Caitlin Alifirenka of Pennsylvania and Martin Ganda of Zimbabwe became best friends – and better people – through their exchange.
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.
Peter O’Dowd follows the route of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train 150 years ago, to look at modern-day race relations and Lincoln's legacy.