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Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 1:33pm
When most people think of Washington, D.C., the White House, the Washington Monument, the Smithsonian, and other tourist destinations usually come to mind. But Washington is also home to a growing number of Latino residents, including many Central Americans.
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Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 1:16pm
Researchers are growing increasingly aware that the prenatal period and early childhood are exquisitely sensitive to external insults such as environmental contaminants.
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Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 9:18am
In 2003, Texas decided only to treat three mental health diagnoses: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression. Everyone else—and everyone who suffered from these but was misdiagnosed or undiagnosed—became ineligible for community-based health services.
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Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 8:53am
 Marketed to men, testosterone is supposed to be a way to stay young and virile. Marketed to women, it is supposed to be a way to recapture waning sexual desire and boost the libido.
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Friday, July 12, 2013 - 6:59pm
Baltimore is no stranger to violence, but in recent weeks it hit proportions that stunned even a city often numb to regular shootings and stabbings. Violence puts pressure on hospital emergency rooms and paramedics. Many victims don’t die and will stress the entire health system for years to come.
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Friday, July 12, 2013 - 2:42pm
NEW YORK — Almost every day an immigrant father, a mother or both are getting deported. As the deportation rate has been in record numbers, the number of children who have been left behind in the United States also continues to rise....
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Friday, July 12, 2013 - 11:10am
For a nation that produces more food per person than any other in the world, the United States has a major problem with hunger — and it only grew worse during the recent recession and its aftermath.
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Friday, July 12, 2013 - 5:00am
Half of respondents to a survey of resident doctors in New York City said that they had flat out reported an incorrect cause of death. Knowing that, it’s perhaps not surprising that two-thirds of them said that the current system fails to accurately document causes of death.
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Friday, July 12, 2013 - 5:00am
A California state senator is trying to keep employers from charging more for health care if employees don’t meet certain workplace wellness program health goals. FollowTheMoney.org looks at what organizations have made political donations to legislators voting on the bill in committee.
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Friday, July 12, 2013 - 1:02am
Where you live—and who you are—plays a big part in how long you’ll live. If you live in poverty in California’s San Joaquin Valley, and you're Latino, you’re twice as likely to die prematurely as someone who is white and lives in an upper-class community.
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 8:00am
Join WiserTogether's team as Health Editor. Plus, this is the last week to apply for 2014 MetLife Foundation Journalists in Aging Fellows Program by The Gerontological Society of America and and New America Media.
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Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 7:03pm
USC Annenberg Awards $60,000 in health reporting grants to support ambitious investigative and explanatory journalism.
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Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 12:15pm
In Michigan, companies have begun to recover, businesses are hiring and the economy is humming again. But recovery has remained elusive for many families whose struggles have been exacerbated by severe cuts to social safety nets, education and social programs.
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Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 11:44am
“HIV is the face of the forgotten people in this country,” Dr. Carlos Del Rio, an Atlanta-based AIDS expert, told me last February. Nevertheless, there continue to be "hot spots” where the disease thrives. Those areas are some of the most impoverished parts of major cities in the U.S.
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Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 8:40am
The site of the most significant childhood cancer cluster on national record can shed light on why epidemiology and other scientific inquiries into environmental health problems rarely secure regulatory change or care for those impacted.
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