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    Tony Kirvan and his son Michael, 6, of Millersville, Md., watch the planes. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)


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    A doctor works with a patient in a CT scanner at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua, N.H. New lung-cancer screening guidelines recommend annual scans but only for an older group of current or former heavy smokers. The guidelines were published online Sunday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. (Associated Press)


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    The high bid so far for a vial that once held a sample of President Reagan's blood and the accompanying lab paperwork is $5,081. (PFC Auctions)


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    A man (top) is taken into the ambulance, known as a "booze bus," dedicated to keeping drunk people out of trouble on the streets and out of hospital emergency rooms, in the Soho area of central London. Binge drinking have caused a spike in health care costs and public displays of drunkenness. A policeman on patrol directs a young woman (above) in Soho. (Associated Press)


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    An oil on canvas portrait by Giorgio de Chirico of Dr. Albert C. Barnes hangs at the Barnes Foundation. The art collection opened to the public at its new location on Saturday. The Barnes expects 250,000 visitors to see the collection during its first year. (Associated Press)


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    In this image released by Fox, Hugh Laurie portrays Dr. Gregory House in a scene from "House, M.D." The Fox medical drama concludes its eight-season run on Monday, May 21, 2012, with a finale at 9 p.m. EDT, preceded by a one-hour retrospective. (AP Photo/Fox, Isabella Vosmikova)


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    The ban on MSM (men who have have sex with men) donations was established because in the early stages of the AIDS epidemic, during the 1980s, a major share of cases involved transmission by blood transfusion. Now such cases are rare — less than 1 percent of all new HIV infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Associated Press)


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    **FILE** Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks May 2, 2012, in Chantilly, Va. (Associated Press)


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    Contractors clean up lead paint in a building in Providence, R.I. For the first time in 20 years, U.S. health officials have lowered the threshold for lead poisoning in young children. The new standard announced Wednesday means that hundreds of thousands more youngsters could be diagnosed with high levels of lead. Too much lead is harmful to developing brains. (Associated Press)


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