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Fighting the stigma of herpes

About 17 percent of Americans 14 to 49 have genital herpes caused by the HSV-2 infection.

U.S. moms spacing pregnancies

For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2½ years, but nearly a third of women space their children too close.

Side effect of cancer care: Big bills

High-deductible health plans and soaring drug prices are blamed for cancer patients’ high medical bills.

Stores pull controversial supplements

Some vitamin stores are pulling supplements that may contain a dangerous stimulant.

How bedbugs have infested homes

A journalist details the history of bedbugs and describes her own experience with them.

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