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Playing to Win: The D.C. Sled Sharks (Originally broadcast December 9, 2011)

We head out on the ice with the D.C. Sled Sharks: a hockey team for kids who play hard, love to win and just happen to use a wheelchair.

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This Week On Metro Connection: Health & Wellness

"An hour of public radio a day keeps the doctor away." We'll test that theory as we bring you some of our favorite stories about health and wellness.

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House Republicans Vote To Repeal Health Care Law

House Republicans have once again voted to repeal the health care law, but how effective are their efforts?

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Nightly Glass Of Wine May Protect Boomer Women's Bones

A small study in the journal Menopause says moderate drinking slows bone loss in baby boomer women. Researchers saw fewer signs of bone breakdown in the blood of women in their early 50s and 60s who consumed up to 1 1/2 drinks a day.
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'Treatment As Prevention' Rises As Cry In HIV Fight

Momentum behind the tactic has grown ever since a big study showed that people with HIV are 96 percent less likely to pass the virus on if they faithfully take antiviral medicine. Experts call it a "transformational moment" in the course of this epidemic. But many people with HIV still don't know they have it.
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Area Lawmakers Weigh In On Another Health Care Vote

Republican lawmakers in the House held what, by some counts, is the 32nd attempt to repeal some or all of the healthcare law upheld by the Supreme Court last month.

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