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Roundtable: Suicide Rates Rise Among Teens And Law Enforcement Officers

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Family and friends who lost loved ones to OxyContin and opioid overdoses left pill bottles in protest outside the Stamford, Conn., headquarters of Purdue Pharma in August 2018. Jessica Hill/AP hide caption

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Partisan Divide Grows Over Opioid Settlement Plan

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California Wants To Train Doctors To Prevent Gun Deaths

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Mentoring Those Who Faced Sexual Abuse

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Opioid Case With 2 Ohio Counties As Plaintiffs Set To Go To Trial Next Week

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Residents In Goma Are Struggling To Gather Water While Fighting Ebola

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The University of Iowa is working to include teens on the autism spectrum in its programs for gifted students. Jeremy Leung for NPR hide caption

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Gifted Teens With Autism Connect With Like-Minded Kids At Math And Science Camp

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Doctors Faced With Tough Decisions Due To Shortage Of Drug Used To Treat Cancer

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School Districts File Lawsuits Against E-Cigarette Maker Juul Labs

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Alex, at 4 years and 11 months old, throws a toy football. Caroline Cheung-Yiu hide caption

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A Boy's Mysterious Illness Leads His Family On A Diagnostic Odyssey

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Justice Williams with gym goers and kettlebells at CORE in Brookline, Mass. Robin Lubbock/WBUR hide caption

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'Queer Gym' Empowers LGBTQ+ Clients, Both Physically And Mentally

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Jeri Seidman and her daughter Hannah lounge at their home in Charlottesville, Va. Hannah is a patient in a genetic risk study about Type 1 diabetes. Carlos Bernate for NPR hide caption

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An Experimental Genetic Test Gives Early Warning For Kids At Risk Of Type 1 Diabetes

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Samuel Swedi, 22, is an electrical engineering student at Goma University in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He doesn't have a textbook — just whatever notes he has written in his notebook. Samantha Reinders for NPR hide caption

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In Congo, Ebola Is Just One More Thing To Worry About

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Bill Bryson's Latest Is A Different Kind Of Journey — Into 'The Body'

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A Juul starter kit sold at a kiosk in a mall in Makati City in the Philippines. Carlo Gabuco for NPR hide caption

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Juul Is Behaving Differently In The Philippines Than In The U.S., Say Activists

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Berkshire, the camp director, and other mentors spend one-on-one time with campers. One child said they feel like this is their "real" home and the other home they live in full time is a "backup." Kavitha Cardoza for NPR hide caption

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At This Camp, Children Of Opioid Addicts Learn To Cope And Laugh

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Kenosha County, Wis., law enforcement officials discovered 31,000 THC-filled cartridges in a condo. Courtesy of the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department hide caption

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Wisconsin Woman And Her Sons Charged With Running Illegal Vaping Operation

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How Outrage Is Hijacking Our Culture And Our Minds

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Vaping Is Not Widespread In India But Other Forms Of Tobacco Are

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