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First Marijuana Growing Supply Store Opens In D.C.

Medical marijuana is coming to the District, and "the Walmart of weed" will be ready when cultivators get the first permits.

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How Much BPA Exposure Is Dangerous?

The FDA has until Saturday to decide whether to ban the plastic additive BPA from food packaging. Some scientists think BPA poses a risk to consumers because it can act like estrogen in the body. But recent studies by government scientists suggest the risk, if any, is minimal.
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Policy On High-Risk Biological Research Tightened

The government released a new policy on how to handle legitimate biological research that could be misused in the wrong hands. The move comes as controversy still swirls around recent experiments with lab-altered bird flu.
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As A Life's End Draws Near, A Father And Son Talk

In 2010, David Plant was diagnosed with skin cancer. The cancer has since metastasized to other parts of his body, and David is now contemplating the end of his life. So, just before his 81st birthday, he sat down with his stepson to talk about their life together.
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Thinking The Unthinkable: What If The Whole Affordable Care Act Goes Down?

Health lawyers aren't sure, but their opinions range from "God only knows" to "bedlam" to "chaos."
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Deconstructing Some Of The What-Ifs From The Supreme Court

If the Supreme Court strikes down the health overhaul law, what happens to the people who have benefited already? Here's a roundup of some answers to questions raised by the historic arguments.
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Health Care Politics A Hot Topic After Supreme Court

Robert Siegel talks to Mara Liasson about health care politics.

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