Jarrett Krosoczka Helps Students Draw Their Own Heroes

‘Lunch Lady’ Author Helps Students Draw Their Own Heroes
May 23, 2013
http://www.npr.org/2013/05/23/185563964/lunch-lady-author-helps-students-draw-their-own-heroes

“When I look back at my career as an author, I don’t look at the first book that was ever published as to where my career began — I look to the first book that I ever wrote,” Krosoczka tells the students.
He wrote that book when he was in just the third grade.
“You see, an author is somebody who writes a story. It doesn’t matter if you’re a kid or if you’re a grown-up

How Much Good Can You Do? There’s A Calculator For That (audio)

How Much Good Can You Do? There’s A Calculator For That
by Mark Memmott
December 18, 2012
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/12/18/167554488/how-much-good-can-you-do-theres-a-calculator-for-that
Oxford University ethics professor Toby Ord talks with All Things Considered today about his “Giving What We Can” campaign, which encourages members to donate 10 percent of their incomes to charities, and the online calculators he’s come up with that aim to show how steady giving can produce some very positive results.

http://givingwhatwecan.org

As Memories Slip Away, It’s Still a ‘Wonderful Life’

StoryCorps
As Memories Slip Away, It’s Still a ‘Wonderful Life’
November 17, 2006
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=6499890
Five years ago, Ken Morganstern was told he had early-stage Alzeheimer’s disease.

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periodontitis and dementia
2015
http://www.nature.com/bdj/journal/v218/n1/abs/sj.bdj.2014.1137.html

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2015/03/24/394927484/many-doctors-who-diagnose-alzheimers-fail-to-tell-the-patient

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2015/02/10/382725729/if-you-have-dementia-can-you-hasten-death-as-you-wished

Mental Stimulation Postpones, Then Speeds Dementia
September 04, 2010
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129628082

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/09/23/495050891/are-we-reaching-the-end-of-the-trend-for-longer-healthier-lives

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