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The last stigma: mental illness and the workplace
People with depression, bipolar or other mental health conditions are able and willing to work, but stigma makes employers reluctant to have them on the payroll.
(Photo by Isaac Brekken/Invision/AP, File)
Look who's sleeping in Justin Bieber's bed
Qianying Zhao was arrested after breaking into the home Bieber is renting and falling asleep in a bedroom.