Archive: 03/29/2012

States' efforts to boost cigarette taxes slows: CDC

(HealthDay) -- Although eight states boosted their sales taxes on cigarettes over the past two years, that's a decline in the number of such increases by states compared to 2009, a new report from the U.S. ...

Mar 29, 2012
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Justices meet Friday to vote on health care case

(AP) -- While the rest of us have to wait until June, the justices of the Supreme Court will know the likely outcome of the historic health care case by the time they go home this weekend.

Mar 29, 2012
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HIV 'superinfection' boosts immune response

Women who have been infected by two different strains of HIV from two different sexual partners – a condition known as HIV superinfection – have more potent antibody responses that block the replication of the virus ...

Mar 29, 2012
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Chemo-Linked factors may impact weight in breast cancer

(HealthDay) -- Adjuvant chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer can induce weight gain and a variety of metabolic changes that may be associated with a poor prognosis for some patients, according to research ...

Mar 29, 2012
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