Why Laughter May Be Medicinal

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Just before he snorted ... Jerilee Wei hide caption

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No Thank You, We Like Pain

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How Exercise Might Help Keep Alzheimer's At Bay

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Deconstructing 'Myths About Suicide'

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Isabelle, 9, has a rare genetic disorder called Williams syndrome. One of the symptoms is that people have an inability to distrust anyone, even strangers. Isabelle often picks at her hands as a means of relieving stress. Jesse Neider/for NPR hide caption

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When The 'Trust Hormone' Is Out Of Balance

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Paul Law, director of the Interactive Autism Network, and his wife, Kiely Law, changed the direction of their careers after having a child with autism. IAN seeks to facilitate research on autism spectrum disorders. Gail Burton/AP hide caption

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Grandparents Often Help Support Kids With Autism

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Psychologist For Priests: I Saw Abusers Reinstated

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Mom Confesses She Did Not Love Adopted Daughter

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Rodney Peete's Journey To Accept Son's Autism

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Emotions Outlast The Memories That Drive Them

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'Whistling Vivaldi' And Beating Stereotypes

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Former NFL Players Battle Dementia

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For This Doctor, 'DNR' Means Do Not Resign

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Many people with a hoarding anxiety disorder need to take baby steps in order to cope with organization — like cleaning a bit at a time, rather than getting rid of everything at once. Grap/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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For Hoarders, The Mess Begins In The Mind

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Magritte's 1964 painting The Intimate Newspaper gets us thinking: Who is this? A familiar friend or a complete stranger? Rene Magritte/Corbis hide caption

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Seeing Impostors: When Loved Ones Suddenly Aren't

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