When A Psychologist Succumbed To Stress, He Coined The Term 'Burnout'

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Samples from this 17th century Lithuanian mummy were found to house samples of variola, the virus that causes smallpox. Kiril Cachovski/Lithuanian Mummy Project hide caption

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A Mummy's DNA May Help Solve The Mystery Of The Origins Of Smallpox

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Life Expectancy In U.S. Drops For First Time In Decades, Report Finds

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The company SpotHero built a Zen Den to help employees avoid burnout. Stacey Vanek Smith/NPR hide caption

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Episode 740: Burnout

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Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., Sen. Chris Murphy D-Conn., Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas, Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., and Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., called for Senate passage of the 21st Century Cures Act on Monday. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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A large balloon in support of the Heartbeat Bill flies outside the Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio, in June 2012. More than four years later, the measure, which would ban abortions as soon as six weeks after conception, has passed the Legislature — after being folded into a widely supported child abuse bill. Ann Sanner/AP hide caption

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Doctors and hospitals are increasingly asking patients to pay up front for deductibles, which can cost thousands. PhotoAlto/Michele Constantini/Getty Images/PhotoAlto hide caption

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Kara Salim, 26, got out of the Marion County, Indiana, jail in 2015 with a history of domestic-violence charges, bipolar disorder and alcoholism — and without Medicaid coverage. As a result, she couldn't afford the fees for court-ordered therapy. Philip Scott Andrews for KHN hide caption

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Signed Out Of Prison But Not Signed Up For Health Insurance

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If you haven't had at least seven hours of sleep in the last 24, you probably shouldn't be behind the wheel, traffic safety data suggests. Katja Kircher/Maskot/Getty Images hide caption

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Drivers Beware: Crash Rate Spikes With Every Hour Of Lost Sleep

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A Stabbing, A Possible Ebola Outbreak, And A 'Time Bomb'

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