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Program Uses Theater To Promote Drug Abuse Screening

Actress Debra Winger is in Washington, D.C. this weekend to help educate health care providers through the Addiction Performance Project, which aims to promote drug abuse screening at the doctor's office.

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Cuccinnelli Publicizes Programs That Help Elderly And Veterans

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinnelli has been busy with two high-profile federal cases: lawsuits over the healthcare mandate and greenhouse gas emissions.

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Algae In The Potomac Causing Skin Irritation And Nausea

Maryland health officials say potentially toxic blue-green algae has been found in the mouth of the Mattawoman Creek near Indian Head and the Potomac River, south of the creek, and they are urging residents to avoid swimming and other water contact in the area.

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HIV Infections Have Stabilized In U.S., But Black Males Still At High Risk

HIV infections in America have stabilized over the past three years, according to a new study by the Federal Center For Disease Control. However, there's still one group that remains at high risk.

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Teens Engage In Tough Talk About Impacts Of Unemployment

Youth leaders from organizations in the D.C. metropolitan area teamed up for a Community Educational Day about health and wellness issues.

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Program Uses Theater To Educate Doctors About Treating Addiction

Academy Award-nominated actress Debra Winger is in D.C. this weekend to help educate health care providers through the Addiction Performance Project, which aims to get doctors to screen their patients for drug abuse.

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