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Mar 6, 2014 — Florida has resisted the Affordable Care Act from the get-go, so one of the state's large insurers and Spanish-language media have done most of the outreach to Latinos.
Mar 5, 2014 — Removing bacteria and other impurities from water could be done more cheaply thanks to researchers at MIT. They're taking advantage of the way trees move water to filter it.
Mar 5, 2014 — Controversial ads geared to younger people have drawn criticism. But enrollment figures for private health insurance on the Washington state exchange are up since the ads began running.
Mar 4, 2014 — The sharp decline in payments coincides with increased scrutiny of drug marketing. Later this year, federal law will also require that drugmakers disclose the amount of money they give to doctors.
Mar 3, 2014 — When men force unwanted sexual attention on women in bars, the problem isn't that the guy is drunk. Instead, a study finds, men target women who have been drinking and may be seen as more vulnerable.
Mar 3, 2014 — States are legalizing marijuana even though there's no clear understanding of its impact on health. The drug hasn't been subjected to the kind of rigorous medical research that would find that out.
Mar 3, 2014 — Infant sleep machines, used to mask outside noise, can exceed recommended noise limits when played at high volume and placed close to a baby's sensitive ears.
Feb 28, 2014 — Everybody knows a healthy sex life is important for a good marriage. But keeping the spark in the bedroom may be even more crucial for older couples dealing with chronic illness.
Feb 26, 2014 — A study that took many other potential influences into account found that kids born to men 45 and older were more likely than the children of younger fathers to develop autism or ADHD.
Feb 25, 2014 — Most people diagnosed with the devastating Lou Gehrig's disease will lose their ability to speak. But one man in Washington state recorded his own voice onto a machine that will one day talk for him.