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President Obama speaks in the Oval Office before signing an executive order Monday directing the Food and Drug Administration to take steps to reduce drug shortages. From left are pharmacy manager Bonnie Frawley with Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, cancer patient Jay Cuetara from San Francisco and FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg. (Associated Press)
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Charla Nash of Stamford, Conn., who was mauled two years ago by a neighbor's pet chimpanzee, is recovering in a nursing home from a face transplant performed in May at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Before and after photos above show the extent of her injuries and how she looks now. An undated family photo below shows Ms. Nash before the chimpanzee's attack. "I will now be able to do things I once took for granted," she said in the statement.
Plastic surgeon Dr. Bohdan Pomahac (left) attends a news conference Monday at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston with Del Peterson, grandfather of the nation's first full face transplant recipient Dallas Wiens, 25, of Fort Worth, Texas. (Associated Press)
FILE - EDS NOTE GRAPHIC CONTENT - In this Oct. 13, 2010 file photo, Dallas Wiens, 25, describes his injuries during an interview in Fort Worth, Texas. Weins was critically burned in a 2008 high-voltage power line accident and received a full face transplant at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, during the week of March 14, 2011. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
An undated photo provided by Dr. Christopher Cannon shows Dr. Christopher Cannon of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Cannon is the leader of a study on an experimental Merck drug that safely boosted good cholesterol to record highs while dropping bad cholesterol to unprecedented lows in a study that stunned researchers and renewed hopes for an entirely new way of lowering heart risks. The study results were presented Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010 at an American Heart Association conference in Chicago. (AP Photo/Dr. Christopher Cannon) NO SALES