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In Houston, Pregnant Women And Their Doctors Weigh Risks Of Zika
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That Surgery Might Cost You A Lot Less In Another Town
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Which would you choose — a daily tablet or a trip to the doctor for an allergy shot? Eddie Lawrence/Dorling Kindersley/Getty Images hide caption

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One Silicon Valley startup that encouraged its employees to think about work 24/7 found they missed market signals, tanked deals and became too irritable to build crucial working relationships. Hill Street Studios/Blend Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Many Grouchy, Error-Prone Workers Just Need More Sleep
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Pastoral Medicine Credentials Raise Questions In Texas
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Earlier this week, NIH temporarily halted work in the cell therapy lab of Dr. Steven Rosenberg, chief of surgery at the National Cancer Institute, pending a review of safety standards there. Courtesy of National Cancer Institute hide caption

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Task Force Calls For More Safety Oversight At NIH Research Hospital
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Electric Currents And An 'Emotional Awakening' For One Man With Autism
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Employees at all Lowe's home improvement stores, including this one in South San Francisco, Calif., are eligible to have certain surgeries paid for by the company at selected hospitals. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Some Firms Save Money By Offering Employees Free Surgery
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The Clinical Center on the campus of the National Institutes of Health, in Bethesda, Md., is an internationally renowned hospital where patients are also research subjects. NIH/Flickr hide caption

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When Erika Stallings was 22, she found out that she might have a genetic mutation that greatly increased her risk of cancer. Misha Friedman for NPR hide caption

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More People Seek Genetic Testing, But There Aren't Enough Counselors
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Napster's Sean Parker Invests $250 Million In Immunotherapy Research
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