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Michael Wand of the Cognitive Systems Laboratory at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany demonstrates a technology that recognizes speech through muscle activity in the face rather than sound. Gretchen Cuda for NPR hide caption

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Speech Device Gives Hope To Those With No Voice

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An X-ray of Schneider's right femur (thighbone), which broke suddenly as she was standing on a New York subway train. Courtesy of Dr. Jennifer Schneider hide caption

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An elderly couple holds hands while walking along a Berlin street. A recent study showed that walking grows the region of the brain that archives memories. Patrick Sinkel/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Aerobic Exercise May Improve Memory In Seniors

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Sandy Palais, 73, of Arizona started lifting weights about 10 years ago after she was diagnosed with osteoporosis. Jason Millstein for NPR hide caption

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Seniors Can Still Bulk Up On Muscle By Pressing Iron

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Psychotherapy And Exercise Look Best To Treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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