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The Up And Downside Of Fear

Fear is a complicated and primal emotion that we all experience. It can trigger the instincts that save us in dangerous situations and the anxieties that swallow us in ordinary circumstances. We learn about how fear manifests itself in us, how our bodies react to it, and what you can do to manage it.

Resources For Treatment Of Phobias And Anxiety

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

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Cult Survivor Documents 2 Decades Inside 'Holy Hell'

Will Allen directed the documentary Holy Hell, which depicts his experience as a videographer and member of The Buddhafield cult. Allen used his own footage, as well as his interviews with other former members, to make this documentary.
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Evaporated Cane Juice? Puh-leeze. Just Call It Sugar, FDA Says

Companies cultivating a healthful image often list "evaporated cane juice" in their products' ingredients. But the FDA says it's really just sugar, and that's what food labels should call it.
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Meet The Unbound Delegates Who Helped Donald Trump Secure The Nomination

NPR's Don Gonyea talks with some of the unbound delegates who decided to support Donald Trump, thereby giving him the magic number of delegates to clinch the Republican nomination.
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After Departure Of Uber, Lyft In Austin, New Companies Enter The Void

Earlier this month, voters in Austin, Texas, rejected an effort to overturn the city's rules for ride-hailing companies. Uber and Lyft tried to prevent fingerprinting of their drivers, and now both have left town. A few other ride-share companies have popped up to help fill the void. NPR explores how people are getting around town without Uber and Lyft.

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