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A Push to Sell Testosterone Gels Troubles Doctors

Source: New York Times.com The barrage of advertisements targets older men. “Have you noticed a recent deterioration of your ability to play sports?” “Do you have a decrease in sex drive?” “Do you have a lack of energy?” If so, the ads warn, you should “talk to your doctor about...
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Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey Congratulates Cory Booker on Senate Win

Source: http://ppactionnj.org Planned Parenthood Action Fund president Cecile Richards congratulated women’s health champion Cory Booker for his Senate victory this evening in New Jersey. The Planned Parenthood Action Fund, which endorsed Booker, is the advocacy and political arm...
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Hospital CEO pay not tied to quality of care: Study

Source: Reuters.com Hospital CEOs’ pay isn’t linked to their hospital’s benefit to the community. Nor is it linked to the quality of care the hospital provides, a new study found. Instead, the chief executive officers, or CEOs, tended to earn more at hospitals...
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My Problem With The Affordable Care Act

Source: Democratic Underground.com Two years ago, I was diagnosed with cancer. At the time, I was lucky to be eligible for breast/cervical cancer by Medicaid. I had four cancer-related surgeries and lost my job because my FMLA ran out (my degenerative disk disease severely limits...
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Mother says Chatham private school’s lessons proved priceless for disabled sons

Source: New Jersey.com Christian and Jahad Mayers were born twins, but they didn’t know it for years. The boys, diagnosed with autism as infants, were unable to communicate and struggled to understand who the other one was, their mother, Cheryl, said. They fought each other, and...
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Researchers Find No Serious Adverse Reactions to HPV Vaccination

Source: Infection Control Today.com Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and their Danish colleagues have monitored HPV-vaccinated girls via patient data registries in order to examine the incidence of a wide range of diseases and thus determine if there are any serious...
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