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Apr 26, 2006
Research out today says even moderate-income Americans are getting priced out of decent health coverage. Helen Palmer reports.
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Civilian amputees find it hard to get their C-legs

Apr 25, 2006
Wounded soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan often receive the most technologically-advanced computerized prosthetics available. But for civilians in need of similar care, these limbs can be nearly impossible to obtain. Ann Hepperman reports.
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The new, natural 7UP

Apr 24, 2006
The Uncola is ditching sodium and chemical preservatives in an effort to attract health-conscious consumers, but will it be enough to revive slumping sales? Alex Cohen reports.
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Lawsuit stirs renewed Teflon fears

Apr 20, 2006
A federal lawsuit filed in Delaware alleges that drinking water supplies near a DuPont facility in New Jersey have been contaminated with chemicals used to make Teflon. As Sarah Gardner reports, the suit may raise serious safety questions about the common household chemical.
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Who's behind that diagnosis?

Apr 20, 2006
A new study states that every psychiatric expert involved in writing the standard diagnostic criteria for mood and psychotic disorders had financial ties to drug companies that sell medications for those illnesses. Helen Palmer reports.
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Keeping counterfeit drugs off shelves

Apr 20, 2006
Ashley Milne-Tyte looks at efforts to prevent counterfeit prescription drugs from reaching consumers.<br /><b>Latest in a series: The Price of Piracy.</b>
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Free drug programs can continue

Apr 19, 2006
Drug manufacturers have received word that they can continue giving free medicine to poor people, even those enrolled in the new Medicare drug benefit. Helen Palmer reports.
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Study: Health problems persist among poor hurricane evacuees

Apr 18, 2006
A new study says that Hurricane Katrina evacuees still living in temporary government housing are suffering from high rates of chronic illnesses and mental problems. Helen Palmer reports.
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AMA: Insurance consolidation = higher premiums

Apr 18, 2006
A new study from the American Medical Association finds that consolidation in the health insurance industry has led to higher premiums for consumers. Lisa Napoli reports.
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Low-cost malaria treatment

Apr 14, 2006
Malaria is one of the developing world's deadliest diseases, but Helen Palmer reports on a new partnership between the private and non-profit sectors to develop a low-cost treatment.
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