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Anatoly Kotlyar (left), 59, and Alexander Zenchenko, 58, are two of the thousands of "liquidators," or firefighters, who responded to the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. The Soviet government ordered them to the nuclear facility as first responders. Both men today complain of health problems and say Ukraine's government should be doing more to help with medical bills. David Greene/NPR hide caption

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In Ukraine, Scars Of Chernobyl Disaster Remain Raw

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Fighting Malaria: Will U.S. Cuts Hurt Global Effort?

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Most of the stillbirths worldwide happen in south Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, and at least half of them take place during labor or birth. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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One Doctor Aims For Better Health Care In Iraq

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