wake Of Fla. Shooting

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In Sonoma County, Calif., officials are struggling to address a homeless encampment with roughly 200 residents. Eric Westervelt/NPR hide caption

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Sprawling Homeless Camps — Modern 'Hoovervilles' — Vex California

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Running and other moderate exercise can protect against lifestyle disease. A new study shows training for a marathon slows cardiovascular aging. RichVintage/Getty Images hide caption

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Ready For Your First Marathon? Training Can Cut Years Off Your Cardiovascular Age

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Kratom products are legal in most states and are widely available. But the federal Food and Drug Administration and the Drug Enforcement Administration worry that kratom carries the risk of physical and psychological dependency and, in some people, addiction. Catie Dull/NPR hide caption

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The Kratom Debate: Helpful Herb Or Dangerous Drug?

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The Kratom Debate: Helpful Herb Or Dangerous Drug?

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