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Think about this: More than 200,000 West Virginians have contracted a disease that kills people. About 69,000 of them don't know they have it.

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Health reform votes knock out incumbents, fewer kids with obesity, more on-the-job fatalities, an epidemic of stillbirths in Iraq and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Romneycare no "budget-buster," good news for sleep-deprived moms, the economics of medical tourism and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Surrogate markers may not tell the whole story - and we explain why in our latest entry to our online toolkit.

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Nationwide, schools with free breakfast for all report greater attention in class, fewer discipline problems, and fewer absent or tardy children.

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Last summer, seven of West Virginia's poorest counties agreed to try cooking lunch and breakfast with fresh ingredients all year, five days a week. They would offer meals free to all students who want to eat.

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Abortion politics, taxing soft-drinks, painkiller abuse, counterfeit drugs and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Overdiagnosing breast cancer, health statistics by county, obesity worse than thought, and straight talk on the political causes of rising costs.

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West Virginia has the nation's worst statistics in 10 of 12 categories in the new 2011 Gallup Healthways ranking. More than one in three West Virginians -- 35.3 percent -- are now obese.

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The last day of Supreme Court health reform arguments, disquieting cancer research news, little-tested medical devices and more from our Daily Briefing.

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