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To Keep Marriage Healthy When Baby Comes, Share Housework

It's well documented that marital happiness plummets with the arrival of a baby. But a study of more than 2,800 married couples identifies common traits that helped more than a third of them buck the trend.
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Obama Slams GOP For Blocking Consumer Nominee

President Obama held a brief but wide-ranging news conference Thursday. He began with a brief statement criticizing Senate Republicans for blocking his nominee to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. He also responded to questions talked about Iran, Plan B, a proposed extension of unemployment insurance benefits and Osama bin Laden.
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Experimental Vaccine For Stomach Flu Might Work

A test of a nasal vaccine against norovirus suggests it may be possible to immunize people against the virus, a common cause of foodborne illness.
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A Medical Role-Reversal: Patients As Teachers

At The George Washington University, everyday people become the teachers in a program designed to help aspiring doctors see the world from the patient's point of view.
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Pursuing Your Vision When You're Losing Your Sight

None of us can see into the future. But most of us envision a future where we can see. D.C. actor Justin Purvis isn't so sure. So he's watching his dreams come true... while he still can.
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An Artistic Triumph Over Cushing's Disease: J. Jordan Bruns

After battling with an incurable disease, Glen Echo's resident artist, Jordan Bruns, discovered that the experience affected his art.
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Virginia Launches Online Last Wishes

A new registry in Virginia allows individuals to plan for the unexpected.

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