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Screening, better diagnosis cited for rise in autism cases

ATLANTA — Autism cases are on the rise again, largely due to wider screening and better diagnosis, federal health officials said Thursday. The rate of U.S. cases rose to about 1 in 88 children. The previous estimate was 1 in ...

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Preventive care: It’s free, except when it’s not

CHICAGO — Bill Dunphy thought his colonoscopy would be free. His insurance company told him it would be covered 100 percent, with no copayment from him and no charge against his deductible. The nation’s 1-year-old health law requires most insurance ...

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September 11 changed everything – about air travel

Five-year-old Frank Allocco is 37,000 feet above America, face pressed against the window. “Cool,” he says to his 6-year-old sister. “Francesca, look.” It’s their first flight. They ignore a Harry Potter DVD and video games. Instead, there are rivers, mountains ...

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TSA: Pilots to be exempt from some airport checks

WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration says airline pilots will be allowed to skip some physical security checks at airports. Pilots have complained about being held up in airport security lines with travelers, and forced to go through screening. TSA ...

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