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The Secret To Glowing (Yellow) Skin? Eat Your Fruits And Veggies

Eating lots of fruits and veggies gives skin a slightly yellow hue. And that's considered more healthy and attractive looking, according to a new study.
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Prince George's County Students Celebrate Breakfast

The school breakfast program in Prince George's County serves 44,000 students, and over half of those students are from economically disadvantaged families.

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Virginia Tech Researchers Study Asthma Using Horses

When it comes to finding treatments for asthma, researchers at Virginia Tech have found that there is no species better suited than man's old friend -- the horse.

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1 In 3 Americans Is Having A Hard Time Paying Medical Bills

During the first six months of 2011, 1 in 3 people lived in a family that had trouble paying its medical bills within the previous year; was currently paying a medical bill over time; or currently had a medical bill the family was unable to pay at all. That's according to a new government survey.
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Inhalable Caffeine Maker Gets Warning Letter From FDA

When the inhalable caffeine product, known as AeroShot, hit college campus stores back in January, it caused a buzz, not all of it euphoric. Now the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned the company that makes it about the labeling and safety of its product.
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Here's Hoping You Never Get A Hotel Bill Like This One

The same folks who have sponsored essay contests about the costs of medical care have a subversive video out that puts health care charges and billing in a pretty embarrassing light. A big bill from the Hotel Hospital.
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For The Tavenners, Health Care Is All In The Family

Marilyn Tavenner is the acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Matt, assistant administrator at Jackson Purchase Medical Center in Mayfield, Ky., is her son.

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