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Invisibilia: How A Shirt Collar Helped A Man Survive Auschwitz

NPR's podcast and show Invisibilia explore how clothes shape who people think we are and who we want to be. Hanna Rosin tells the tale of an Auschwitz prisoner who appropriated a Nazi's shirt.
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Beer Bottles Will Soon Include A Reality Check: A Calorie Count

Some of the biggest brewing companies have agreed to list the number of calories, alcohol content and nutrition information on beer bottles and cans.
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Psychotherapy Helps People Tune Out The Din Of Tinnitus

One in 10 U.S. adults has tinnitus. Cognitive behavioral therapy is one of the few interventions that have been shown to help, but it's rarely prescribed by doctors, a study finds.
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Justice Department Moves To Block 2 Big Health Insurance Mergers

The Justice Department says proposed deals between Aetna and Humana as well as Anthem and Cigna would increase the cost of medical care for Americans. The deals are worth a combined $91 billion.
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Turning Down The Background Noise Could Help Toddlers Learn

Being surrounded by noisy conversations, radio or TV can make it harder for toddlers to learn new words, researchers say. Quieter conversations didn't affect the learning process.
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To Avoid Malaria, Try Sleeping With A Chicken At Your Bedside

A study finds that the Anopheles arabiensis species of mosquitoes, a major carrier of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa, is repelled by the smell of chicken.
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As Indiana Governor, Mike Pence's Health Policy Has Been Contentious

Pence signed into law some of the tightest abortion rules in the U.S., and was slow to respond to Indiana's heroin and HIV crises, critics say. But he compromised with Obama to expand Medicaid.
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Why Healthy Teens Are Taking A Daily Anti-AIDS Pill

In a pilot program in South Africa, teens who are not infected with HIV are going on a preventive regimen of anti-AIDS drugs.
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Rehab Hospitals May Harm A Third Of Patients, Report Finds

Patients sent to rehabilitation facilities to recover from medical crises or surgery too often suffer additional harm from the care they get there, according to research by U.S. health officials.
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Montana's 'Pain Refugees' Leave State To Get Prescribed Opioids

With rising awareness of opioid abuse, some pain patients say doctors are less likely to prescribe them. One Montana sufferer goes to great lengths to get his prescription — he flies to California.

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