Here are today's top stories on the wellness beat, compiled with the health and safety of your family in mind.

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Physical health

Long-term death rate among childhood cancer survivors falls by half, USA Today

Studies show that pregnancy and motherhood permanently alters women's brains, Deseret News National

Lung cancer therapy is 'milestone,' BBC

Mental well-being

Don't overthink it: Less is more when it comes to creativity, Scientific American

Some of your best anecdotes are probably stolen, New York Magazine

Can ecstasy replace Xanax?, The Daily Beast

Spiritual wholeness

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Bill allowing physician-assisted dying moves forward in California legislature, Reuters

Why good people do bad things, CNN

The 7 questions I asked that seriously changed my life, Greatist

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