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The Met to Keep Picasso Sold by Man Fleeing Mussolini, Echoing History

July 6, 2019

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will keep a Picasso sold by a man fleeing the Axis, Reuters reported. A federal appeals court ruled last week that his heirs waited too long to request the return of the painting, sold to the Met 58 years ago. Reclaiming Nazi-stolen art has a long and complicated past worldwide. […]

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We’ve Got It All Wrong about Fixing Americans’ Increasing Anger Levels

July 5, 2019

A new poll says 84 percent of Americans are angrier today than a generation ago. The NPR-IBM Watson Health poll offers alarming statistics about the increasing levels of anger that American society believes it exhibits compared to years past. The solutions may run contrary to what we’ve always believed. […]

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Anti-Suicide Campaign Encourages Mental Health Resilience

July 4, 2019

An Oregon mother’s local anti-suicide signs have gone viral worldwide, The Washington Post reported. In the two years since it started, the Don’t Give Up campaign has become a global phenomenon. Encouraging mental perseverance starts at home. […]

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Woman Wakes Up on Empty Plane, Perseveres Until Rescue

July 3, 2019

BBC News reported that a woman recently woke up alone on a parked airplane. The Air Canada flight had landed in Toronto but the crew failed to awaken the passenger, who had to call for help to be rescued from the plane. Her story illustrates how the brain handles stress. […]

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Flawed Study Linking Smartphone Use and Horn Growth Prompts Skeletal Review

June 30, 2019

A study blaming smartphones for kids growing horns is flawed, according to Business Insider. The study, published in “Scientific Reports” in 2018, suggested the downward-facing head posture of cell phone use led to hornlike bone spurs growing from the back of the head. Maybe it’s time to review the skeletal system. […]

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Despite Man Surviving Expired Food Diet, Nutritional Labels Matter

June 28, 2019

A grocery store owner lived on food past its expiration date for a year, “The Washington Post” reported. Some say his continued health disproves the need for expiration dates entirely. However, food labels contain important and little-known information for your health and safety. […]

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