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The Dread Factor: Why Ebola And 'Contagion' Scare Us So Much

Even just the word Ebola is kind of terrifying. Why? Hollywood has a lot to do with it. But Ebola outbreaks also have all the ingredients for what one psychologist calls the "dread factor."

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The Dread Factor: Why Ebola And 'Contagion' Scare Us So Much

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Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman star as The Doctor and Clara Oswald on the BBC science fiction drama Doctor Who. Ray Burmiston/Ali/BBC America hide caption

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TV's New Doctor Who Has An Old Connection To The Series

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Erika Kalberer (left) and her mother, Kris. Their family has been living in their car. Kris tells her daughter, "I don't think sometimes you know how strong you are." StoryCorps hide caption

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When Living Out Of A Car, It's Hard To Feel At Home

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Children watch from their home in Ferguson, Mo., on Wednesday as people march to the police station to protest the shooting of Michael Brown. The school year was delayed in the St. Louis suburb amid protests, riots and looting in the wake of the police shooting. But classes are expected to start Monday. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Emotional Distress A Worry As Kids Go Back To School In Ferguson

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