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09/15/2014 – 9:10 AM |

By HANNAH DREIER
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s chronic shortages have begun to encroach on a cultural cornerstone: the boob job.

Beauty-obsessed Venezuelans face a scarcity of …

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Questions About Obamacare Abortion Coverage

09/16/2014 – 8:05 AM |

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — A nonpartisan congressional agency is raising new questions about compliance with a key compromise on abortion that allowed …

Plastic Surgery-Obsessed Venezuela Faces Shortage of Prized Breast Implants

09/15/2014 – 9:10 AM |
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By HANNAH DREIER
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s chronic shortages have begun to encroach on a cultural cornerstone: the boob job.

Beauty-obsessed Venezuelans face a scarcity of …

Texas Asks Court to Allow Closure of Most Abortion Clinics

09/13/2014 – 7:30 AM |
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By JANET McCONNAUGHEY

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Texas asked a federal appeals court Friday to allow the state to immediately enforce a law requiring all abortion …

V.A. Plans To Increase Physician Salary Hire More Providers

09/11/2014 – 7:53 AM |
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By Brad Broker
As part of its campaign to improve access and care, the Department of Veterans Administration has announced a major recruiting plan to bring …

E-Cigs Can Help Smokers Quit, But Heart Assoc. Still Worries About Youths

08/25/2014 – 12:36 PM | 2 Comments
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By Alan Lyndon
E-cigs are booming and more research and regulation is needed — quickly — before a new generation becomes addicted or potentially harmed, according …

Donations Continue to Pour In To ALS From Ice Bucket Challenge (VIDEO)

08/20/2014 – 9:53 AM |
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The ALS Association — the national organization fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease — announced that as of Wednesday, August 20, it has received $31.5 million due …