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Cochlear Implants Redefine What It Means To Be Deaf

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Parkinson's Benches Petrick, But He's Still Not Out

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The National Federation of the Blind estimates that today only one in 10 blind people can read Braille. That's down dramatically from the 1900s. Steve Mitchell/AP hide caption

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Braille Under Siege As Blind Turn To Smartphones

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Synthetic Windpipe Transplant Boost For Tissue Engineering

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Learning To Love, And Be Loved, With Autism

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Biggest Bucks In Health Care Are Spent On A Very Few

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Will Regulating Home Care Workers Cost Jobs?

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Year in Review: Science Stories of 2011

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Philadelphia Practice Flight Helps Autistic Kids Fly

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Treating Stress, Speech Disorders With Music

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Nigerian Rebuilds Life After Blindness, Burns

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Combating Depression With Meditation, Diet

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