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D.C. Sees Decrease In New HIV Cases

The District saw a decrease in the number of new cases of HIV, which officials attribute to needle-exchange and condom distribution programs.


When 'Madagascar' Meets Children's Claritin

An advocacy group has complained to the Federal Trade Commission that Merck is improperly marketing the allergy remedy Claritin to kids. At issue are tie-ins with the movie Madagascar 3.

A Few Drinks While Pregnant May Be OK

A Danish study suggest that light and moderate drinking during pregnancy may not be hazardous for the fetus. But the researchers advise that to be absolutely safe, women should refrain from drinking while pregnant.
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The Ongoing Struggle To Balance Career And Family

The ongoing struggle to balance career and family.


How Opponents Won The Health Care Messaging War

The White House didn't do a great job selling the health care overhaul. But the media didn't help, either, according to a new analysis of media coverage between June 2009 and March 2010.

Regardless Of High Court, No Return To Old Days For Parts Of Health System

It's far from unanimous, but many believe Newton's law of inertia will kick in even if the fedreal statute that launched changes in the nation's health care system is found unconstitutional.