House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi discusses the Violence Against Women Act on Capitol Hill on Thursday. The House passed the measure, which could help curb violence on campus. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Younger Women Have Rising Rate Of Advanced Breast Cancer, Study Says

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Rates for female applicants could be up to 40 percent higher under Genworth Financial's new pricing policy. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Morning-After Pills Don't Cause Abortion, Studies Say

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, said the administration's attempted compromise on contraceptive coverage is unacceptable. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Catholic Bishops Reject Compromise On Contraceptives

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Binge Drinking Among Women Is Both Dangerous And Overlooked

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Mexico Aims To Save Babies And Moms With Modern Midwifery

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Breast Cancer: What We Learned In 2012

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