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January 14, 2013

Denis Mukwege, Doctor Who Aids Rape Victims, Returns to Congo

International Herald Tribune - Posted: January 14th, 2013, 9:02pm EST
Denis Mukwege, a gynecologic surgeon who has helped thousands of rape victims, arrived in Congo after more than two months in exile after an assassination attempt.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/2786056f/mf.gif' border='0'/

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States Will Be Given Extra Time to Set Up Health Insurance Exchanges

International Herald Tribune - Posted: January 14th, 2013, 8:37pm EST
A strategy with a political benefit: It allows the administration to keep working with even the most recalcitrant states.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/2786056e/mf.gif' border='0'/

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Observatory: Study Measures Psychological Impact of China’s One-Child Policy

International Herald Tribune - Posted: January 14th, 2013, 5:46pm EST
The Chinese policy that penalizes families for having more than one child has had psychological fallout for the children born after it was instituted in 1979, a new report suggests.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/27860571/mf.gif' border='0'/

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Hospitals Turn Away Visitors With Flu Symptoms

International Herald Tribune - Posted: January 14th, 2013, 5:15pm EST
Medical centers in at least 10 states have asked visitors with flulike symptoms not to visit patients, and some are placing outright bans on children and teenagers.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/2784ba9a/mf.gif' border='0'/

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Hanging On: In Debt, and Digging Deeper to Find Relief

International Herald Tribune - Posted: January 14th, 2013, 5:12pm EST
Millions of Americans have been keeping the lights on with borrowed money, and recent research suggests that debt can often reinforce reckless financial behavior.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/278615aa/mf.gif' border='0'/

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Vital Signs: Patterns: Some Cancers Linked to HPV on the Rise

International Herald Tribune - Posted: January 14th, 2013, 4:08pm EST
A survey published in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute reported that the increase came as cancer death rates continued to decline.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/2783f9f2/mf.gif' border='0'/br/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151884423581/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/2783f9f2/a2.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151884423581/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/2783f9f2/a2.img" border="0"//aimg width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/151884423581/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/2783f9f2/a2t.img" border="0"/

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Vital Signs: Risks: Clinical Trials Flawed by Biased Reporting

International Herald Tribune - Posted: January 14th, 2013, 3:56pm EST
Researchers examining trials of cancer treatments found that the more effective a treatment was said to be, the more likely the bad side effects were minimized.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/2784553a/mf.gif' border='0'/

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Really?: The Claim: Hand Sanitizer Stops Norovirus Spread

International Herald Tribune - Posted: January 14th, 2013, 3:25pm EST
Alcohol-based hand sanitizers can reduce the spread of some viruses, like the flu, but using soap and water is more effective against norovirus, the severe gastrointestinal illness.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/27848767/mf.gif' border='0'/br/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151884424211/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/27848767/a2.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151884424211/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/27848767/a2.img" border="0"//aimg width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/151884424211/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/27848767/a2t.img" border="0"/

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Global Update: A Genetic Link Found for Victims of Lethal Form of Leishmaniasis

International Herald Tribune - Posted: January 14th, 2013, 3:08pm EST
A study comparing DNA in almost 6,000 blood samples from India and Brazil found that subjects who got the visceral form of leishmaniasis had similar DNA variations.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/2783d5fb/mf.gif' border='0'/br/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151884404234/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/2783d5fb/a2.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151884404234/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/2783d5fb/a2.img" border="0"//aimg width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/151884404234/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/2783d5fb/a2t.img" border="0"/

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Vital Signs: Nutrition: Vitamin D Doesn’t Reduce Knee Pain

International Herald Tribune - Posted: January 14th, 2013, 3:07pm EST
A two-year study found that vitamin D, which evidence suggested might slow osteoarthritis, neither reduced knee pain nor restored cartilage.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/2783d715/mf.gif' border='0'/

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Recipes for Health: Skillet Wild Rice, Walnut and Broccoli Salad — Recipes for Health

International Herald Tribune - Posted: January 14th, 2013, 2:52pm EST
Broccoli flowers catch the nutty, lemony dressing in this winter salad.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/2786659b/mf.gif' border='0'/

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F.D.A. Warns St. Jude Medical Over Defibrillators

International Herald Tribune - Posted: January 14th, 2013, 2:04pm EST
Federal regulators have asked St. Jude Medical to clear up problems in the manufacturing and quality control of its heart defibrillators.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/2786056d/mf.gif' border='0'/

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The New Old Age Blog: What You Need to Bring Your Loved One Home to Die

International Herald Tribune - Posted: January 14th, 2013, 1:51pm EST
Here's what specialists say are the most common kinds of equipment and preparations you may need to make to bring your spouse, parent or other loved one home to die.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/2783ec88/mf.gif' border='0'/br/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151884421825/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/2783ec88/a2.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151884421825/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/2783ec88/a2.img" border="0"//aimg width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/151884421825/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/2783ec88/a2t.img" border="0"/

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Recipes for Health: Skillet Beet and Farro Salad

International Herald Tribune - Posted: January 14th, 2013, 11:58am EST
Five hearty grain salads that feel like comfort food.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/2782d369/mf.gif' border='0'/br/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151884636804/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/2782d369/a2.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151884636804/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/2782d369/a2.img" border="0"//aimg width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/151884636804/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/2782d369/a2t.img" border="0"/

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