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Health Care Reform Upended by Scott Brown

Health Care Reform Upended by Scott Brown - Despite midnight deadlines and wrangling, the momentum for health care reform has stalled as a result of Scott Brown's election, Doug Luzader reports. Video courtesy of Fox News. [Wall Street Journal - Health Videos]

Poor women less likely to get epidurals (Reuters)

Poor women less likely to get epidurals
(Reuters)
- Reuters - Even under Canada's system of universal healthcare, low-income women are less likely than their wealthier counterparts to receive epidural pain relief during childbirth, a new study finds. [Yahoo! News: Health News]

What Would Bill Clinton Do?

What Would Bill Clinton Do? - In wake of the Massachusetts defeat, President Obama may already be stealing a couple of lines from the Clinton script as the 2010 election approaches, says WSJ's Jerry Seib. [Wall Street Journal - Health Videos]

Infant swimming tied to lung infection, asthma (Reuters)

Infant swimming tied to lung infection, asthma
(Reuters)
- Reuters - Children who start swimming before the age of 2 may be at increased risk of a common infant lung infection, and possibly asthma and respiratory allergies later in life, a new study suggests. [Yahoo! News: Health News]

US teen pregnancy rate up for first time since 1990: study (AFP)

US teen pregnancy rate up for first time since 1990: study (AFP) -

A young woman undergoing an exam at an OB/GYN's office in Florida. The US teen pregnancy rate rose in 2006 for the first time in 16 years, an report showed Tuesday, as experts speculated that the increase was due to abstinence-only sex education in schools.(AFP/Getty Images/File/Joe Raedle)AFP - The US teen pregnancy rate rose in 2006 for the first time in 16 years, an report showed Tuesday, as experts speculated that the increase was due to abstinence-only sex education in schools.


[Yahoo! News: Health News]

News Hub: Will Health-Care Reform Survive?

News Hub: Will Health-Care Reform Survive? - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) tells reporters the House is unlikely to pass Senate health-care legislation without changes. WSJ's Jerry Seib tells Simon Constable on the News Hub health-care reform is on a "great pause." Plus, WSJ's Brett Arends and Barron's Bob O'Brien discuss how this will affect investors. [Wall Street Journal - Health Videos]

News Hub: Time to Sell Health-Care Stocks?

News Hub: Time to Sell Health-Care Stocks? - While pundits were surprised by Republican Scott Brown's Massachusetts victory, Mr. Market wasn't. After a big rally in the health-care sector, Barron's Mike Santoli tells Simon Constable on the News Hub it may be time to look elsewhere. [Wall Street Journal - Health Videos]

1 in 5 U.S. Kids Has High Cholesterol (HealthDay)

1 in 5 U.S. Kids Has High Cholesterol
(HealthDay)
- HealthDay - THURSDAY, Jan. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Twenty percent of U.S. children and teens have abnormal lipid levels, an indication of too much bad cholesterol, too little good cholesterol or high triglycerides, federal health officials report. [Yahoo! News: Health News]

PM Report: Obamacare Up in the Air

PM Report: Obamacare Up in the Air - President Obama pledges to work with Republicans to reach a deal on health care, including waiting for Scott Brown to be confirmed as the nation's newest senator. Plus, while pundits were surprised by Mr. Brown's victory, Mr. Market wasn't; and according to WSJ's Reed Albergotti, the NFL blitz is dead. [Wall Street Journal - Health Videos]

Baby Boomers Still Doing Drugs as Seniors (HealthDay)

Baby Boomers Still Doing Drugs as Seniors
(HealthDay)
- HealthDay - FRIDAY, Jan. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Almost 5 percent of aging Baby Boomers in the United States are abusing drugs, a new government report shows. [Yahoo! News: Health News]

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