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Taking aspirin regularly may help reduce the risk of breast cancer, a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests. Gwen Ifill discusses the implications of this new study with one of its authors Dr. Alfred Neugut,…

Some members of Congress have called for an investigation into whether abortion politics played a role in the recent FDA decision to bar over-the-counter sales of the emergency contraceptive Plan B. Ray Suarez gets two perspectives on the controversial contraceptive…

Despite signs of a dieters' backlash, the low carbohydrate craze is changing the way American consumers eat and shop. Elizabeth Brackett of WTTW-Chicago reports.

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