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Catching Hospital Workers Dirty-Handed

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'Reconciliation' May Not Save Democrats' Health Bill

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Bipartisanship In Washington: Can It Really Be Achieved?

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According to a study of four jurisdictions that have banned the use of hand-held devices while driving, the laws have not reduced accident rates. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Haiti Moves Past Broken Bones To Future Needs

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Truth Squad Fact Checks Obama's State Of The Union

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Study: Humans Were Born To Run Barefoot

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Opposing Views On Health Care Bill

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Study: Kids Fixated With Television, Internet and Texting

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Listen to Cake Topple Your Brain

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GOP Struggles For Consensus On Health Care

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Bill Gates Sets Out His Global Charitable Goals

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Menthol May Be Nicotine's Partner In Addiction

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