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Ala. doctor could bring attention to moribund post

(AP) -- The U.S. Surgeon General has been described as "the nation's doctor," a "national nanny" and the person who puts warning labels on cigarette packs. But lately, the position has been mostly called something else: ...

dateJul 14, 2009 in Other
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Costly Superfund dredging set for Hudson River

(AP) -- People look funny at David Mathis when he takes a dip off his dock in the Hudson River. Health officials have long warned people not to eat fish caught from this slow-flowing stretch south of the Adirondacks and ...

dateMay 09, 2009 in Environment
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GE plans to invest $6B to lower health care costs

(AP) -- General Electric Co. said Thursday that it will invest $6 billion over the next six years in an attempt to lower the cost of health care and improve the quality of medical care in underserved regions of the United ...

dateMay 07, 2009 in Other
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