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Poor diagnoses of depression lead to poor treatment

The lede: “Using data from a survey that screened more than 46,000 Americans for depression, researchers found evidence that the condition is not properly diagnosed in many people. And even when diagnosed correctly, depression often goes untreated.”

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Ottawa to help fund study of newspapers while withdrawing advertising

The federal government is studying the demise of newspapers while studying the issue of traditional newspaper decline.

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White nationalists more active on Twitter than Islamic State

Compared to Islamic State, white nationalists and neo-Nazis operating mainly in the U.S. do so with “relative impunity” and have far more followers, a new report has found.

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