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Smoking in Movies: Why Your Brain Thinks It's Cool

(135) Comments | Posted January 19, 2011 | 7:20 AM

Two things people say when they hear about research on smoking tobacco are: "Why do research on smoking? We all know it's bad for you," and "Smoking is just a bad habit. You can quit if you have enough willpower."

Now it turns out that a new study...

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Advances in How to Think About and Treat Depression

(150) Comments | Posted December 10, 2010 | 7:10 AM

Did you know that there are almost twice as many suicides each year in the United States as there are murders? I was surprised to find out that in 2007, the most recent year on which the CDC provides data, there were almost 35,000 suicides in the Unites...

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