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Tampon Marketing Gets Real For The Social Media Age

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The bite of a cobra can paralyze its victims and, if enough venom is released, fatally stop their breathing. It's estimated that more than 75 percent of patients in India who die from a snake's bite never make it to the hospital. STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Decades Later, Drugs Didn't Hold 'Crack Babies' Back

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New Health Exchanges: What You Need To Know

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Ali Maow Maalin said he avoided getting the smallpox vaccine as a young man because he was afraid of needles. He didn't want others to make the same mistake with polio. Courtesy of the World Health Organization hide caption

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Laura Molina, 9, shows the mask she created expressing the feeling of "sadness." Her mother is being treated for breast cancer at the Lyndon B. Johnson public hospital in Houston. Carrie Feibel/KUHF hide caption

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Parents Grapple With Explaining Cancer To Children

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Angelina Jolie took a genetic test to find out her risk of breast cancer, and had a preventive double mastectomy. Alastair Grant/PA Photos /Landov hide caption

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Pioneering 'Masters Of Sex' Brought Science To The Bedroom

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Montana opened the first government-run medical clinic for state employees last fall. A year later, the state says the clinic is already saving money. Dan Boyce for NPR hide caption

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Montana's State-Run Free Clinic Sees Early Success

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Some images of lung cancer are clear cut. But in many others, a nodule on the screen turns out not to be cancer at all. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Panel Urges Lung Cancer Screening For Millions Of Americans

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Volunteer Tammy Spencer goes door to door in Boca Raton., Fla., on July 27 to spread the word on the state's health exchange. Phil Galewitz/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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