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Kaiser Permanente Expands Operations In D.C. Region

The non-profit health provider Kaiser Permanente is expanding their operations in the D.C. region -- building four new medical centers and expanding two others.

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Majorities In Senate And Public Support Birth Control Coverage

The Senate defeated the Blunt amendment, which would have let employers opt out of a mandate to pay for birth control coverage. Separately, a poll finds a majority of Americans support the mandate.
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Online Therapy Helps Teens Recover From Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Online cognitive behavioral therapy worked much better than office visits for teenagers with chronic fatigue syndrome, according to a new study. The convenience of online behavioral therapy may be one big reason why.
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Sen. Democrats Oppose Amendment To Contraceptive Rule

Senate Democrats in the area are lining up in opposition to an amendment to the controversial contraceptive bill that would led businesses to exclude certain coverage based on religious belief.

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Federal Judge Rules Graphic Cigarette Labels Violate Constitution

U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon in Washington ruled that a requirement for cigarette makers to put large, gruesome labels on their products violates free speech rights. Foes of the tobacco industry urged the Justice Department to appeal.

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