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Incidence of Dementia May Be Declining
Sudha Seshadri, MD  |  Boston Unversity School of Medicine
Researchers are looking for potential tactics and strategies to apply based on encouraging numbers generated from heart study.

Diagnosis of ADHD Surges in U.S. Kids
Elaine Thompson  | Reuters
The percentage of children diagnosed ADHD jumped 43 percent from 4.7 percent in 2003 to 7.3 percent in 2011.

Can technology transform mental health care?
Irv Lichtenwald  |  Healthcare IT News
No, technology is not a substitute for human interaction and support, but data suggests there is a beneficial role for tech in mental health care. 

Refugee mental health needs could overwhelm, experts fear
Philip Marcelo  |  Associated Press
Meeting the psychiatric needs of Syrians traumatized by war could prove a greater challenge than finding them homes and jobs. 

Opening Up About Depression
Steven Petrow  |  The New York Times
A health reporter discusses his depression in hopes of undermining the idea that it afflicts men less often than women.

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