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Suddenly Health Insurance Is <i>Not</i> for Sale

Suddenly Health Insurance Is Not for Sale

People hoping to buy private coverage for 2014 could be out of luck, but some windows may exist

Suddenly Health Insurance Is Not for Sale

People hoping to buy private coverage for 2014 could be out of luck, but some windows may exist

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Suddenly Health Insurance Is <i>Not</i> for Sale

Suddenly Health Insurance Is Not for Sale

People hoping to buy private coverage for 2014 could be out of luck, but some windows may exist

White House: 8 Million People Signed Up for Health Insurance

35 percent of registrants are younger than 35 years old, administration officials say

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White House: 8 Million People Signed Up for Health Insurance

White House: 8 Million People Signed Up for Health Insurance

35 percent of registrants are younger than 35 years old, administration officials say

Genes May Help Determine Your Pain Threshold

Study could explain why some people are more stoic than others, researchers say

How to Keep Your Fitness Goals on Track

Start with a workout plan that's a good fit for you, expert says

Spring Cleaning Safety Tips

How to avoid accidental poisonings from chemicals, medications

If Kids Think Someone's Watching, They're More Likely to Wash Their Hands

Less than half of students soaped up when they were alone, study finds

Extroverts Happier Regardless of Culture, Study Finds

Researchers compared college students in five nations

Scientists Probe What Makes People Get Their Groove On

Offbeat rhythms of funk, hip-hip, R and B work best to get listeners on the dance floor, study finds

Nurses' Experience Key to Better Patient Care, Study Says

Efficient teamwork reduces hospital stays

How to Make 'Low-Cal' Menu Options More Palatable

Study authors recommend not grouping these dishes together

So-Called 'Apple Shape' Not a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer: Study

Overweight, not waist size, was tied to higher odds of developing disease in older women

Stress Tied to Worse Allergy Symptoms

Study found those with hay fever who had high levels of stress suffered more severe symptoms

Restaurants in Poor Areas Push Unhealthy Foods, Study Finds

Making good meal choices is harder, researcher says

Happy Couples Nestle Together at Night, Survey Finds

Respondents were unhappier with relationship as sleeping distance grew

Certain Sedatives Tied to Breathing Problems in Older COPD Patients

Study author urges caution for doctors prescribing benzodiazepines to this group

Salmonella Cases Dip in U.S., But Food Poisoning Rates Remain High

New CDC report finds certain contaminants, such as Vibrio and E. coli, on the rise

Appetite, Taste Changes Reported After Weight-Loss Surgery

Sense of smell also altered for some patients in British study

More People Worldwide Eating 'Healthy' Fats, Study Finds

But consumption of harmful fats stuck at same levels as 20 years ago

FDA Warns Against Procedure for Uterine Fibroids

'Laparoscopic power morcellation' may increase women's cancer risk, agency says