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FDR’s Polio: The Steel in His Soul

Disease can break a lot of people. As a new film by Ken Burns and an exclusive video clip show, it helped make Franklin Roosevelt

George Magovern, Pa. Heart Surgery Pioneer, Dies

(PITTSBURGH) — Dr. George Magovern, a Pittsburgh cardiovascular surgeon who pioneered artificial heart valves, has died. He was 89. Officials at Allegheny...

The Conspiracy To End Cancer

A team-based, cross-disciplinary approach to cancer research is upending tradition and delivering results faster

280,000

— number of children living in tribunal area of Pakistan that could be affected by the Taliban embargo on the polio vaccine, according to predictions from the...

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