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FDA: Avoid Fetal ‘Keepsake’ Images

The FDA is warning moms and dads-to-be that "over-the-counter" ultrasounds for the purpose of fetal keepsake images and videos...

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DC & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Survey: E-cigs Surpass Regular Cigs in Teen Use

Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government’s annual drug use survey finds.

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Can Identifying Mental Illness Stop Terror Attacks?

A radical Muslim killed a soldier outside Canada’s Parliament. A right-wing extremist opened fire on buildings in Texas’ capital and tried to burn down the Mexican Consulate. An Al-Qaida-inspired assailant hacked an off-duty soldier to death in London.

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Supreme Court Refusing To Allow Ariz. To Enforce Restrictions On Abortions

The Supreme Court is refusing to allow Arizona to enforce stringent restrictions on drug-induced abortions while a challenge to those rules plays out in lower courts.

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Cancer Patients Testing Drugs on Mouse ‘Avatars’ Implanted With Pieces of Their Own Tumors

Scientists often test drugs in mice. Now some cancer patients are doing the same — with the hope of curing their own disease.

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Study: Scary Ads Are More Effective to Prevent Smoking

Anti-smoking ads that invoke responses of fear or disgust are the ones most likely to work, according to a new Centers for Disease Control study.

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Study: Stress Causes Aging — Even In Teens And Pre-teens

Researchers say they looked at 97 healthy 10- to 14-year-old girls with either a maternal history of depression or no history of the disorder.

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Doctors Face Steep Medicaid Cuts as Fee Boost Ends

Primary care doctors caring for low-income patients will face steep fee cuts next year as a temporary program in President Barack Obama’s health care law expires. That could squeeze access just when millions of new patients are gaining Medicaid coverage.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

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