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The Bionic Grandparents

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Diane Lancaster Diane Lancaster, a cancer survivor and grandmother of eight, had always suffered from a bit of knee pain. Ever since her twenties there had been a twinge, but the arthritis had gotten worse as she passed through her fifties. The pain forced her to give up her hobbies. First she stopped running. Then she stopped going to yoga. All the sitting around caused her to gain weight.

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The Med Tech Debate: Cost Vs. Value?

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Noel Zuniga, an avid runner and father of three, had just gotten back from a weekend of snorkeling with his family when the heart attack hit. It was March in Panama City, where he was stationed as an NCIS agent at the U.S. embassy. Sunday night at the gym, he suddenly felt his chest light up as if on fire. A clot was choking his heart.The cardiologists in Panama were well versed in the latest techniques. Through an artery in his leg, they snaked a tube all the way to his heart to release a dye that helped show on x-rays where the blockage was.

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Stopping Violence Against Women Starts With Men

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I recently met a teenager from India's Dalit ("untouchable") community who had been gang-raped by a group of upper-caste men. She told me that instead of providing support after the attack last September, relatives were humiliating her. "I'm finding it hard to cope with the stigma," she said. "I worry that I will not be accepted by society."Her attackers made a video of the rape and circulated it. Her father, unable to bear the shame, committed suicide. The young woman confided that she too had suicidal thoughts. "Ever since this happened, I feel like I'm sinking deeper," she said.

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