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Daily Rounds: New Money For ALS; Twitter Brain; &*$@%Sleep; Unwanted Pregnancies Abound

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Cellucci opens up about ALS diagnosis "...when he gets up for a handshake and a move to another chair, his step is a shuffle, his grasp awkward. Convinced a treatment is in reach during his lifetime, Cellucci has declared that he is fighting back, eager to use his status as one of Massachusetts’ elder statesmen to help raise money for research to cure what is officially known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS." (boston.com)

The Twitter Trap - NYTimes.com" Last week my wife and I told our 13-year-old daughter she could join Facebook. Within a few hours she had accumulated 171 friends, and I felt a little as if I had passed my child a pipe of crystal meth." (nytimes.com)

'Go The [Expletive] To Sleep:' A Salvo For Tired Parents : The Two-Way : NPR "We've all been there: It's 10 at night, you've read Good Night Moon six times, and rocked your dear child for two hours. And, still, when you dare to look down at their angelic face, their eyes are still open. It was a moment like that — "when you begin to contemplate the idea that you will never again leave this room" — that gave Adam Mansbach the idea for a storybook that...has become the talk of the town." (npr.org)

40% of pregnancies across USA unplanned, study finds - USATODAY.com" According to the analysis released today, the highest rates were in the South, Southwest and in states with large urban populations. Highest was Mississippi with 69 per 1,000 women ages 15-44; lowest was New Hampshire, with 36 per 1,000. "(yourlife.usatoday.com)

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