Health

6:57am

Thu June 24, 2010
Shots - Health Blog

Whooping Cough Epidemic Strikes California

Originally published on Mon June 4, 2012 12:11 pm

Widespread vaccination has gone a long way toward curbing whooping cough, a highly contagious infection that can be especially dangerous for babies too young to be immunized.

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12:00am

Tue June 22, 2010
Military

Senate Armed Services Committee Gives Critical Eye To TBI Treatment

Editor's Note: This story was published on 2010-06-22 on a previous version of KUNC.org

The US Senate Armed Services Committee took a closer look today at the military's effort to diagnose and treat Traumatic Brain Injuries among troops and veterans.

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12:00am

Wed March 31, 2010
Military

Partnership Helps Army's Most Severely Wounded in Colorado

After an IED blast cut Aubrey Jollotta’s (right) military career short, he returned to school to learn how to make custom rifles for other wounded veterans. He shakes the hand of marine Dean Sanchez (left), who will be receiving one of Jollotta's custom-m
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Editor's Note: This article was published on 2010-03-31 on a previous version of KUNC.org.

Finding a job is not easy in today's economy for those men and women returning from military service in Iraq and Afghanistan. But for those who have the most severe injuries, returning to the workforce takes on a whole new level of difficulty. Now two national organizations are teaming up to help the Army's most severely wounded in Colorado.

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5:00am

Mon October 5, 2009
Health

Two Men, Two Women and a Baby

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on 2009-10-05 on an older version of KUNC.org.

How far would you go to help a good friend? It’s a question two Boulder couples have spent the last year-and-a-half considering, and they’ve come up with some pretty unconventional answers. And as KUNC’s Grace Hood reports, they’ll soon take the final steps of a journey that started from one person’s medical misfortune.

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