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India Eye Care Center Finds Middle Way To Capitalism

Founded in the 1970s in India to eliminate needless blindness, Aravind Eye Care has grown to 4,000 beds in seven hospitals — and its surgeons are among the most efficient in the world. The hospital system conducts 300,000 surgeries a year, and about half are free.
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With Help, Teens Can Manage Epilepsy

Though epilepsy is a serious condition, it can be managed. Parents of teens with epilepsy share tips for helping their children lead full, independent lives.
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Test Results: Too Important To Wait For A Doctor's Call

Patients, who've generally been schooled in their doctors' passive "don't call us, we'll call you" approach to medical care, need to snap out of it and start taking an active role in making sure test results get communicated both to them and to other doctors when necessary.
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Mitt Romney's Evolution On Abortion

When it comes to abortion, the former governor of Massachusetts appears to have changed his position, from being in favor of abortion rights to being opposed. But now some are asking if Romney ever supported abortion rights at all? Backers of abortion rights don't think so.
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In Florida, Mentally Ill Suffer Abuse And Neglect

An investigation found sweeping failure within the state's assisted-living industry. One neighborhood in South Florida has become a de facto psychiatric ward because of zoning laws. Experts say you can pick anywhere in the country and find some version of the warehousing of people with mental illness.

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