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The 'Hobby Lobby Ruling' and What It Means for U.S. Health Care

The 'Hobby Lobby Ruling' and What It Means for U.S. Health Care

Some predict challenges to medical practices that conflict with religious beliefs; others dismiss such scenarios as alarmist

The 'Hobby Lobby Ruling' and What It Means for U.S. Health Care

Some predict challenges to medical practices that conflict with religious beliefs; others dismiss such scenarios as alarmist

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The 'Hobby Lobby Ruling' and What It Means for U.S. Health Care

The 'Hobby Lobby Ruling' and What It Means for U.S. Health Care

Some predict challenges to medical practices that conflict with religious beliefs; others dismiss such scenarios as alarmist

IRS Caps Fines on Uninsured Americans at $12K for Family of 5

Maximum payment set at nearly $2,500 for individuals

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IRS Caps Fines on Uninsured Americans at $12K for Family of 5

IRS Caps Fines on Uninsured Americans at $12K for Family of 5

Maximum payment set at nearly $2,500 for individuals

Lymphoma Treatment May Harm, Halt Men's Sperm Production

But most men regain their fertility within two years of final treatment, researchers add

Human Brain Has Coping Mechanism for Dehydration

The mind preserves oxygen to protect itself from the effects of too little fluid, research shows

Rhymes Reveal Evidence of Learning in the Womb

By third trimester, unborn babies respond to rhymes recited by their mothers, research shows

Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers cite many possible reasons for the effect, including hormonal changes

Anal, Throat Cancers on the Rise Among Young Adults, Study Finds

HPV is the main culprit, but vaccination can reduce the risk, experts say

Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says

Researchers monitored stool samples of two people for a year

Genes May Be Key to Language Delay in Kids

Study of twins suggests vocabulary, grammar skills largely inherited

Most Adults Are Members of 'Clean Plate Club'

Study shows they finish 92 percent of what's on their plates, kids eat just 59 percent

Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says

Agency urges doctors to recommend it along with other routine immunizations

Female Triathletes May Face Health Problems Such as Incontinence

Doctors should be alert for pelvic floor disorders, researcher says

Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds

Small study revealed most younger males more interested in closeness, trust with a girl

Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy

They're more likely to change their children's diet than encourage exercise, study finds

FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic Painkiller

Targiniq ER contains naloxone, which blunts euphoria of oxycodone when tablet is crushed or broken

Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?

Researchers suggest women skip caffeine if they're bothered by menopausal symptoms

Bacteria in Semen May Affect HIV Transmission, Levels: Study

As natural bacterial 'diversity' lessened, HIV viral load increased in infected men, researchers say

Farmers' Market Vouchers May Help Poorer Families Eat Healthier

Special incentives encourage consumption of fruits and vegetables, study says

Acetaminophen May Not Help Against Back Pain, Study Contends

The common pain reliever, best known as Tylenol, showed no effect in Australian trial