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Rep. Moore Discusses Stunning House Speech

During a debate over the Violence Against Women Act last week, the Wisconsin Democrat told her own history of surviving sexual assault and violence. Rep. Moore speaks with host Michel Martin about her story and why she thinks the Violence Against Women Act deserves bipartisan support. (Advisory: This segment may not be suitable for all audiences.)

Doctors Urge Their Colleagues To Quit Doing Worthless Tests

Nine national medical groups have identified 45 diagnostic tests, procedures and treatments that they say often are unnecessary and expensive. The head of one of the specialty groups says unneeded tests probably account for $250 billion in health care spending.

FDA To Fund Controversial Research Foundation

In 2007, Congress created a public-private foundation to support research of interest to the FDA. Critics said this amounted to a new way for industry groups to influence the agency's decisions, and any FDA funding for the foundation was blocked for years. That's about to change.

New Rankings Are County-By-County Health Snapshot

Check out the latest County Health Rankings to see, among other things, which areas have the highest and lowest rates of education and income levels, as well access to medical care and healthful foods.

Mammograms May Lead To Breast Cancer 'Over-Diagnosis,' Study Finds

Norwegian scientists say as many as 1 in every 4 cases of breast cancer doesn't need to be found because it would never have caused symptoms or death. They also question a fundamental justification of mammography: that it finds more cancers when they're early and more curable.

Medicare Boosting Coverage For Mental Health Issues

Medicare now covers screening for depression without any cost-sharing when patients visit their primary care doctor. That's a big deal, because the condition often goes undiagnosed in the elderly.