Swine Flu Dominated 2009 Health News

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Leftover Medical Supplies Put To Use Abroad

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Native Americans Hit Hard By H1N1

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U.S. Evangelical Leaders Blamed For Uganda Anti-Gay Sentiment

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Proposed Uganda Law: If You See A Homosexual, Call The Police

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Roberto Silva, 31, holds his 3-year-old son, Adil Noe Silva, at the CURE Orthopedic Pediatric Hospital in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Adil has spina bifida, and the doctors straightened his legs so that hopefully he will be able to walk with braces on his legs. The nonprofit hospital treats children with bone deformities such as clubfeet, dislocated hips and fused fingers. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Giving Hope To Honduran Children With Bone Defects

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Epidemic Of Addiction Threatens Russia's Future

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A Global Picture On World AIDS Day

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A woman whose son has HIV cries during an AIDS awareness event Tuesday, World AIDS Day, held at Beijing's south railway station. A new report by UNAIDS says 42 percent of AIDS sufferers in China have experienced discrimination because of their condition. Andy Wong/AP hide caption

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In China, AIDS Stigma Proves Difficult To Eliminate

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Brushing Up On Tropical Diseases

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Swine Flu Spreading Faster Globally Than Expected

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Prostitution Now Outlawed In R.I., But Is That Good?

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Will Tamiflu Shortage Drive U.S. To India's Version?

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Boost Your Flu IQ: Your Questions Answered

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An Iraqi schoolgirl wears a protective mask as she is walked to school in the central Iraqi city of Kut, Oct. 19, 2009. Panic over swine flu prompted officials in Iraq to close about 2,000 schools in a bid to combat the virus. Ali al-Alak/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Iraqis Fear New Enemy: H1N1 Virus

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