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Post-Traumatic Stress’s Surprisingly Positive Flip Side PDF Print E-mail
Post-Traumatic Stress’s Surprisingly Positive Flip SideStephanie Sinclair/VII, for The New York TimesSgt. Jeffrey Beltran near Fort Sill, in Lawton, Okla., where he was stationed after serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Among other injuries, Beltran suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in an I.E.D. attack in Iraq in 2005 and can no longer rely on his short-term memory.

Sgt. Jeffrey Beltran pulled a...

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In pictures: Childhood tuberculosis in Lima PDF Print E-mail
In pictures: Childhood tuberculosis in Lima
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U.S. Tuberculosis Cases Hit Record Low, CDC Says PDF Print E-mail

THURSDAY, March 22 (HealthDay News) -- Tuberculosis rates fell to an all-time low in the United States in 2011, but the disease continues to disproportionately infect racial and ethnic minorities, those who are foreign-born and people infected with HIV, federal officials reported Thursday.

In all, 10,521 tuberculosis (TB) cases were reported in...

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Blurring The Line Between Life And Death PDF Print E-mail

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This is FRESH AIR. I'm Terry Gross. My guest, Dick Teresi, is the author of a new book about how medicine is blurring the line between life and death. For example, if you have opted to be an...

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California's stem cell agency ponders its future PDF Print E-mail

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creation of California's stem cell agency in 2004 was greeted by scientists and patients as a turning point in a field mired in debates about the destruction of embryos and hampered by federal research restrictions.

The taxpayer-funded institute wielded the extraordinary power to dole out $3 billion in bond proceeds to fund em...

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