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Glenn Close's Family On Coping With Mental Illness

Acclaimed actress Glenn Close is a strong advocate for mental health issues. That's partly because her younger sister Jessie lives with bipolar disorder, and Jessie's son has schizoaffective disorder. Host Michel Martin recently discussed the stigmas of mental health with Glenn Close. Martin now speaks with Jessie Close and her son, Calen Pick.
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Beset With Bedbugs? Don't Bother With Bug Bombs

Bug bombs may sound like a high-powered way to deal with a bedbug infestation. But research shows the pesticide fog they create doesn't have faze the tiny pests. And it turns out, the insecticides may only serve to stir up the bugs.
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What's Different About The Brains Of People With Autism?

There's growing evidence that the difference involves the fibers that carry information from one part of the brain to another. Brain scans of people with autism show a lack of synchrony between different areas of the brain.
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The Paleo Diet Moves From The Gym To The Doctor's Office

The so-called paleo way of eating is moving into the doctor's office. But experts say no one can actually practice what some are calling "evolutionary medicine" because it's only a theory.
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As Nations Develop, Cancer Takes Hold

The wealthiest parts of the globe account for about 40 percent of cancer cases, yet have only 15 percent of the world's population. By 2030, cases of cancer will have risen in all countries, but those in the middle stages of development today can expect the biggest changes.

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