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How to tell your boss you need time off for therapy

Anna Swenson has been in therapy for seven years to help her manage her depression and anxiety. But until taking her most recent job six months ago, she’d never discussed it at work. When she had her weekly appointment, she’d … Continue reading

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The Pope’s 10 tips for happiness

Pope Francis speaks during the feast-day Mass on a one-day trip to the Calabrian region of Italy on Saturday, June 21. The Pope spoke out against the Mafia’s “adoration of evil and contempt for the common good,” and declared that … Continue reading

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Why do women fail?

Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie won the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction for her book “Half of a Yellow Sun.” She became more popularly known after her TED talk was sampled in “Flawless,” a song by pop singer Beyonce: “Feminist: the … Continue reading

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Shift workers beware: Sleep loss may cause brain damage, new research says

(CNN) — Are you a truck driver or shift worker planning to catch up on some sleep this weekend?Cramming in extra hours of shut-eye may not make up for those lost pulling all-nighters, new research indicates.Read the entire article on … Continue reading

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Paper: Doctors have ‘moral obligation’ to prevent misuse of study drugs

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When Terrible Things Happen: Helping Children Heal

Editor’s note: Former CNN correspondent Pat Etheridge is a journalist specializing in children’s health and family issues. She previously hosted CNN’s “Parenting Today.”(CNN) — The anguish is unimaginable. In the midst of their own loss, grief-stricken parents in Newtown, Connecticut, now struggle … Continue reading

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We’re living the dream; we just don’t realize it

 Editor’s note: Steven Johnson is the bestselling author of eight books, including “Where Good Ideas Come From” and “The Ghost Map.” His latest book, “Future Perfect: The Case For Progress In A Networked Age,” was published this fall by Riverhead.(CNN) — We’ve … Continue reading

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Working long hours doubles depression odds

(Health.com) — Working long hours appears to substantially increase a person’s risk of becoming depressed, regardless of how stressful the actual work is, a new study suggests.The study, which followed 2,123 British civil servants for six years, found that workers … Continue reading

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Chronic pain can be ‘paralyzing’ for women

(CNN) — The sensation began in Melanie Thernstrom’s neck the same day she went for a long swim. It flowed down through her right shoulder to her hand, as if she had a blistering sunburn underneath her skin.Thernstrom, 32 at … Continue reading

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