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There's a striking relationship between cancer and Alzheimer's, and it could hold the key to new treatments

Patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia are sit inside the Alzheimer foundation in Mexico City Thomson Reuters Alzheimer’s disease affects about 5.5 million Americans — a number that’s expected to balloon to 13.8 million by 2050 . As the most common cause of dementia, it’s the sixth leading cause of death in the US, behind conditions like heart disease and cancer. The growing ...

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3 reasons why the bond market might be skeptical of the Fed

Federal Reserve Board Chair Yellen holds a news conference after the Fed released its monetary policy decisions in Washington Thomson Reuters In a manner reminiscent of the Greenspan “conundrum” from the 2004–2006 hiking campaign, today long-term yields are falling while the Federal Reserve (Fed) raises short-term rates. The fed funds rate target range is now 100 basis points higher than ...

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'Turn the interview process on its head': A Facebook director shares 3 questions to ask in every job interview

Put yourself in the driver’s seat. Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design/flickr Job interviews can often feel like interrogations, with hiring managers drilling applicants on their work experience and best professional qualities. But successful candidates typically know that the best interviews are conversations rather than a one-sided questioning. Jeff Reynar, director of engineering and New York site lead at Facebook , ...

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Trump had Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert crash the Chicago Cubs' photo op at the White House in a bizarre scene

CBS News/Twitter The Chicago Cubs have had a whirlwind 24 hours. On Tuesday night after the Cubs gave up seven steals to the Washington Nationals, catcher Miguel Montero made headlines after criticizing starting pitcher Jake Arrieta . By Wednesday morning it was reported that Montero would be cut from the team . By Wednesday afternoon, many members of the Cubs roster were visiting ...

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Why Serena Williams decided to play the Australian Open right after finding out she was pregnant

Serena Williams at the 2017 Australian Open. Scott Barbour/Stringer/Getty Images The INSIDER Summary: Serena Williams was pregnant when she won the Australian Open in January. She learned about her pregnancy just days before she played. A new Vanity Fair article details how it all went down. In January, Serena Williams won the woman’s title at the Australian Open – for ...

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The most ridiculous part of the new 'Transformers' movie is that Harriet Tubman was friends with the robots

Bumbleebee. Paramount Pictures The INSIDER Summary: The newest “Transformers” movie reveals the secret, complicated history of the robots. Anthony Hopkins’ character reveals Transformers have been on Earth for a long time, aiding in important wars in human history. Not only did Transformers work with Albert Einstein and Frederick Douglass, it’s said that Harriet Tubman also knew Transformers. It’s not clear ...

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'Spider-Man' star says he was disappointed the first time he put on the Spidey costume

Tom Holland plays the new Spider-Man in “Spider-Man: Homecoming.” NBC The INSIDER Summary: Tom Holland is playing the new Peter Parker in July’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming.” He’s been a fan of the character ever since he can remember. Holland was pumped to try on the Spidey suit for the first time after he was cast. The first time he saw himself ...

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Banks are jumping after passing the Fed's second stress test (BAC, MS, GS, ALLY, JPM, C, KEY, WFC, CS)

REUTERS/Robert Galbraith The bank stocks passed a big milestone Wednesday. The results of the qualitative Fed’s stress test were released after the market close on Wednesday, and all of the banks passed. This was the first time all major US banks passed the test, according to the Wall Street Journal .  Passing the tests means the banks will be able ...

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All big US banks pass Fed's stress tests, immediately proceed to splurge on buybacks and dividends (GS, JPM, BAC, COF)

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein. REUTERS/Gary Cameron The Federal Reserve has approved plans from the 34 largest U.S. banks to use extra capital for stock buybacks, dividends and other purposes beyond a cushion against possible catastrophe. On Wednesday, the Fed said all of the 34 banks had passed the second, tougher part of its annual stress test, showing that many of the ...

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2 toxic — and avoidable — thoughts most people have every morning

Do you practice this morning ritual without even knowing it? Alyssa L. Miller/Flickr You might not think you have a morning ritual, but you do. “I didn’t get enough sleep.” + “I don’t have enough time.” According to Lynne Twist, author of “The Soul of Money ,” we unwittingly think those two scarcity-themed thoughts every single day, before we do ...

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