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Daily Briefing: Abuse Allegations at Facility for Brain Injured

Daily Briefing: Abuse Allegations at Facility for Brain Injured

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Abuse Scandal: The Florida Institute for Neurologic Rehabilitation faces charges of abusing its patients, a scandal that highlights the larger problem of securing care for brain-injured Americans, reports David Armstrong for Bloomberg.

PTSD Politics: The AP’s Kevin Freking fact-checks Obama’s statements about the Veteran’s Administration.

AIDS Conference: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced that the United States is committed to continued funding of HIV drugs and interventions, reports Andrew Quinn for Reuters.

Pertussis: Some 2,000 cases of whooping cough have occurred in Canada this year, and one infant has died from the disease, reports Caroline Alphonso for the Globe and Mail.

Global Health: Insecticidal paint seems to be an effective way to protect against disease-spreading bugs in developing countries, reports Jean Friedman-Rudovsky for the New York Times.

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