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Hospitals Put Pharmacists In The ER To Cut Medication Errors

Hospitals across the country are hiring pharmacists to work in their emergency departments. The goal is to try to prevent common errors that can cause injury and death.
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FBI Director Comey Looks Ahead To His Next Nine Years

FBI Director Jim Comey serves for a decade, longer than a president or any other national official. That tenure's designed to insulate the FBI from political influence.
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When A Parent Goes To Prison, A Child Also Pays A Price

More people are going to prison, and more children are impacted as a result. What effect does that have on kids? The question is rarely researched, but Ifetayo Harvey knows the answer firsthand.
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Baseball Has An Elbow Problem: More Pros Getting Ligament Surgery

As demand on pitchers (and their elbows) mounts, players are getting "Tommy John surgery" at record pace. Doctors are wondering what — if anything — can be done about the injuries.
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Was There Incentive At VA For Behavior That Created Scandal?

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Dr. Kenneth Kizer about strategies to improve health care at the country's veterans hospitals. Kizer is is a former undersecretary for health in the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Photos Of A Short Life Comfort Only Some Grieving Parents

Grief is idiosyncratic. Some parents are turning to professional photographers to immortalize their terminally ill child, but what soothes one parent may disturb the other.
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San Diego State Wants To Draw Students In With Zombies

Zombies are so popular with young people, that some colleges and universities have classes where students dissect the undead as metaphor.
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Trump Stamp Has Chicagoans Irked At The Donald

Against the backdrop of the city's historic architecture, Donald Trump is pasting his name in huge letters on the side of Chicago's Trump International Hotel and Tower.
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If The NSA Can't Keep Call Records, Should Phone Companies Do It?

The House bill to halt the NSA's collection of call data would force the agency to request records from phone companies. But if companies don't keep those records, the NSA's efforts could be crippled.
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Reports: Bergdahl Tells Medical Officials Taliban Kept Him In A Cage

The New York Times and The Associated Press cite senior U.S. officials saying the freed POW was tortured and beaten by his Taliban captors.

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