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High-dose flu vaccine found more effective for elderly

PITTSBURGH — Giving frail, older residents of long-term care facilities a high-dose flu vaccine produces a significantly better immune response than a regular flu shot, a University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine study has found.

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Marcus: Cheney's tortured logic deserves our full attention

Marcus: Cheney's tortured logic deserves our full attention

Former vice president is not an easy or irrelevant target. 

December 16, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Appeals court overturns sex-change for inmate

BOSTON (AP) — A divided federal appeals court on Tuesday overturned a ruling ordering Massachusetts prison officials to provide taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery for an inmate convicted of murder.

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Survey: E-cigs surpass regular cigs in teen use

Survey: E-cigs surpass regular cigs in teen use

Electronic cigarettes have exceeded traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government’s annual drug use survey finds. Nine percent of eighth-graders said they’d used an e-cigarette in the previous month; 4 percent said they’d had a tobacco cigarette.

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Survey: E-cigs surpass regular cigs in teen use

Survey: E-cigs surpass regular cigs in teen use

WASHINGTON — Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government’s annual drug use survey finds.

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China admits it also tortures

Days after strident criticism of the United States for “brutality” and “hypocrisy” over its treatment of terrorism suspects, China admitted Tuesday that it “has not been rare” for its own police for extort forced confessions from criminal suspects by torture.

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Robinson: US torturers knew they were acting immorally

Robinson: US torturers knew they were acting immorally

What matters is that torture is manifestly immoral and illegal.

December 12, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…
Senate Intelligence Committee report is a travesty

Senate Intelligence Committee report is a travesty

Agency accomplished its goal using techniques that had bipartisan support after 9/11.

December 11, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Torture report exposes the CIA's stain on America

Torture report exposes the CIA's stain on America

Revealing "a stain on our values and history" is an essential step.

December 09, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

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