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With Adaptive Skiing, Disabled People No Longer Left Out In The Cold

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Outside the office of Utah Gov. Herbert Friday, Betsy Ogden lays paper chains on a pile symbolizing uninsured state residents who would be covered by a Medicaid expansion. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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If you're covered by Medicare and win or settle a personal injury case, the battle for compensation isn't over. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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If you know some mice that took This Is Spinal Tap too literally, they might want to know about an experiment to restore hearing with a failed Alzheimer's drug. The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Alzheimer's Drug Dials Back Deafness In Mice

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A recent settlement between a university and the Justice Department may encourage institutions to better accommodate students with food allergies. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Claire Lomas walks the last mile of the London Marathon on May 8, 2012 in London, England. After a riding accident left her paralyzed from the waist down in 2007, Lomas completed the race walking 2 miles a day over 16 days with the help of a ReWalk bionic suit (by Argo Medical Technologies). Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images hide caption

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Parenting A Child Who's Fallen 'Far From The Tree'

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Op-Ed: Stop Using 'Retard' As An Insult

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Sandy Especially Tough On Vulnerable Populations

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Nick Staback, who lost both of his legs to a bomb in Afghanistan, talks with his mother, Maria Staback, in Scranton, Pa. Maria Staback took a leave of absence from her job to move in with her son while he was recuperating at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside Washington, D.C. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Vet Walks On New Legs, With A Little Help From Mom

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Siblings With Special Needs Change Childhood

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Paralympians 'Dream, Drive, Do' In London

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Tatyana McFadden has won medals at the Paralympic Games in 2004 and 2008. At this year's games in London, she's participating in every wheelchair race from the 100-meter sprint to the marathon. Courtesy of Deborah McFadden hide caption

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Paralympian's Pursuit Enables Aspiring Athletes

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Against The Odds, A 'Miracle Boy Grows Up'

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