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Puerto Rico's Monkey Island Lures Scientists For Generations

The isle of Cayo Santiago has been home to at least nine generations of rhesus monkeys since the colony's founding in 1938. Primatologists here seek clues to primate kinship, cognition and ecology.
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San Francisco Doctors Tap App For Nationwide LGBT Health Study

Researchers at University of California, San Francisco are looking to an app for help in collecting health information from people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer.
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How Scientists Created A Typhus Vaccine In A 'Fantastic Laboratory'

Writer Arthur Allen describes how a WWII scientist in Poland smuggled the typhus vaccine to Jews — while his team made a weakened version for the Nazis. Originally broadcast July 22, 2014.
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Missouri Food Pantries Help Clients Grow Their Own Produce

Fresh fruits and vegetables can be hard to come by for low-income people who rely on food pantries. So some aid programs are now handing out seeds and plants and teaching clients to grow their own.
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Save Wildlife, Save Yourself?

Protecting the environment may reduce many diseases, such as Lyme and West Nile, a study finds. The tantalizing idea suggests that conservation and human health may be more connected than we thought.
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5 Challenges Still Facing Obamacare

The Supreme Court ruling affirming the legality of insurance subsidies for all eligible low-income Americans regardless of where they live clears up one big question. But there are others.
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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

The Supreme Court upholds federal healthcare subsidies. President Barack Obama is to deliver the eulogy for Charleston Pastor Clementa Pinckney. And Congress clears the way for the Trans-Pacific trade deal. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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To Master Stage Fright, Practice Makes Imperfect OK

Most people suffer stage fright when speaking or performing in front of a group. One pianist found she could manage the anxiety if she practiced often for an audience, even at the airport.
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GOP Presidential Candidates Vow To Continue Fight Against Obamacare

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld subsidies under the Affordable Care Act. When it comes to Republican presidential candidates, they say the political fight over Obamacare isn't going anywhere.
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Calif. Bill To Require More Children To Be Vaccinated Clears Major Hurdle

The state Assembly has passed a bill that would make it much harder for people to opt out of vaccinating children. It faces one more vote in the Senate before the measure goes to the governor's desk.

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