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Dale Archer M.D.
What happened to Manti Te'o could happen to anybody in the Internet age. Here's why.
The latest reality show stars rapper Shawty Lo, his 11 kids and their 10 mamas. The push to ban the show is intense. Why are these shows so popular?
Rather than scream for gun control, let's look at the real common denominator in these recent mass murders.
A photographer took a picture seconds before a man died. Could he have helped? Did he even care to help? Do we now see the real world through a lens like it's a TV show?
Can a financial meltdown trigger a suicide epidemic?
Faith, hope, love and gratitude: Four qualities that determine the mindset of a survivor.
ADHD is over-diagnosed and over-medicated. What's so great about being "normal" anyway?
Lance Armstrong lost his seven Tour de France titles due to doping. Does raising half a BILLION dollars for cancer count for anything?
Single death homicides have dropped 40 percent since 1980; yet mass murders are increasing. Why?
James Holmes killed 12 and injured 59 people. Was he psychotic or an evil, calculating sociopath?
An American 18 year old can legally work, marry, vote, rent and join the military. However, being a legal adult does not mean he can buy a beer.
You might think being beautiful is all great. Think again.
Another child has taken his own life after relentless bullying. The more people who get involved, the quicker we will find a solution to this very real, very disturbing trend.
Chicago had the warmest Memorial Day weekend since 1871. They also experienced a slew of shootings, leaving 11 dead and over 40 injured. Is there a link between the violence and environmental stressors?
Have you decided to go organic? Be careful! You may become selfish and self-centered.
Junior Seau's suicide is the latest in a string of disturbing NFL players' deaths.
Marijuana remains a political hot button as society, legislatures and scientists still ponder, "Is marijuana addictive or not?"
New state-of-the-art dementia treatment facility is a 1950s-era village.
How can one person use a set of "symptoms" as a springboard for success while another with the same symptoms needs meds and therapy?
Senate Ban on Insider Trading: Noble Intent or PR Genius?
LA teacher molested, bound, gagged, and blindfolded children. Follow the twisted path from Teacher to Pedophile.
Joran van der Sloot pleads guilty in the murder of Stephany Flores. Why?
Dale Archer, M.D., is a clinical psychiatrist and the author of Better Than Normal: How What Makes You Different Can Make You Exceptional.