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A fresh setback for efforts to cure HIV infection

Researchers are reporting another disappointment for efforts to cure infection with the AIDS virus. Six patients given blood-cell transplants similar to one that cured a man known as “the Berlin patient” have failed, and all six patients died.

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Study: Removing clot helps limit stroke disability

For the first time in two decades, a new treatment has been shown to limit the damage from a common type of stroke. Researchers in the Netherlands found that mechanically removing a clot in addition to using a standard clot-busting medicine lowered the risk that a stroke sufferer would end u…

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Robin Williams tops 2014 list of Google searches

Robin Williams tops 2014 list of Google searches

Robin Williams

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Robin Williams tops 2014 list of Google searches

Robin Williams tops 2014 list of Google searches

SAN FRANCISCO — Robin Williams’ suicide seared into the world’s collective mindset more than anything else this year, based on what people were searching for on Google.

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On our minds: Top 10 topics on Facebook in 2014

On our minds: Top 10 topics on Facebook in 2014

What's popular? Facebook has a good gauge based on what people type into the box that says, "What's on your mind?"

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False positives in rape cases impose real costs

(c) 2014, Bloomberg News.

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On our minds: Top 10 topics on Facebook in 2014

On our minds: Top 10 topics on Facebook in 2014

FILE - In this June 23, 2014 file photo, Netherlands' Memphis Depay, left, looks to the ball after scoring his side's second goal during the group B World Cup soccer match between the Netherlands and Chile at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The World Cup soccer tournament tops Fa…

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On our minds: Top 10 topics on Facebook in 2014

On our minds: Top 10 topics on Facebook in 2014

FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2014 file photo, residents of the village of Freeman Reserve, about 30 miles north of Monrovia, Liberia, watch members of District 13 ambulance service disinfect a room as they pick up six suspected Ebola sufferers that had been quarantined. Ebola placed second on Fa…

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Robinson: CDC might want to get its stories straight

Robinson: CDC might want to get its stories straight

Do that and we'll all promise not to panic about Ebola.

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Thai chicken kabobs with brown rice

This spicy Thai treat is easy to make using a good quality Thai peanut sauce. My secret for cooking these kabobs is to leave about ¼ inch between the ingredients on kabob skewers. This gives the heat a chance to reach all around the food. If you have short skewers, use a few more.

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Carolyn Hax: Life partner choice not about being noble

Carolyn Hax: Life partner choice not about being noble

 "Foreign and scary" five years in = Does Not Work.

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Roasted Salmon With Asparagus and Pepper Penne Pasta

This is the season for wild salmon. It’s so flavorful, it only needs a little olive oil and salt and pepper and it cooks in minutes. At other times of the year, good quality wild salmon can be found in the frozen seafood section of the supermarket.

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Doctors use immune therapy against cervical cancer

CHICAGO (AP) — Two years ago, Arrica Wallace was riddled with tumors from widely spread cervical cancer that the strongest chemotherapy and radiation could not beat back. Today, the Kansas mother shows no signs of the disease, and it was her own immune system that made it go away.

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Veal Roll-Ups with Parmesan Beans and Tomatoes

Veal rolls are a popular dish in Emilia-Romagna, a rich and fertile area of Northern Italy where veal is a specialty. Serve them with easy parmesan beans and tomatoes.

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Steak dish shows off Korean flavors

Steak plays an important role in Korean cooking, unlike other Asian cuisines. Invading Mongols brought beef to Korea in the Middle Ages. Rice cooked with spinach and bean sprouts is another Korean staple. I have adapted these recipes to showcase the intriguing flavors of Korean cooking while…

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for March 9

 While I'm away, readers give the advice. 

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for March 2

 While I'm away, readers give the advice. 

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