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Who decides the cause of death?  It can be a business owner - or an 18 year old |  CNN

Who decides the cause of death? It can be a business owner – or an 18 year old | CNN

KHN — When a group of doctors gathered in Washington state for an annual meeting, one of them made a startling revelation: If you ever want to know when, how and where to kill someone, I can tell you, and you’ll be fine. . No problem. Indeed, the expertise and availability of coroners, who determine …

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Opinion: Parents, here are some tips to save your teens from fentanyl |  CNN

Opinion: Parents, here are some tips to save your teens from fentanyl | CNN

Editor’s note: Dr. Scott Hadland is a pediatrician and teen addiction specialist. He is Chief of Adolescent Medicine at MassGeneral Hospital for Children and Harvard Medical School. Follow him on Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. The opinions expressed here are his own. Read more reviews on CNN. CNN — Pediatricians like me are not used to …

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A critical look at New York's controversial new approach to homelessness |  CNN Politics

A critical look at New York’s controversial new approach to homelessness | CNN Politics

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To receive it in your inbox, subscribe for free here. CNN — New York City Mayor Eric Adams gave the city’s first responders, including his police force, a controversial new task this week – enforcing a state law that allows them to unwittingly engage …

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Study finds 'huge' increase in children going to ER with suicidal thoughts |  CNN

Study finds ‘huge’ increase in children going to ER with suicidal thoughts | CNN

Editor’s note: If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts or mental health issues, please call the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, or visit the hotline’s website. CNN — According to a new study, the number of children seen in the emergency room for suicidal thoughts has risen steadily – and the …

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Permanent daylight saving time will harm our health, say experts |  CNN

Permanent daylight saving time will harm our health, say experts | CNN

Editor’s note: Sign up for CNN’s Sleep, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide has helpful tips for better sleep. CNN — The end of daylight saving time is upon us again, a fall tradition when the United States, Europe, most of Canada and a number of other countries set their clocks back one hour. …

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Permanent daylight saving time will harm our health, say experts |  CNN

Permanent daylight saving time will harm our health, say experts | CNN

Editor’s note: Sign up for CNN’s Sleep, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide has helpful tips for better sleep. CNN — The end of daylight saving time is upon us again, a fall tradition when the United States, Europe, most of Canada and a number of other countries set their clocks back one hour. …

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Severe depression alleviated by single dose of synthetic 'magic mushroom' |  CNN

Severe depression alleviated by single dose of synthetic ‘magic mushroom’ | CNN

CNN — A single dose of a synthetic version of the mind-altering component of magic mushrooms, psilocybin, improved depression in people with a treatment-resistant form of the disease, according to a new study. The randomized, double-blind clinical trial, which the authors called “the largest of its kind”, compared the results of a 25 milligram dose …

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Family of 20-year-old shot 19 times by police in mental health crisis sues city and five unidentified officers |  CNN

Family of 20-year-old shot 19 times by police in mental health crisis sues city and five unidentified officers | CNN

CNN — The family of a 20-year-old black man who was going through a mental health crisis when he was shot by police is suing the city of Detroit and five police officers, family attorney Geoffrey Fieger said. Fieger announced the $50 million wrongful death lawsuit on Tuesday, the same day it was filed in …

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Yoga, Pilates, tai chi, qigong, what suits me best?  |  CNN

Yoga, Pilates, tai chi, qigong, what suits me best? | CNN

Editor’s note: Before starting any new exercise program, consult your doctor. Stop immediately if you feel pain. CNN — Mindfulness and mind-body practices are hot topics today, especially as the Covid-19 pandemic has led to increased levels of stress and anxiety. In the United States, some of the most popular mind-body exercises are yoga, Pilates, …

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The St. Louis school shooter's family sought mental health treatment for him and had his gun removed, police said.  Yet the tragedy is still unfolding |  CNN

The St. Louis school shooter’s family sought mental health treatment for him and had his gun removed, police said. Yet the tragedy is still unfolding | CNN

CNN — When family members of Orlando Harris, 19, worried about his mental health, they seemed to do everything right, the St. Louis Police Commissioner said. “They contacted us, said he had a gun,” Commissioner Michael Sack said Wednesday. “The mother at the time wanted him out of the house,” he said. “Officers, in their …

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