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Apps Can Help You Take A Pill, But Privacy's A Big Question

Apps that track personal health information can be really convenient. But they may be a big privacy risk. App makers aren't controlled by federal health privacy laws, so what they do with sensitive information is up to them.
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Study: Multitasking Multistressful For Working Moms

A study in the American Sociological Review shows that working moms are more stressed out by multitasking than working dads. It's a significant finding because women report they do a lot more multitasking than men.
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Businesses Pledge 'Healthier Choices' For Customers

Corporate America is jumping on the opportunities to make people healthier, while keep their bottoms line strong. Leaders of supermarkets, hotel chains and restaurant groups gathered in Washington this week for a summit aimed at shaping private sector solutions to the obesity epidemic.
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Catholic Groups Fight Contraceptive Rule, But Many Already Offer Coverage

Catholic bishops are lobbying the Obama administration to change new regulations requiring most employers to offer prescription birth control at no cost as part of their health insurance plans. They say it violates their religious beliefs, but many Catholic universities and hospitals are already providing such coverage.
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Obama Embraces 'End of AIDS,' Promises To Accelerate HIV Treatment

Many activists praised President Obama's plans to expand U.S. efforts to fight AIDS at home and abroad. The announcement comes at a time when experts and activists believe that the goal of an "AIDS-free generation" may be achievable.
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How World AIDS Day Began

Melissa Block speaks with Jim Bunn, president of Global Health Communications and one of the co-founders of World AIDS Day, about helping to create one of the longest running public health campaigns.

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