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Journal Editors To Researchers: Show Everyone Your Clinical Data

The world's leading medical journals have a proposal that could transform medical science: Researchers would have to publicly share their clinical data to get their studies published.
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Grand Jury Indicts Anti-Abortion Activists Behind Planned Parenthood Videos

A grand jury indicted two activists and cleared a Houston, Texas, Planned Parenthood clinic in a possible misconduct case. The two activists covertly recorded conversations regarding fetal tissue.
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Grand Jury Indicts 2 Behind Undercover Planned Parenthood Videos

The Texas grand jury was investigating whether Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast had been illegally profiting from fetal tissue, but found no wrongdoing on the part of the abortion provider.
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Chicago Teens And Combat Veterans Join Forces To Process Trauma

In parts of Chicago, violence is unavoidable, with effects similar to being in a war zone. The Urban Warriors program connects kids with veterans who may understand what they've been through.
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Zika Virus Will Spread Through The Americas, Health Group Says

WHO says the virus is moving fast because the mosquito carrying Zika is widespread in the hemisphere, and the population is not immune. Only Canada is likely to be spared.
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The Mystery Of The Listeria That Lurked In Bags Of Dole Salad

Foodborne illness investigators at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other agencies have identified the source of a Listeria outbreak that sickened 12 people and led to one death.
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Insurers Hire Social Workers To Tackle The Opioid Epidemic

Some health plans in Massachusetts are putting tighter limits on painkiller prescriptions. Others are hiring their own social workers to help customers who struggle with opioid abuse quit for good.
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What's Your Type? With Diabetes, It Can Be Unclear

Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are two different conditions, but people can get confused over which is which. Some doctors say it's time to overhaul diabetes definitions.
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Sex Won't Make You Dance Better; Sex In A Pool Won't Prevent Pregnancy

That's what health care educator Jane Otai had to tell a group of teenage girls to correct their mistaken ideas about being sexually active.
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Fight To Lower Drug Prices Forces Some To Switch Medication

Health insurers are trying to spark a price war by refusing to pay for some brand-name medications unless they get a big discount. This forces some people to change their prescriptions.

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