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You had a ‘normal’ childhood — so why are you depressed?

Many people who struggle emotionally look back to their childhood for answers. But what happens when we scour our past only to find a “relatively” happy, loving, nurturing environment without any significant trauma or neglect? How can we explain our ...

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Bruce Springsteen’s childhood home is up for sale

The hometown that made The Boss has a vacancy. One of Bruce Springsteen’s childhood homes in Freehold, N.J. — the town where he found the inspiration for many of his songs — is up for sale. The two-family home with ...

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Janet Jackson visits childhood home in Indiana

GARY, Ind. — Singer Janet Jackson and her brother Randy Jackson have visited their childhood home in Gary, Ind., and talked with local high school students. The Jacksons made the visit Friday, a day after Janet Jackson’s concert in the ...

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Global childhood obesity has increased over ten-fold in 40 years

There are 11 times more children and teens who are obese now than 40 years ago. Globally, 124 million kids aged 5 to 19 years old were considered obese in 2016, up from 11 million in 1975, according to a ...

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Hope is rising on a cure for rare childhood cancer DIPG

On Nov. 15, music producer and promoter John (Gungie) Rivera will host the ninth annual celebrity fundraising gala for the Cristian Rivera Foundation. Named in honor of his young son who lost a battle with cancer in 2009, Rivera has ...

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Rain Pryor, reflects on childhood, father Richard Pryor

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Saturday, February 20, 2016, 7:39 PM Courtesy of Christine Jean Chambers Rain Pryor’s show, “Fried Chicken and Latkes,” includes heartfelt material about her father’s struggles with drugs and multiple sclerosis. She’s a quip off the old ...

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