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What's A Mental Disorder? Even Experts Can't Agree

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Parenting Style Plays Key Role In Teen Drinking

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Yolanda Hilario and her younger teenage son, Noel, sit in their living room in South Central Los Angeles on Dec. 15. Hilario is trying to balance guidelines and independence for her two teenage boys. Dennis J. Provost for NPR hide caption

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When To Guide, When To Let Go Of Teenagers?

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In this video game image from Call of Duty: Black Ops, special forces agents pilot a gunship up the Mekong River. Scientists say immersion games like this one may develop certain parts of kids' brains. Activision via AP hide caption

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Video Games Boost Brain Power, Multitasking Skills

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Every Young Person Deserves A 'Blissful Bedroom'

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Hannah Wells (right) plays with her sister Madison. "They had told us that if this had happened to our eldest child, who was born five years prior, that this would not have even been option," says their father John Wells. Photos Courtesy Of Stephanie Makosky/The Dispatch And The Argus hide caption

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Stitch In Time: Fixing A Heart Defect Before Birth

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As Newborn Heart Surgery Improves, Survivors Thrive

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Blogosphere Buzzes About Healthy Eating, Tax Cuts

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A woman secures a child in a rear-facing car seat in the back seat of a vehicle. Studies show that kids in rear-facing car seats are five times safer than those who face forward. Courtesy of NHTSA hide caption

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Facing Backward: Keeping Kids Safe In Cars

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