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Episode 12x10; Dec 07, 2015
12x10: Pancreatic Cancer
12x9: Preventative Cancer Screening
12x8: Type II Diabetes; Value-Based Care
12x7: Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Young Athletes
12x6: Measles; Vaccines
12x5: ADHD in Adults
12x2: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
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AI Can Pass Standardized Tests—But It Would Fail Preschool
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While You Were Offline: Who Wants to See Sean Spicer’s Samba?
Not us, and not Tom Bergeron!
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“Am I as brave as I think I am?” MIT Media Lab student Arwa Mboya on the aftermath of a scandal
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Review: The iPhone 11 Pro does Disneyland after dark
Let’s get this out of the way right up front: iPhone 11’s Night Mode is great. It works, it compares extremely well to other low-light cameras and the exposure and color rendition is best in class, period. If that does it for you, you can stop right here. If …
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The Coolest Futuristic Deaths
The far future is notoriously unknowable, but one thing we can be reasonably certain of is that we will die. Some very rich and imaginative people like to think that this is not the case —which will honestly make it pretty funny when they eat it like the rest…
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Your Friday Briefing
Climate Strike, Whistle-Blower, Iran: Here’s what you need to know.
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Love in the Time of Democrats
Senators Warren and Booker shone in a forum focused on the lives of L.G.B.T.Q. Americans.
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Trump Has China Policy About Right
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Trust Our Weather Forecasters, Not Trump
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'The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening' remake is so charming
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Take That ‘Gig’ and Shove It
A California bill would make it harder for companies like Uber to take advantage of workers. Other states should borrow the idea.
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In Italy, a Sharp Turn Back to the Center
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How damaging is blackface scandal to Trudeau?
The prime minister's racism mea culpa deals a heavy blow to his carefully cultivated political brand.
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It's the oldest assignment in the book, but it's a first for us -- CNN Opinion is turning its weekly column over to you, our readers. After nearly a year of publishing our weekly newsletter and just over six months of asking readers to share stories with us, …
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Opinion: Trump should seize the moment and stop waffling on gun control
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Alyssa Milano: I met with Ted Cruz. This is why
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