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Who Should Get Tested for HIV? Everyone, Some Experts Say

Who Should Get Tested for HIV? Everyone, Some Experts Say

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HIV/AIDS: Who should be tested for the HIV virus? Everyone, suggests a new study pointing out infections prevented and health costs saved. But not every medical expert agrees, reports Christopher Weaver for Kaiser Health News.

9/11 Responders: The Senate finally passes a scaled down package of health benefits for 9/11 responders. Did Jon Stewart have a little something to do with this?

SIDS: Put down that champagne, folks: new research suggests that sudden infant death syndrome cases are highest on the first day of the year, Randy Dotinga reports for HealthDay. Researchers wonder if hung-over, less watchful parents may play a role.

Cold Remedy: Is echinacea helpful for colds, like Mom says? Not so much, according to a new study examined by U.S. News and World Report's Angela Haupt.

Abortion: A bishop strips an Arizona hospital of its Catholic affiliation after its decision to terminate the pregnancy of a woman whose life was in danger, Joe Carlson reports for Modern Healthcare.  

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