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  • Chrysler Group, UAW begin negotiations

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Officials of Chrysler Group and the United Auto Workers — after they dispensed with formalities yesterday — staked out how to approach what many consider to be the most important talks in U.S. automotive history.


  • House rejects shots for HPV

    The House this week passed a bill that bars the use of federal funds by states to ensure that girls are vaccinated against the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV), before they can be admitted to school.


  • House rejects shots for HPV

    The House this week passed a bill that bars the use of federal funds by states to ensure that girls are vaccinated against the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV), before they can be admitted to school.


  • Correction

    An article in Monday's editions of The Washington Times incorrectly reported which federal agency conducted a study on illegal drug use by U.S. workers. The study was done by the Department of Health and Human Services. The article also incorrectly reported the agency for which Bob Stephenson works. He is the director of the Division of Workplace Programs at the Department of Health and Human Services.


  • Patent bill may hurt the little guy

    The laws on American inventiveness are being rewritten in a bill headed for a vote in Congress.


  • Modern filing systems

    alking about the need to put medical records in electronic form is easy.


  • Benoit had several drugs in body in murder-suicide

    DECATUR, Ga. — Pro wrestler Chris Benoit had a steroid and other drugs in his system when he killed his wife and young son last month and hanged himself in the family's home, investigators said yesterday.


  • Pass the Wellstone Act

    If you were diagnosed with a brain tumor, would you seek treatment or would you ignore it and hope it goes away? Would your answer differ according to whether your health insurance covered treatment? A diagnosis such as a brain tumor, or Parkinson's disease, is a serious matter. Just as serious are the diagnoses of mental illnesses and addictions. But depending on the location of the illness in your body, the decision to seek treatment may be harder to make.


  • A dubious health-care solution

    Ronald Reagan noted that "Governments tend not to solve problems, only to rearrange them." He could have described the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). Created in 1997 in the wake of the collapse of the Clinton health plan, SCHIP was supposed to be the down payment in providing government health care for all by first providing federal support to new state-run insurance programs for millions of children, who, we were told, did not have health insurance.


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