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In this file photo, a rally participant holds up a pocket-sized copy of the U.S. Constitution during an anti-health-care-reform rally by The American Grassroots Coalition and The Tea Party Express on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 16, 2010. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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Virginia Tech senior and resident adviser David Dorsett (left) visits with freshman and fellow Lee Hall dorm resident Matt Londrey. (Associated Press)

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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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Mr. Wilson-Maki (left) studies a sonogram of a horse's leg with Dr. Kent Carter, chief of medicine at Texas A&M's Large Animal Hospital.

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Sen.-elect Scott Brown, R-Mass., left, meets with Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 21, 2010. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Nomvula Tshabalala (above), a hospital pharmacist, holds HIV medication while explaining proper dosage to a patient in Pretoria, South Africa, in 2009.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Sen. Mary L. Landrieu's $300 million in dollars matched by the government for Medicaid services for Louisiana is one of the sweetheart deals in the health care bill.

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Gerry Kraus, a registered nurse, joins hundreds of physicians in protesting plans for government reform of the health care system at a 2009 rally on Capitol Hill. (Allison Shelley/The Washington Times)

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White House science adviser John Holdren. (Associated Press)

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Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick recently gave a major boost to the state's stem-cell research program with a $1 billion, 10-year Life Sciences Initiative. (Associated Press)

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A single cell is removed from a human embryo to be used in generating embryonic stem cells for scientific research. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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Dr. Anthony S. Fauci is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. (J.M. Eddins Jr./The Washington Times)

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. (J.M. Eddins Jr./The Washington Times)

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ULTRAVIOLET: Dr. Michael Holick of Boston University poses in a tanning bed to promote “sensible” daily sun exposure as a means to battle America's deficiency of vitamin D. (Associated Press)

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Twins Peter (right) and Daniel Belin look at a fish tank as their mom Jennifer watches at Bethesda's National Naval Medical Center, where the twins' father works. Dr. Eric Belin was referred to the Walter Reed Army Medical Center for his son's treatment by top military physicians.

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** FILE ** Dr. Thomas R. Frieden of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention testifies on Capitol Hill in this Nov. 4, 2009, file photo. (The Washington Times)

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An Anadarko Petroleum Corp. crew works on a drilling platform near Mead, Colo. A private measure of U.S. manufacturing activity grew in October at the fastest pace in more than three years.

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** FILE ** Rep. John Dingell (D-MI) wields his old gavel as he talks about the issue of health care, during a press conference regarding H-232, the Affordable Health Care Act, on the west steps of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Dr. Pedro Jose Greer examines Medicaid patient Kenneth Caldwell, 50, in his office at Mercy Hospital in Miami, where the gastroenterologist has made a career of offering treatment without regard to a patient's ability to pay. (AP Photo)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Flat-screen TVs are displayed at a Best Buy in Danvers, Mass. The retailer has ratcheted up its offerings.