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Health reform’s second birthday today is partially eclipsed by intense media coverage of next week’s unprecedented Supreme Court hearings on whether it will survive. Here’s a roundup of smart analysis on both fronts.

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Anyone who is concerned about the future transformation of the United States clinical delivery system should pay attention to the Care Innovations Summit.

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Despite those unhealthy calories, some fast food restaurants offer something rare in urban communities -- a clean and convenient place to hang out.

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Millions of American women were put on hormone replacement therapy before science evaluated the benefits and harms. Will men over 45 try testosterone replacement therapy too? Aggressive marketing of testosterone is on the rise.

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Two researchers are calling for removal of severely obese kids from their homes to “protective custody” in the foster care system. There's a better solution.

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A new reporting project will focus on community health challenges facing predominantly Latino communities in Chicago and the Midwest.

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Nathan's just 14, but he's no slouch. He's articulate, creative, has a good group of friends and seems to take time to think about what he's doing. He's also been overweight for most of his life. To him, it feels like a curse.

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Doc Gurley dives into spamming for a good cause: to improve public health. Here's what she learned.

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The construction of a dam near an Indian reservation on the Missouri River forced residents to less fertile land and put an end to their farming habits. Since then, American Indians have experienced a lack of nutrition, leading to diabetes, hypertension and obesity.

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A new form of academic peer review surfaces on Twitter, and it can get ugly. Plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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