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Does Diabetes Need A Blue Circle To Establish Its Disease Cred?

Breast cancer has a pink ribbon — and a lot of money and awareness as a result. Diabetes affects far more people, but it's a disease that still gets lost in the shuffle. Advocates say uniting behind the color blue would give diabetes patients much needed support and acceptance.
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Using Donated Sperm: What Does The Law Say?

Tell Me More guest host Tony Cox continues the discussion on regulating reproductive services. He explores the legal side of the reproductive medical industry with Naomi Cahn, author of Test Tube Families: Why the Fertility Market Needs Legal Regulation.
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Fighting Over Rights Of Sperm Donor Babies

Many children born through donor insemination may never meet their fathers or know that they have numerous half siblings. Guest host Tony Cox explores the renewed debate over regulating reproductive services and the issues facing donors and their offspring. He hears from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Donor Sibling Registry.
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Shortage Of ADHD Drugs Has Parents, Doctors Scrambling

For reasons that are unclear, in recent months the hard-to-get drugs include ADHD medications such as Adderall. Last week, methylphenidate, the active ingredient in Ritalin and generic equivalents, was officially declared in shortage. The scarcity is a problem faced by an untold number of children and adults with the disorder.

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