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How Opponents Won The Health Care Messaging War

The White House didn't do a great job selling the health care overhaul. But the media didn't help, either, according to a new analysis of media coverage between June 2009 and March 2010.
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Regardless Of High Court, No Return To Old Days For Parts Of Health System

It's far from unanimous, but many believe Newton's law of inertia will kick in even if the fedreal statute that launched changes in the nation's health care system is found unconstitutional.
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Lead Exposure Growing Among Immigrant Kids In Montgomery County

Lead exposure is an increasing problem in Montgomery County, where kids in the area's immigrant population find themselves affected more than most.

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Shocker: Doctors Work When They're Sick

Even if they scrub their hands like crazy, which certainly helps, doctors succumb to germs every once in a while, just like the rest of us. And also like lots of the rest of us, doctors go to work sick, a survey of medical residents finds.
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Local Hospitals Honored For Commitment To LGBT Rights

Several local hospitals in D.C. and Maryland received honors from the Human Rights Campaign for their commitment to protecting LGBT rights for both patients and employees.

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Many Who Are Sexually Abused Keep Quiet

Psychologists say many people who are sexually abused as kids carry the secret for decades. Many never reveal what happened at all, and few file charges. Sarah Pleydell, a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, and clinical psychologist David Lisak talk about the challenges of carrying those secrets.

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