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GOP Says Coverage For The Uninsured Is No Longer The Priority

In the wake of the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act, Republicans are subtly turning the debate away from covering people who don't have health insurance toward the goal of reducing costs.
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L.A. Council Bans Pot Shops After Regulation Struggle

The City Council voted Tuesday to shut down all of the medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. For years, the city has tried to regulate the shops, which range from mom-and-pop nonprofits to multimillion-dollar businesses. But closing the more than 800 shops will be no easy task.
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Two More Nearing AIDS 'Cure' After Bone Marrow Transplants, Doctors Say

The two patients in Boston seem to be free of HIV after the treatment for cancer, Harvard researchers say. But they're still on antiviral drugs, unlike the so-called Berlin patient, who's the only person in the world who's been fully cured.
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Women's Health And The Affordable Care Act

Starting Wednesday, insurance companies will be required to cover eight preventive care services for women as part of the Affordable Care Act.

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Amid An AIDS Epidemic, South Africa Battles Another Foe: Tuberculosis

Some parts of the province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa have HIV rates that are more than twice the national average. And clinics in the region are seeing another major problem: thousands of cases yearly of multi-drug-resistant TB.

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