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'Affluenza' Teen & His Mother Have FINALLY Been Caught In Another Country — Get The Deets!

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Busted!

Ethan Couch, the teenager who was convicted on four counts of intoxication manslaughter in 2013 for a drunk driving accident when he was 16, has been caught after leaving the country!

Couch, now 18, is infamously known for avoiding jail time for the accident because his defense stated that he suffered from "affluenza." The condition, which is NOT recognized by the American Psychiatric Association — is HIGHLY controversial as it claims wealthy people suffer from a lack of motivation or feeling of guilt for their actions.

Related: Man Dies While Trying To Steal From A Condom Machine!

Regardless, Couch didn't receive any jail time and instead was given probation.

Well a couple of weeks ago, Couch and his mother Tonya Couch, were reported missing after Ethan failed to meet with his probation officer.

Shortly after his missed meeting, a court ordered a warrant for Ethan's arrest as it was feared he had skipped town — and apparently they were right!

On Monday evening, both Couch and his mother were found in

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SLEEPY?? Study Concludes How Much Sleep You Really Need — Depending On Your Age!

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Finally we have some answers!

The National Sleep Foundation conducted a study on different age groups to try and figure out how much sleep people really need to be getting every night.

And it turns out the answer is different for all of us!

[ Related: Sitting At A Desk Is Super Unhealthy… But Just One Hour Of THIS Can Make A HUGE Difference! ]

So, a panel of six sleep experts was set up, along with reviews from 12 medical experts from organizations like the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Geriatrics Society, the American Psychiatric Association and the Society for Research in Human Development.

The study used healthy people from other studies documented in 312 articles 2004 to 2014. Here's what all of those findings revealed:

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Watching Chaz Bono Dance Will Not Give Kids Gender Identify Disorder

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Well, this is just ridiculous.

Psychiatrist and former talk show host Dr. Keith Ablow recently suggested that if children watched Chaz Bono on Dancing With The Stars, they could possibly develop GID (Gender Identity Disorder).

Um, what??

While the rest of us have realized that this notion is pretty ludicrous, the American Psychiatric Association had to respond to these claims saying:

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