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Medicaid Fight Reinvigorated With Political Light On Health Care

Medicaid is a campaign issue for the first time in years. Republicans cite studies to say the health care program for those with low incomes has failed, and they want to turn it back to the states. But Medicaid researchers say those studies don't portray Medicaid accurately.
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Too Much Calcium Could Cause Kidney, Heart Problems, Researchers Say

Calcium has been touted to stave off osteoporosis and promote bone health. But new research suggests going overboard on calcium consumption could lead to kidney stones or even a heart attack.
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Got Heartburn? Maybe You Should Rethink Your Drink

Spicy, acidic foods and heavy meals often get blamed when we experience heartburn. But researchers say that uncomfortable feeling may also be linked to what we're drinking: namely, alcohol, coffee and other caffeinated beverages.
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Ryan Offers Bold Ideas To GOP Presidential Ticket

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and running mate Paul Ryan stopped off in Ryan's home state of Wisconsin Sunday. Ryan has represented Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District for 14 years. In that time, he's gained national attention for proposing sweeping changes to the way government works while also watching out for his constituents.
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On The Road To Olympic Gold, Kenyan Marathoners Fuel Up On Carbs

Kenya's winning marathoners mainly fill up on high-carb vegetarian dishes like ugali, a cornmeal mush, and githeri, boiled corn and kidney beans. It's a bland diet, but it seems to help them excel at middle- and long-distance running.

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