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Angst-ridden teens have different brain structures: study from PhysOrg.com

It turns out your mother was right: angst-ridden teens really do have something wrong with their heads.


Who benefits from antidepressants? from PhysOrg.com

A new study published today in PLoS Medicine suggests that antidepressants only benefit some, very severely depressed patients.


A Quick Comparison of the Clinton and Obama Health Care Plans is at The Scientific Activist.


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