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Focus on Bird Flu

Vaccine system remains antiquated: New production techniques are mostly years away from being implemented
(Post, November 24, 2009)

Vaccine system remains antiquated: New production techniques are mostly years away from being implemented
(Post, November 24, 2009)

Turkeys in Chile Found to Have Swine Flu: Health Official Says Birds Are Infected With 'Human Virus,' Not a Mutated Form
(Post, August 22, 2009)

Novavax Moves Closer to Licensing Bird Flu Vaccine
(Post, August 27, 2008)

Hong Kong Acts to Curb Avian Virus
(Post, June 12, 2008)
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AIDS/HIV
Anti-AIDS groups hail drug but worry over cost
(AP, November 24, 2010; 7:35 PM)

3 big developments make AIDS outlook more hopeful
(AP, November 24, 2010; 2:17 PM)

Anti-AIDS groups hail drug but worry over cost
(AP, November 24, 2010; 3:06 AM)

Daily drug lowers AIDS risk, study says
(Post, November 24, 2010; 12:49 AM)

Daily AIDS drug lowers risk of HIV, study finds
(Post, November 24, 2010)
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Flu Basics

WHO's response to swine flu pandemic flawed
(AP, March 10, 2011; 5:15 PM)

AP IMPACT: Past medical testing on humans revealed
(AP, February 27, 2011; 9:15 PM)

Flu season heats up
(Post, February 21, 2011; 11:58 AM)

Pandemic over, flu gets back to normal: Millions will get ill and thousands will die, but vaccine should be plentiful
(Post, September 7, 2010)

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Stem Cell Research
Developer of in vitro fertilization wins Nobel
(Post, October 5, 2010)

Robert Edwards wins 2010 Nobel prize in medicine for in-vitro fertizilation
(Post, October 4, 2010; 11:08 PM)

Judge blocks stem cell rules: MAJOR SETBACK FOR RESEARCH
Administration cannot fund embryonic testing
(Post, August 24, 2010)

Life in Henry's wake: Laurie Strongin won't let her firstborn's death be a total loss
(Post, March 25, 2010)

Military health facilities to begin stocking morning-after pill
(Post, February 5, 2010; 9:12 AM)
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Medicare and You

Graphic: Is the Medicare Drug BenefitĀ for You?
(washingtonpost.com, November 14, 2005; 5:35 PM)


Graphic: CompareĀ Annual Drug Costs For Managed Care Plans
(Post, November 15, 2005; Page )


Means Test Sought for Medicare Drug Plan
(Post, October 5, 2007; Page A01)

Rove's True Regret: It's a Rap
(By Al Kamen, August 15, 2007; Page A09)

Costs Grow for Common Medicare Drugs: Price Increase in Prescription Program Is Twice That Seen in Wholesale Rates
(Post, May 13, 2007; Page A10)
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