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Health reform gets rolling, a new diet pill, problems with hip implants and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Autism researchers seek brains, obesity screening recommended, drug policy debated, insurers double dipping on veteran care and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Drug shortages in Greece cause chaos, what's ahead for homeless man attacked by face-eating "zombie," and waiting for a tobacco tax vote in Calif., plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Big money in Calif. tobacco tax battle, big growth in palliative care, and big turf battles between dentists and "dental therapists," plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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How a ruse to catch Osama Bin Laden hurts global health, misleading campaign ads about Medicare, and tax-exempt hospitals as targets, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Public health officials go after an anti-vaccine article, the lifelong effects of long commutes, and calls to regulate dangerous flame retardants, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Counterfeit pills, direct primary care, bogus health food claims, drug-industry science and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Obamacare myths that won't die, TB patient arrested, and what's behind a recent drop in soda sales, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Water woes persist in a rural town, an international push for universal health care, and unwelcome health cuts in California's revised budget, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Meaning as medicine, infant formula, Medicare fraud, osteoporosis and more from our Daily Briefing.

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