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This Week On Metro Connection: Health & Wellness

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We follow doctor's orders this week and focus on health and wellness. We'll find out why a local medical school uses patients as instructors, and meet members of the D.C. Sled Sharks, a sled-hockey team for kids with disabilities. Plus, a local scientist explains how the racket of city life affects our feathered friends, and we meet a man who's trying to live life to the fullest -- even as he loses his sight.

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