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  1. For The First Time, Medicare Reveals How Much It Pays Doctors

    Physicians and health data specialists caution that the information can be easily misconstrued. Some cancer doctors receive payments that cover the cost of expensive drugs for patients.
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  2. Why Chocolate Is A Bargaining Chip In The Ukraine-Russia Conflict

    Russia banned chocolate made by the leading Ukrainian presidential candidate at a time when political tensions are high between the countries. And we wanted to know: Is the chocolate any good?
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  3. Photos: Kiev's Independence Square Before And After

    The center of Ukraine's capital has been the scene of protests for several months, and this week dozens of people died there. Quick looks at the site from before and after the unrest are revealing.
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  4. Weight-Loss Surgery Can Reverse Diabetes, But Cure Is Elusive

    People with diabetes who had gastric bypass surgery had much better control of blood sugar three years later. But most still hadn't met the goal of returning to normal sugar levels, a study finds.
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  5. In Australia, A Minute Of Silence Is Being Sold To Help Vets

    Before you start thinking things are too noisy Down Under, know this: The Minute of Silence was recorded as veterans of Australia's military stood by, in honor of their fallen comrades.
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  6. Mon Dieu! No More Work Email At Home For Some French Workers

    Under new rules, about 1 million tech workers and consultants will be required to switch off their work phones outside office hours.
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  7. NPR Poll: Obamacare More Popular Than President

    After a horrendous October rollout, the ACA is viewed a little more favorably now. But the number of people who intensely oppose the law is 12 percentage points higher than those who strongly back it.
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  8. If A Picture's Worth 1,000 Words, Could It Help You Floss?

    It's hard to get people to change their health behaviors for the better. Would putting drawings of simple health truisms on a pack of cards help? One creative tech geek wants to find out.
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  9. 76ers Win To Avoid Setting A New NBA Losing-Streak Record

    "It's over," declared the headline at the Philadelphia Inquirer. After weeks filled with nothing but losses, the Philadelphia 76ers finally won a basketball game Saturday night.
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  10. Congressman's Lament: $174,000 Isn't Enough To Make Ends Meet

    Rep. Jim Moran argues that members of Congress are underpaid. His claim has been greeted with derision, but there's evidence the cost of living in D.C. makes it tough for members of modest means.
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