Durham, North Carolina - At our best, we motivate ourselves every day to get dressed and go to work or school. Although there are larger incentives at work, it’s our own volition that powers us through our innumerable daily tasks.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "Teresa and I join the nation in mourning the passing of Nancy Reagan, a woman whose grace, dedication and love ‎of family were inspirations to us all.

Phoenix, Arizona - Lowering prices on fruits and vegetables may be more effective in reducing heart disease than mass media campaigns over 15 years, according to an updated analysis presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology/Lifestyle 2016 Scientific Sessions.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of former first lady Nancy Reagan:

Washington, DC - Marijuana use disorder is common in the United States, is often associated with other substance use disorders, behavioral problems, and disability, and goes largely untreated, according to a new study conducted by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health.

Rochester, Minnesota - Overdose deaths involving benzodiazepine drugs, a class of sedatives that includes Xanax, Valium and Klonopin, have increased more than fourfold since 1996, according to a new study.