Doctors who diagnosed Shariah Vroman-Nagy with bipolar disorder wanted to keep her in the hospital for treatment, but her insurance company wouldn't cover the stay.
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Carolyn Walworth is a junior at Palo Alto High School (the main building of which is shown here in 2012). After four recent suicides in her school district, she wrote an op-ed about the stress faced by students in the area, which is home to some of the nation's most competitive public high schools.
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The ParaGuard IUD, which releases copper into the uterine cavity, can last up to 10 years. In clinical studies, the pregnancy rate among women using the device was less than 1 pregnancy per 100 women annually.
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Members of the boys basketball team from Dimond High School in Anchorage, Alaska, celebrate their 2012 state championship victory. Psychological research shows that sports camaraderie improves teenagers' mental health.