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Vinegar screening helps cut cervical cancer deaths in India: study

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A simple screening program for cervical cancer using vinegar and visual exams helped reduce deaths caused by the cancer by 31 percent in a group of 150,000 poor women in India, researchers reported on Sunday. Full story

Small restaurants serving big calories, salt: studies

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite public health progress in cutting calories, as well as salt and fat from fast foods and supermarket products, neighborhood restaurants are still packing big helpings of each into their meals, a trio of studies suggests. Full story

Android Anti-Virus Software Easily Fooled

Anti-virus software made by 10 of the biggest Android security providers can be bamboozled by an embarrassingly easy malware disguise, according to a new report. Full story

Penguins get custom boots to ease achy feet

   Just like humans, as the penguins at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium get older, they begin to suffer from aches and pains. Searching for a solution, the aquarium has developed a unique partnership with engineering students at Northwestern University. NBC’s Kevin Tibbles reports.

How pre-K education is related to income level

   The NAACP’s Dedrick Muhammad, MSNBC Contributor Goldie Taylor, Better Education for Kids’ Derrell Bradford, and Northwestern University’s Diane Schanzenbach join Chris Hayes to talk about what would be one could represent one of the most significant expansions in public education.

What to Look for in an Accelerator Program

Accelerator programs are exploding in number, promising cash, mentorship, exposure and prestige. Here's what to look for, how to get in and how to reap the rewards. Full story

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  ‘Superagers’ have minds of people 20 years younger

In the first study of its kind, researchers at Northwestern University are looking at lifelong best friends Grayce Papp and Evelyn Finegan, both 83 year-olds with memories as sharp as typical 50- to 60-year-olds. Neuroscientists are hoping these “superagers” will give them a better understanding of

  Life coach Iyanla Vanzant: I became a fixer because I was broken

Spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant joins Morning Joe to discuss her show "Iyanla: Fix My Life," which airs on the OWN network. Vanzant says the show focuses on human problems, and she says the most common issue people need help with is with relationships.