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Shots - Health News

Boomers Need Pricey Hep C Drugs, But Medicare Won't Always Pay

As many as 5 million Americans have hepatitis C, and new drugs can cure almost all of them. But patients worry they won't get these expensive treatments in time.

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Fine Art

One Collector's Plan To Save Realistic Art Was Anything But Abstract

In the 1950s Abstract Expressionism was wow-ing the art world and elbowing Realism out of galleries. Art lover Sara Roby set out to change that, and a new exhibit celebrates the impact she had.

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Education

Why Aren't Teens Reading Like They Used To?

A survey of data shows a marked drop in teenagers reading for pleasure. Researchers are trying to figure out whether the explosion of e-reading and digital diversions is behind the decline.

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