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Young Adults and Addiction: The Benefits of Inpatient Care

For many young people, drug use and experimentation is a rite of passage of sorts. However, experimenting with drugs and alcohol is far from harmless, and can often result in lifelong...

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The Happiness Map

Scientists have found a new way of charting our happiness. In addition to basic quality of life needs our happiness is also influenced by our health, access to education and relative wealth. National Geographic provides a map to the happiest countries based on surveys done across the planet to gauge well being. Why do you think Denmark and Switzerland are at the top of the list?

Posted: 2/22/08