National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci said a voluntary halt to bird flu research should stay in effect. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Self-Service Kiosks Poised To Change Health Care

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The Ebola virus causes a deadly form of hemorrhagic fever. Frederick Murphy/CDC hide caption

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Drivers under 25 are more likely to send text messages and make calls behind the wheel. They're also less able to handle distractions while driving. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Medical Technician Might Have Exposed Hundreds To Hepatitis C

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CamelBak-brand water bottles on display at an outdoor supply store in Arcadia, Calif., in 2008. The company removed BPA from the plastic in its bottles. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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Legal Battle Erupts Over Whose Plastic Consumers Should Trust

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A government official in Bali, Indonesia, holds a chicken before administering an injection to cull it as a precautionary measure in April to prevent the spread of bird flu. Firdia Lisnawati/AP hide caption

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Weight Gain, Health Issues Threaten Muslim Fasters

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A cross-sectional X-ray shows what's called a "sunken chest." The bright circle near the bottom is the spine; the gray blob on the right is the heart. Living LLC/Getty Images hide caption

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Magnets May Pull Kids With Sunken Chests Out Of Operating Room

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When it comes to learning how to drive, your teen is probably as harried as you are. Research shows that scare tactics meant to instill caution, though, are less effective than kind words. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Cheer Up: It's Just Your Child Behind The Wheel

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The pharmacy at Atlanta's Ponce de Leon Center stocks medications for 5,200 HIV/AIDS patients. Workers there aren't sure how much an increase in federal aid will help cut Georgia's waiting list for a HIV drug-assistance program. Jim Burress/WABE, Atlanta hide caption

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New Funds Could Shorten Waiting Lists For AIDS Drugs

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Ruben Bermudez stands in front of a sign that says in Spanish, "To love yourself is to protect yourself." He has struggled to remain eligible for AIDS drug assistance programs since he went on treatment four years ago. Jessica Camille Aguirre/NPR hide caption

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Cost Of Treatment Still A Challenge For HIV Patients In U.S.

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"You've been condomized!" said Joy Lynn Alegarbes, of The Condom Project, which promoted safe sex at the 19th International AIDS Conference. The group handed out more than 850,000 condoms this week. Benjamin Morris/NPR hide caption

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