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Quality of Life Improving for 90-Year-Olds

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Researchers in Denmark compared the mental abilities and daily tasks of a large group of people born in 1905 and in 1915.


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Researchers Say Kindergarten Is Rigged for Girls

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How Malnutrition Impacts Learning

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