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  • SGT. SHAFT: Veteran's wife can be buried at national cemetery

    Dear Sgt. Shaft: Can you tell me if a spouse of a living veteran is eligible of the same honors of a spouse of a passed veteran interned at a national cemetery?


  • New approach tested for hard-to-treat hypertension

    "Maxed out on the medications" is how Bill Ezzell describes his struggle with blood pressure. It's dangerously high even though the North Carolina man swallows six different drugs a day.


  • **FILE** U.S. Attorney Neil H. MacBride. (Associated Press)

    Dentist indicted on prescription, fraud charges

    An Oakton dentist has been indicted on charges of illegally distributing prescription pills to patients, professionals and paramours over the past five years and also assuming another dentist's identity to bill more than $160,000 in claims for work he performed on his family.


  • New approach tested for hard-to-treat hypertension

    "Maxed out on the medications," is how Bill Ezzell describes his struggle with blood pressure. It's dangerously high even though the North Carolina man swallows six different drugs a day.


  • Illustration by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    WANG: Pets dying for a smoke

    Tobacco kills more than 1,200 Americans each day. Soon that death toll could rise sharply to include thousands of animals who could be used to test new "light" tobacco products.


  • Study: Getting a smoker's lung is better than none

    Patients who need new lungs are better off getting donated organs from smokers than none at all, even though they probably won't live as long as those who get a lung transplant from a nonsmoker, a new study says.


  • New veterans fight new battles after coming home

    America has a new generation of veterans. More than 1.6 million troops are back from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and they are unlike any other group of veterans the nation has ever seen.


  • AP IMPACT: Almost half of new vets seek disability

    America's newest veterans are filing for disability benefits at a historic rate, claiming to be the most medically and mentally troubled generation of former troops the nation has ever seen.


  • **FILE** German Chancellor Adolf Hitler (right) salutes a huge crowd July 31, 1938, at a sports meeting in Breslau, Germany. (Associated Press)

    German doctors apologize for Nazi-era crimes

    Germany's medical association has adopted a declaration apologizing for sadistic experiments and other actions of doctors under the Nazis.


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