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For many refugees of the Cambodian genocide, the horrors didn't end when the shooting stopped. Nor did they end when the immigrants came to the United States in search of new lives.

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A million-dollar prostate, new revelations on breast cancer, the link (or lack thereof) between gum disease and heart attacks, problems with biotech crops and more from our Daily Briefing.

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In an era of “modern” medicine, it sometimes seems as if many of the biggies have been knocked out compared to centuries past. The previously untreatable has become treatable and in many cases preventable. With knowledge can come lower societal costs as well as health care cost containment.

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Medify got lots of attention at SXSW Interactive for its implications for patients -- but it could also be a great tool for reporting on medical studies.

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Why the Mediterranean diet keeps hearts healthy, a better way to predict heart attacks, and good news about tuberculosis, plus more from our Top 5 Today.

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It is three in the morning and Philip, 27, wakes up from a nightmare that he soon forgets. Vivid dreams and dizziness are recurring experiences, side effects he attributes to taking Atripla, a pill he consumes daily because he has AIDS.

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There aren’t enough therapists in the world to help the hundreds of millions of people who suffer complex trauma. But one former pastor is tackling the topic in his own community.

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"You couldn't make up a story that good." Author Ricki Lewis talks how she reported and wrote her new nonfiction book about gene therapy.

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Kern County, with similar geography and population to Fresno, decided to enter the new health insurance program called Bridge to Reform. On the way, Kern has stumbled upon many challenges, but for some patients, the program has changed their lives.

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The controversy over revisions to psychiatry's bible, the DSM, isn't just about autism. Guest blogger Mary Schweitzer throws chronic fatigue syndrome into the mix.

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