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  • 20-year-old soldier who lost arm and foot refuses to quit

     
    Pfc. Geoffrey Quevedo, who lost an arm and foot in Afghanistan, refuses to give up. "I don't want to be treated like a baby by American society," he says.
  • Growing body parts and improving prosthetics

     Growing body parts and improving prosthetics
    Dr. Anthony Atala, director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, is used to hearing his work described as science fiction. Way back in 1999, he and his team grew bladders in a lab and successfully implanted them in patients with...

    PASSINGS: Ron Springs, Mel Queen, Beverly DiTomaso

    PASSINGS: Ron Springs, Mel Queen, Beverly DiTomaso
    Ron Springs Former Cowboys running back Ron Springs, 54, a former Dallas Cowboys running back who had been in a coma since 2007, died Thursday at Medical City Dallas Hospital, said former Cowboys teammate Everson Walls, who donated a kidney to...

    Optical illusion dampens arthritis pain

    Optical illusion dampens arthritis pain
    Seeing the movements of a healthy hand mirroring one's own movements plays a welcome trick on the brains of arthritis sufferers, a new study shows: It reduces the perception of pain. The observation, reported this week at the Society for Neuroscience's...

    U.S. must join mine ban convention, land mine survivor says

     
    When he was 13 years old, Firoz Ali Alizada lost both his legs to a land mine left over from an old war, trying to take a shortcut to school north of Kabul, Afghanistan. Sixteen years later, he is the campaign manager for the International Campaign to Ban...