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Prison Abuses May Implicate Army Medics

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Prison Abuses May Implicate Army Medics

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Prison Abuses May Implicate Army Medics

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Some military doctors may have been complicit in the abuse of prisoners in Afghanistan and Iraq by U.S. personnel, according to a new article in The New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Jay Lifton's article suggests medical staff may have failed to report wounds obviously resulting from torture, and may have falsified medical records. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and Lifton.

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