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Medications Can Help People Stop Abusing Alcohol, But Many Don't Know That

It is still rare for a person struggling with alcohol abuse to be prescribed naltrexone or acamprosate, two medications that have been proven to help. Efforts are underway to change that.
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Arts And Craft Beers: Brewers Draw Drinkers' Eyes With Snazzy Tap Handles

As craft brewers try to make their brews stand out in an increasingly crowded field, they're driving the expansion of a singular business: custom-made beer taps.
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'All Cubans Are Saddened By This Loss'; Fans React To Death Of Marlins Ace

José Fernández defected from Cuba as a teenager, and there has been an outpouring from baseball fans in the Cuban community who felt proud of his success and devastation upon word of his death.
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Millennials Want To Be Entrepreneurs, But A Tough Economy Stands In Their Way

Millennials admire startup founders and revere self-employment, new survey findings show, but they're worried about debt and wary of starting businesses in an unforgiving economic environment.
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How Native Students Can Succeed In College: 'Be As Tough As The Land That Made You'

Native Americans make up less than 1 percent of students in college. Many say they feel invisible, without access to elite campuses. One program helps them leverage their heritage and identity.
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LISTEN: Doctor Says Opioid Epidemic Hitting Every County In Maryland

Overdose deaths in Maryland jumped over 50 percent in the first half of 2016.

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They Dreamed Of Sheep (Farming): Peek Inside An Alabama Dairy

Greg Kelly wanted out of corporate America for a lifestyle better suited to raising a family. So he and his wife launched Alabama's only sheep dairy. "We feel like we're really living now," she says.
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Ex-Wells Fargo Employees Sue, Allege They Were Punished For Not Breaking Law

Wells Fargo staff secretly opened millions of unauthorized accounts to meet lofty sales targets. A class-action suit has been filed on behalf of employees who obeyed the law and failed to meet quotas.
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FBI: Murders Up Nearly 11 Percent In 2015; Violent Crime Rose Slightly

Experts said homicides and other violence remain at low rates compared with a crime wave from 20 years ago.
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Divided States: 'I'm Ready To Vote For Hillary,' Suzanne Menarcine Says

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off in their first presidential debate Monday night. Steve Inskeep is in the swing state of Georgia, and talks to Suzanne Menarcine about why she favors Clinton.

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