Why Laughter May Be Medicinal
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Hospital Replicates Haiti's Worst-Case Scenario
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Stephen Quake (left) and Euan Ashley review genetic risk factors that Ashley and colleagues found in Quake's genome. Norbert von der Groeben/Stanford School of Medicine hide caption

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Genome Seen As Medical Crystal Ball
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Boehner: GOP Will Repeal Health Care Law
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Danielle Steele Pens Personal Book About 'Big Girl'
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California Town Bans Toys In Happy Meal
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No Thank You, We Like Pain
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How Exercise Might Help Keep Alzheimer's At Bay
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Federal Panel Weighs In On Alzheimer's Risk
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Smog covers downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday. A new report finds that the Los Angeles area had the worst levels of ozone, based on figures from 2006-2008. Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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Spinal Muscular Atrophy 'Doesn't Define Me'
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Farm Workers Unsure How Health Law Helps Them
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Mike Kasavich, a lifelong coal miner, exits "the hole" after a 10-hour morning shift at the Mathies coal mine in western Pennsylvania. Black lung disease is increasing among miners, yet they are struggling to get disability reimbursement for the illness. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Black Lung Compensation An Uphill Battle For Miners
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