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Earmark Vital To Keeping Fort Drum Area Healthy

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What's A Mental Disorder? Even Experts Can't Agree

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At the March signing ceremony for the health overhaul law, Vice President Biden had an idea for what to call the historic legislation. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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House Freshman Gosar Wants Health Law Repealed

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Parenting Style Plays Key Role In Teen Drinking

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President Barack Obama signs the Affordable Health Care for America Act during a ceremony at the White House on March 23. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The Year In Health Care Policy: A Topsy-Turvy Ride

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Lawmakers applaud President Obama after he signed the health care overhaul in March. The bill could be subject to funding battles in the next Congress. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama's Next Hurdle: Funding His Plans

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Heart Transplant Candidate Now A Reluctant Activist

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