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Protesters against new regulations limiting abortion rights rally outside the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan., last Sept. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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U.S. soldiers at Long Binh base, northeast of Saigon, line up to give urine samples at a heroin detection center in June 1971, before departing for the U.S. AP hide caption

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Experiences in youth shape our health in old age. That's the key lesson from the world's longest-running medical study. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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A virus called XMRV was linked to chronic fatigue syndrome in a study published in Science in 2009. Now that paper has been withdrawn. David Schumick and Joseph Pangrace/Cleveland Clinic Center for Medical Art & Photography hide caption

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Watson Pharmaceuticals, a maker of generic drugs, is rolling out generic Lipitor, or atorvastatin, under a deal with Pfizer. Bill Gallery/AP hide caption

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Snake handler Subhendu Malllik holds up an Indian baby cobra hatchling after it emerged from an egg on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar, India, in June. The venomous snake is indigenous to South Asia. Asit Kumar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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