Health

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Donald Blanchon
named new director of D.C.'s Whitman-Walker Clinic

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Test misses 12%
of key genetic mutations linked to breast cancer risk.

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The nucleic acid
testing program can detect HIV in the earliest stages of
infection.

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Radio tags will
allow better tracking of drug shipments.

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Eleven percent of
gay men use Viagra, and many have unprotected sex while
on the drug.

March 23 2006 12:00 AM
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