Listening to the 18-minute musical monologue has been a Thanksgiving tradition among folk music fans for decades.
A new study in Neurology, the journal of the American Academy of Neurology, finds that even small elevations in blood sugar can influence short-term memory, decreasing our ability to do things like recall words.
The study fits with a larger body of evidence that finds elevated blood sugar puts people at higher risk of cognitive decline.
NPR Food and Health Correspondent Allison Aubrey joins Here & Now’s Robin Young.
Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.