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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi discusses the Violence Against Women Act on Capitol Hill on Thursday. The House passed the measure, which could help curb violence on campus. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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By taking antiretroviral drugs during pregnancy, this Tanzanian mother lowered the risk of passing HIV to her daughter. Siegfried Modola/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Many homes that were rebuilt after the earthquake in 2010 are even more dangerous than the original ones. This three-story home was put up after the quake but is already slated for demolition to make way for an 18-unit housing project. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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A guinea pig does its part for science and human relations by sitting on the lap of an autistic child. Erin Burnett/Courtesy of Maggie O'Haire hide caption

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A new coronavirus looks a lot like its cousin SARS under the microscope, but it appears they're quite different when it comes to contagiousness. NIAID/RML hide caption

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A poll needs to ask about randomly selected children in households across the country to bring context to what's happening with kids like 7-year-old Henry Condes in Los Angeles. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Younger Women Have Rising Rate Of Advanced Breast Cancer, Study Says

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Yvonne Condes helps her son Alec get ready for baseball practice. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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In Many Families, Exercise Is By Appointment Only

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It's unlikely that July patients are paying for residents' inexperience with their lives. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Rates for female applicants could be up to 40 percent higher under Genworth Financial's new pricing policy. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Partnerships instead of short-term help: Jean Jumeau Batsch, an obstetrician-gynecologist in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, is collaborating with Dr. Ambereen Sleemi, from New York City, to build a training program for Haitian OB-GYNs. Courtesy of Dr. Ambereen Sleemi. hide caption

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Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad speaks during a panel discussion at the National Governors Association 2013 Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Governors' D.C. Summit Dominated By Medicaid And The Sequester

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