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Media and parents urged to help prevent contagion of mental illness

A group of teens check their smartphones outside the Natural History Museum in Washington on April 8, 2015. A Pew Research Center survey released found that 92 percent of US teens go online daily.  (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
A group of teens check their smartphones outside the Natural History Museum in Washington on April 8, 2015. A Pew Research Center survey released found that 92 percent of US teens go online daily. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

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