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'Selfies' Are More Than Meets The Eye

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NYC Mayor Unveils Ambitious Plan To Combat Mental Health Illnesses

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Brain imaging experiments found patterns associated with attention span. iStockphoto hide caption

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A Peek At Brain Connections May Reveal Attention Deficits

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Addiction counselor John Fisher says prescriptions for medicines to help people wean themselves from opioid drugs are part of the appeal of the clinic he operates in Blountville, Tenn. Blake Farmer/NPR hide caption

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When Drug Treatment For Narcotic Addiction Never Ends

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Top Silicon Valley High Schools Respond To Rising Suicide Rate

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Yolanda Roberson, who directs the Empowerment program, teaches a class at a Boys and Girls Club in the Bronx. The classes are funded by the state of New York. Robert Stolarik/Courtesy of Youth Today hide caption

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The drug sold as K2, spike, spice or "synthetic marijuana" may look like dried marijuana leaves. But it's really any of a combination of chemicals created in a lab that are then sprayed on dried plant material. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Surge In Use Of 'Synthetic Marijuana' Still One Step Ahead Of The Law

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Is There A Healthy Way To Think About Depression?

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"How is it that we spend more time taking care of our teeth than we do our minds?" — Guy Winch Courtesy of Julia Gliebova Photography hide caption

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Is It Possible To Put A Band-Aid On A Bad Feeling?

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What Can Fruit Flies Tell Us About Human Emotions?

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