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Speech Device Gives Hope To Those With No Voice

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An X-ray of Schneider's right femur (thighbone), which broke suddenly as she was standing on a New York subway train. Courtesy of Dr. Jennifer Schneider hide caption

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Rare Fractures Linked To Drugs For Weak Bones

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Robert O'Rourke was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in late 2006. The lung disease causes scarring in the lungs, which makes breathing difficult. Courtesy of Robert O'Rourke hide caption

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Psychotherapy And Exercise Look Best To Treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Is Preventive Medicine Actually Overtreatment?

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