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To Ease Pain, Reach For Your Playlist

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Joy (left, voiced by Amy Poehler) and Sadness (voiced by Phyllis Smith) catch a ride on the Train of Thought in Pixar's Inside Out. The movie opens in theaters nationwide June 19. Disney/Pixar hide caption

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Science Of Sadness And Joy: 'Inside Out' Gets Childhood Emotions Right

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The World Health Organization has endorsed waiting to clamp the umbilical cord for at least one minute after a baby is born. Sebastien Desarmaux/Godong/Science Source hide caption

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Kids in Cape Town socialize as they walk to school. Children in South Africa often don't get to play outside by themselves because of the high rate of violent crimes in some areas. Henk Badenhorst/Getty Images hide caption

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Concussions Can Be More Likely In Practices Than In Games

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A group of mothers and infants celebrate a recent graduation from the Harlem Children's Zone Baby College program. Marty Lipp/Courtesy of Harlem Children's Zone hide caption

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Boosting Education For Babies And Their Parents

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Back in 2012, Silver Diner — a fast-casual restaurant chain in Maryland and Virginia — completely overhauled its children's menu. Those changes helped dramatically improve the healthfulness of kids' meals ordered, a new study finds. Ron Cogswell/Flickr hide caption

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