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  • HEALTH

    Push to lower cesarean rates ups interest in natural births

    When the number of cesarean deliveries in Pennsylvania's Allegheny Health Network spiked last year, obstetrical department leaders issued new guidelines on when to perform them and began monitoring doctors' individual cesarean delivery rates.

  • HEALTH

    US HIV cases dropped 33 percent over the last decade

    Cases of diagnosed HIV in United States dropped 33 percent over the last decade, declining for nearly all demographic groups except young men who have sex with males ages 13 to 24 years, according to health officials.

  • HEALTH

    D.C. court ruling deals new blow to Affordable Care Act

    President Barack Obama's health care law was dealt a new blow Tuesday as a federal appeals court ruled that due to a wording glitch in the Affordable Care Act, some low- and middle-income residents are not entitled to receive government assistance to subsidize their insurance.

  • HEALTH

    D.C. court ruling deals new blow to Affordable Care Act

    President Obama's health care law was dealt a new blow Tuesday as a federal appeals court ruled that due to a wording glitch in the Affordable Care Act, some low- and middle-income residents are not entitled to receive government assistance to subsidize their insurance.

  • HEALTH

    Five ways to do more in less time

    Time often holds us hostage. We wrestle with endless to-do lists, pressurized deadlines and spiraling guilt (from failing to get it all done). But there is a way out. Good habits - planning, organization and focus - can unlock the prison of "not enough time." Check out these five time-management...

  • FAMILY

    Tips to be your child's health advocate

    Being engaged and informed in your child's health is one of the most important roles that a parent can fill, but dealing with a health issue can be anxiety-inducing for most parents. Here are some practical tips to help you navigate health concerns for your child.

  • HEALTH

    Under-the-tongue tablets trick immune system to fight allergies

    Asha Patel knows more about what goes into your lungs than you do.

  • HEALTH

    Quinn on Nutrition: Food rules on the rodeo circuit

    Cowboys and cowgirls in town for the Salinas Rodeo in Salinas, Calif., recently had me thinking of my college rodeo days. My collegiate team members and I took competition very seriously back then. We were highly motivated by the axiom (which is still inscribed on one piece of my gear), "Luck is...

  • HEALTH

    Wig seller imports 'pristine' locks to help women with hair loss

    "I've been in hiding," the wide-eyed young mother said as she stared at herself in a mirror. She had driven 15 hours from Michigan and was pouring her heart out to Flora Shepelsky, a woman she had just met.

  • HEALTH

    To change attitudes, don't argue � agree, extremely

    What if the best way to change minds isn't to tell people why they're wrong, but to tell them why they're right? Scientists tried this recently and discovered that agreeing with people can be a surprisingly powerful way to shake up strongly held beliefs.

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