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Dermatologists hope the new tax will deter indoor tanning the same way tobacco taxes have helped cut down on smoking. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Tanning Salons Burned By New Health Law

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Birth Rate Declines For Women Over 40

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In this photo illustration, bottles of Avandia diabetes medication are seen at Jack's Pharmacy on May 21, 2007, in San Anselmo, Calif. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Diabetes Drug Poses Safety Test For FDA

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Mary VanDam pours coffee for patron Jim Brumm at Mr. B's Pancake House in Laketon Township, Mich. Cory Morse/Muskegon Chronicle via AP hide caption

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Nervous About Alzheimer's? Coffee May Help

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Study: C-Section Babies Skip The Bacterial Slide

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Should Joints Be In The Medicine Cabinet?

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