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Planned Parenthood Investigations Find No Fetal Tissue Sales

On Monday, a grand jury indicted two anti-abortion activists who made videos purporting to show the organization illegally sells fetal body parts. The videos prompted a wave of state investigations.
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A Few Doctors Account For Outsize Share Of Malpractice Claims

When it comes to medical malpractice, a history of claims against a doctor is the strongest indicator that more malpractice claims are likely.
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WHO Warns Of Zika Virus's 'Alarming' And 'Explosive' Spread

Facing criticism that the World Health Organization has been slow to respond to Zika, Dr. Margaret Chan delivers her first major address on the outbreak.
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In Brazil, Researchers Launch Massive Study Into Zika Virus

A team of researchers working on a Zika vaccine has a massive study underway assessing pregnant women and newborns in the northeastern region of Bahia, Brazil. It is the largest study of its kind into a virus that is sweeping across Latin America and has been linked to microcephaly in infants.
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Congress Moves To Tackle Heroin, Prescription Drug Epidemic

What is being done to fight heroin and prescription drug abuse in hard-hit states like New Hampshire? What can Congress do to help? Lawmakers tackle the issue.
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Couples Who Use Contraception Have More Sex

It's funny, family planning researchers aren't that comfortable talking about ... s-e-x. But two of them did in a study about the impact of contraception on "coital frequency."
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Would You Tell The World You Have Schizophrenia On YouTube?

Rachel Star Withers decided to let people know what was going on inside her head: the hallucinations, the voices. She says going public has helped her deal with schizophrenia and helps others, too.
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Teaching Parenting Skills At Doctor Visits Helps Children's Behavior

Using video to teach good parenting habits when children are babies leads to better behavior in kids later on, a study finds. The program is aimed at helping children in low-income families.

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Do-It-Yourselfers Face Penalties Over Their Cut-Rate Health Insurance

People sometimes put together policies, such as short-term and critical illness plans, instead of buying more expensive health coverage. But they likely will be penalized under the federal health law.
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A Grand Jury Indicts Two Abortion Opponents Who Made Undercover Videos Of Planned Parenthood

A grand jury in Texas investigating Planned Parenthood instead indicted two abortion opponents who made undercover videos of the organization. We discuss what makes an undercover investigation criminal and the ongoing political battle over Planned Parenthood's role and funding.

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