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Controversy Over Stem-Cell Research Keeps Charities On Sidelines

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation has been in the news because of its clash with Planned Parenthood […]

A Fresh Look At Antidepressants Finds Low Risk Of Youth Suicide

In 2004, after an extensive review, the Food and Drug Administration issued a strong warning to doctors who prescribed antidepressants […]

To Hold The Salt, It’s Time To Hold The Bread

It’s no secret that some of the tastiest snacks around — potato chips, french fries, and processed deli meats — […]

Controversial Komen Policy Official Resigns

A high-ranking official at the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation has resigned amid fallout from the charity’s move, […]

Could Taxes Or Food Stamp Restrictions Tame America’s Sweet Tooth?

Sugar may be our favorite pick-me-up. I know I sometimes get the 4 p.m. urge for peanut M&Ms. But how […]

Screening Kids For Cholesterol Can Raise Awareness And Anxiety

Does it help or hurt children to know they have high cholesterol? We’re about to find out. New guidelines from […]

Secondhand Smoke An Unwelcome Passenger In Cars With Kids

Sitting in a car with a smoker is about as close to lighting up as a nonsmoker can get. And […]

What Spermicide Users Should Know, But Often Don’t

When Lisa Rentz decided she’d had enough of birth control pills, she walked into her local drug store and picked […]

The ‘Morning After’ Pill: How It Works And Who Uses It

Access to emergency contraception has swirled at the center of a recent flurry of debate over insurance coverage. It’s a […]

Komen’s Race To Reverse Course: Questions And A PR Challenge

Just three days after announcing it would no longer fund cancer screenings at Planned Parenthood, the pink-ribboned breast cancer charity […]

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