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TB Patient Identified; Father-in-Law Works at CDC

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Avandia Scare Continues to Raise Concerns

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Man Eluded Attempts to Control Deadly TB Strain

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Presidential Hopefuls Highlight Health Care

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Marriage Suffers Under the Strain of PTSD

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Study: Kids' Lack of Sleep Hurts Parents, Too

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Los Angeles Vets Reach Out to Troubled Brethren

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DNA Finding May Aid Breast Cancer Fight

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Challenges Await Bush Surgeon General Nominee

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Return to Fort Carson Raises More Questions

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N.Y. Coroner Links Death to Ground Zero Toxins

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Diet, Exercise Seen as a Key to Staving Off Diabetes

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The Difficulty of Tracking Drugs on the Market

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