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How We Die (Chart Graph) | Washington Post | Sarah Kliff | 6/22/12

The New England Journal of Medicine looks through 200 years of back issues to understand how we die differently: 1900 Top Causes: Pneumonia or Influenza Tuberculosis Gastrointestinal  Infections 2010 Top Causes: Heart Disease Cancer Noninfectious Airways Diseases For full article … Continue reading

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Mom Sues Doctor for Failed Abortion – Botched Abortion Raises New Ethical Quandaries | The Washington Post | Delia Lloyd | 5/29/12

LONDON — A 24-year-old woman in Mallorca, Spain sought an abortion at a health services clinic when she was seven weeks’ pregnant.  Two weeks later, she returned to the clinic and was told that the abortion had worked. Six months … Continue reading

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‘Taxmageddon’ Looms at End of Payroll Tax Holiday | The Washington Post | Lori Montgomery | 2/18/12

With high unemployment and a struggle economy, tax payers rely more heavily on their tax refunds. Though Congress voted to extend the payroll tax  holiday sparing 160 million workers from an immediate tax hike, this and many other tax “breaks” are … Continue reading

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Five Myths About Student Loan Debt | Washington Post | Mark Kantrowitz | 11/ 11/ 11

I found an informative article about certain myths about student loan debt. The 5 myths discussed in detail are: Forgiving student loan debt stimulates the economy; All education debt is good debt; If you declare bankruptcy, your student loans go … Continue reading

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