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Medicaid Expansion Goes Overlooked In Supreme Court Anticipation

Specifically, the court has been asked whether the part of the Affordable Care Act that would expand Medicaid to an estimated 17 million more people over the next 10 years is an unconstitutional infringement of states' rights. The court's decision on the health care law is expected Thursday.
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What Clementines Can Teach Surgeons

A piece of fruit can be a terrific stand-in for a patient during doctors' surgical training. And while there are high-tech simulators on the market, one researcher believes skills crucial to minimally invasive surgery might be better taught with something as simple as a clementine.
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FDA Approves First New Weight-Loss Drug In More Than A Decade

The Food and Drug Administration gave the green light to Belviq, a twice-a-day pill that suppresses appetite and appears to affect metabolism by influencing levels of the brain chemical serotonin. The agency had previously rejected the drug over concerns about safety.
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Here's How To Learn What The Supreme Court Says About Health Care

The most-anticipated decision of the year is expected to be handed down just after 10 a.m. ET on Thursday. We've got links to where to follow the news, background and more.
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A Guide To The Cleanest And Filthiest U.S. Beaches

An environmental group has issued its annual report on the nation's filthiest beaches, where a day in the water can mean skin rashes, stomach flu and respiratory problems. Who made the list?

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