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Health Check

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Health Check grapples with health issues on a global scale.

This magazine-style program looks at discoveries and solutions in health care, tackles issues on conditions where there are no easy answers, and examines the choices to be made by individuals or organizations trying to deliver a healthier world.


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Oh, 'Boyhood!' Linklater's Cinematic Stunt Pays Off

Richard Linklater's new film took 12 years to make and tracks the actual youth and adolescence of its lead actor. Critic Bob Mondello says Boyhood is a rich and resonant portrait of real life.
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If Exercise Is Work, Mindless Snacking May Follow

The idea that sacrificing at the gym entitles us to a reward seems to be embedded in our collective thinking. Researchers set out to test how this affects how we eat after a workout.
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Week In Politics: Israel And Immigration

Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the conflict in the Gaza Strip and President Obama's request of emergency immigration funds.
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Friday Feline Fun: A Ranking Of The Most Famous Internet Cats

Forget the Forbes Celebrity 100. This is the Friskies 50 — the new definitive guide of the most influential cats on the Internet. The list is based on a measure of the cats' social media reach.