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Oxana and Pavel Rucsineanu fell in love while living at a tuberculosis ward in Balti, Moldova. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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To Save Her Husband's Life, A Woman Fights For Access To TB Drugs

When doctors ran out of treatment options for her dying husband, Oxana Rucsineanu took matters into her own hands. The costly new drug she got for him has menacing side effects, but it might save him.

How Many Auto Mishaps Mandate A Recall?

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Russian President Vladimir Putin looks on as Crimean leaders sign a treaty for Crimea to join Russia on Tuesday. In response, Western countries have imposed limited sanctions. Sergei Ilnitsky/AP hide caption

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Western Sanctions On Russia Are 'A Shot Across The Bow'

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Flames approach the Blakiston Ranch in California last May during the Springs fire. It eventually torched more than 24,000 acres. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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Long, Hot Winter Puts Western Fire Officials On Edge

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Doctors may eventually be able to diagnose "preclinical" Alzheimer's in patients who have abnormal brain scans but who aren't yet showing behavioral symptoms of the disease. iStockphoto hide caption

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Alzheimer's Diagnosis Expanding To Catch Early Warning Signs

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Alzheimer's Diagnosis Expanding To Catch Early Warning Signs

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Oxana and Pavel Rucsineanu fell in love while living at a tuberculosis ward in Balti, Moldova. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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To Save Her Husband's Life, A Woman Fights For Access To TB Drugs

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To Save Her Husband's Life, A Woman Fights For Access To TB Drugs

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