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A waitress delivers a coffee and beer in Medellin, Colombia, in this 2010 file photo. Both drinks can trigger acid reflux. Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Got Heartburn? Maybe You Should Rethink Your Drink

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Federal health officials recommend 1,000 milligrams of calcium per day for people younger than 50, but some are overdoing it. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Too Much Calcium Could Cause Kidney, Heart Problems, Researchers Say

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One of the latest additions to Poland's growing luxury goods market, the Wolf Bracka department store, beckons shoppers in the heart of the Polish capital, Warsaw. The country's economy continues to grow, but Poles are anxiously watching the crisis in the eurozone. Czarek Sokolowski/AP hide caption

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Poland Watches Warily As Euro Crisis Spreads

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In this photo released by SkyandTelescope.com, a Perseid meteor flashes across the constellation Andromeda on Aug. 12, 1997. Rick Scott and Joe Orman/AP hide caption

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Summer Science: What's A Meteor Shower?

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Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., points to piles of the health care overhaul legislation during a markup hearing before the U.S. House Budget Committee last year in Washington, D.C. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Medicaid Fight Reinvigorated With Political Light On Health Care

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For author Victoria Kneubuhl, the lost world of old Hawaii casts a long shadow. But through her writing, she says, readers can see that world again. Getty Images hide caption

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Sleuthing Through The Shadows In Sunny Honolulu

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