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Mad Cow Research Hints At Ways To Halt Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

Corinne Lasmezas began her career studying a disease that destroys the brains of cattle. Now she's using what she learned to search for drugs that can stop human brain diseases.
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Do Parents Nurture Narcissists By Pouring On The Praise?

Telling your kids that they're superfabulous encourages narcissistic thinking, researchers say. And that doesn't bode well for their future happiness. Better to recognize effort and say, "I love you."
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Supreme Court Sends Birth Control Case Back To Appeals Court

The court has ordered a federal appeals court to take a second look at Univeristy of Notre Dame's challenge to the birth control mandate in Obamacare, including opt-out rules for religious groups.
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White House: Obama Traded Emails With Clinton, But Didn't Know Account Was Private

The president told CBS over the weekend that he learned about Clinton's use of a private email address while she was secretary of state through news reports like "everybody else."
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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Signs Right-To-Work Bill

His state is the 25th to adopt the measure, which critics say restricts collective bargaining and drives down wages. Walker said the law "sends a powerful message across the country."
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To Head Off Trauma's Legacy, Start Young

Two Philadelphia medical clinics support parents to help break generational cycles of trauma and abuse. Attending to adversity, doctors say, gives kids a better chance to grow up healthy.
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Many Unaccompanied Minors No Longer Alone, But Still In Limbo

Many of the thousands of youths who arrived in the U.S. in 2014 now live with family, awaiting hearings on whether they can stay. But finding legal and mental health assistance remains a challenge.
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Math Love, Game-Based Learning, And More From NPR Ed At #SXSWEdu

We'll be among the teachers, edupreneurs and innovators in Austin.
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Obama Imposes Sanctions On Venezuela, Invoking Emergency Powers

Citing an "erosion of human rights guarantees," President Obama issues an executive order imposing sanctions on members of Venezuela's military and intelligence services.
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For Young People In Rural Areas, Suicide Poses A Growing Threat

Young men are twice as likely to die by suicide if they live in rural areas rather than cities, and that disparity is widening. Lack of mental health services is a factor; access to firearms is, too.

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