Mary VanDam pours coffee for patron Jim Brumm at Mr. B's Pancake House in Laketon Township, Mich. Cory Morse/Muskegon Chronicle via AP hide caption

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Nervous About Alzheimer's? Coffee May Help

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Dan Gottlieb hosts a mental-health call-in radio show on WHYY. In 1979, was in a near-fatal car accident that left him paralyzed from the chest down. hide caption

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A Grandfather's Message To His Autistic Grandson

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Research Links Parasite In Cats To Mental Illnesses

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Paul Carpenter, aka Popol (right), and his clown friend Kakehole run pre-show therapy sessions. Courtesy of John Lawson's Circus hide caption

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Clowns Teach People Not To Be Afraid Of ... Clowns

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Marines wait outside a building to take psychological tests in September 2009. The military assesses troops in search of clues that might help predict mental health issues. Jae C. Hon/AP hide caption

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Suicide Rivals The Battlefield In Toll On U.S. Military

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Tom DeBaggio, a herb and gardening expert, was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease in 1999. 1999 File photo/Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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A Decade Of Alzheimer's Devastating Impact

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Six years ago, Kevin Sargeant's mother would have described him as "a broken child." Now, Kevin is doing an IT internship, and he plans to attend college this fall. Jon Hamilton/NPR hide caption

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Students With Autism Learn How To Succeed At Work

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Tips For Coping With Bad-News Burnout

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Charting Happiness: Study Finds It Comes With Age

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