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Dr. David Nichols, left, and Physician's Assistant Inez Pruitt smile as they check out the X-Ray room inside the new Tangier Island Health Clinic on Tangier Island, Va. Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. The clinic is scheduled to open on Aug. 29. Dr. Nichols, who has been flying to Tangier to care for the residents for 30 years, has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown)

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Dr. David Nichols, left, and Physician's Assistant Inez Pruitt walk out of the new Tangier Island Health Clinic on Tangier Island, Va., Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. The clinic is scheduled to open on Aug. 29. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch,Bob Brown)

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Physician's Assistant Inez Pruitt, left, and Dr. David Nichols, right, walk past a historic marker near the new Tangier Island Health Clinic on Tangier Island, Va., Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. The clinic is scheduled to open Aug. 29. Dr. Nichols, who has been flying to Tangier to care for the residents for 30 years, has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown)

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Dr. David Nichols gets a hug from Alice Pruitt near the new Tangier Island Health Clinic on Tangier Island, Va., Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. The clinic is scheduled to open Aug. 29. Dr. NIchols, who has been flying to Tangier to care for the residents for 30 years, has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown)

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Physician's Assistant Inez Pruitt, right, takes a call as Dr. David Nichols relaxes inside the old health clinic on Tangier Island, Va., Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. The brand new Tangier Island Health Clinic is scheduled to open Aug. 29. Dr. Nichols, who has been flying to Tangier to care for the residents for 30 years, has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown)

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Dr. David Nichols walks down a hallway of the new Tangier Island Health Clinic on Tangier Island, Va., Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. The clinic is scheduled to open Aug. 29. Dr. Nichols, who has been flying to Tangier to care for the residents for 30 years, has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown)

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"Our decision-making must be fully informed by an understanding of the potential environmental consequences of federal actions," Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said.

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This screen frame is taken from magicTalk software by VocalTec, which will allow free calling to landline and cell phones in the U.S. and Canada.(AP Photo/VocalTec)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Karen Moran of West Palm Beach, a member of the "tea party," tries to prohibit Everett Wilkinson, chairman of the South Florida Tea Party, from heckling GOP gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott on Thursday in West Palm Beach.

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The community clubhouse features an outdoor swimming pool, a billiards room, a fitness center, a business center and a grand all.

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The Balinese fortuneteller featured in Elizabeth Gilbert's best-selling memoir "Eat Pray Love" Ketut Liyer lies on a hospital bed, accompanied by his grand daughter Ni Wayan Puspitasari in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010. Liyer has been hospitalized because of a heart ailment _ just days before a movie adaptation starring Julia Roberts hits U.S. theaters, his doctor said Thursday. (AP Photo)

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In this Wednesday Aug. 4, 2010 photo Dr. Becker uses a microscope at his laboratory at University College London. British scientists are about to begin a final phase of testing on a new gel that heals wounds up to five times as fast as normal treatment. The gel, named Nexagon, works by interrupting how cells communicate and prevents the production of a protein that blocks healing. That allows cells to move faster to the wound to begin healing it. Though it has only been tested on about 100 people so far, experts say if it proves successful, the gel could have a major impact on treating chronic wounds, like leg or diabetes ulcers, and even common scrapes or injuries from accidents. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

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"It breaks my heart that the two things he's asking for, I can't give him one of them," said Susan Baldwin of Fairview, Tenn. Trying to send a recent care package, Mrs. Baldwin was told she couldn't include her son's favorite brand of cigarettes. (Associated Press)

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U.S Air Force Physician-Mentor Capt. Michael Hampton, of the Medical Training Advisory Group, or MTAG, stands with an Afghan doctor discussing the treatment of an Afghan Army soldier with a gunshot wound to the neck, at Kandahar Regional Military Hospital, KRMH, inside Camp Hero, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010. The names of the Afghan doctors are withheld for their protection. The MTAG team, comprised of 12 U.S. Air Force medical professionals, is assigned to the Afghan military hospital, and are tasked with providing transitional guidance to local medical workers, who treat Afghan soldiers, civilians, and occasionally insurgents. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

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An Afghan army soldier wheels a wounded fellow soldier into the ER at Kandahar Regional Military Hospital, KRMH, inside Camp Hero, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010. A U.S Air Force Medical Training Advisory Group, or MTAG team, comprised of 12 medical professionals, is assigned to the Afghan military hospital, and are tasked with providing transitional guidance to local medical workers, who treat Afghan soldiers, civilians, and occasionally insurgents. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

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U.S Air Force Physician-Mentor Capt. Michael Hampton, right, of the Medical Training Advisory Group, or MTAG, stands with Afghan doctors discussing the x-ray of an Afghan soldier with a gunshot wound to the neck and face, at Kandahar Regional Military Hospital, KRMH, inside Camp Hero, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010. The MTAG team, comprised of 12 U.S. Air Force medical professionals, assigned to the Afghan military hospital, and are tasked with providing transitional guidance to local medical workers, who treat Afghan soldiers, civilians, and occasionally insurgents. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

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In this image taken Saturday Aug. 7, 2010 U.S Air Force Physician-Mentor Capt. Michael Hampton, center left, and CRNA Maj. David Johnson, right, both of the Medical Training Advisory Group, or MTAG, stand with Afghan doctors discussing the condition and treatment of a wounded Afghan soldier, at Kandahar Regional Military Hospital, KRMH, inside Camp Hero, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan. The MTAG team, comprised of 12 U.S. Air Force medical professionals, is assigned to the Afghan military hospital, and are tasked with providing transitional guidance to local medical workers, who treat Afghan soldiers, civilians, and occasionally insurgents. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

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In this Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010 photo, Afghan army doctors and medics prepare for emergency surgery on a wounded Afghan soldier, at Kandahar Regional Military Hospital, KRMH, inside Camp Hero, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan. The names of the Afghan doctors and medics are withheld for their protection. A U.S Air Force Medical Training Advisory Group, or MTAG team, comprised of 12 medical professionals, is assigned to the Afghan military hospital, and are tasked with providing transitional guidance to local medical workers, who treat Afghan soldiers, civilians, and occasionally insurgents. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

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In this Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010 photo, U.S Air Force Capt. Denise Ross, left, a Nurse-Mentor from the Medical Training Advisory Group, or MTAG, assists an Afghan medic in trying to remove fluid from the lungs of Rubina, a severely-wounded young Afghan IED victim, at Kandahar Regional Military Hospital, KRMH, inside Camp Hero, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan. The names of Afghan doctors and medics are withheld for their protection.The MTAG team, comprised of 12 U.S. Air Force medical professionals, is assigned to the Afghan military hospital, and are tasked with providing transitional guidance to local medical workers, who treat Afghan soldiers, civilians, and occasionally insurgents. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

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In this Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010 photo, Afghan army doctors and medics prepare for emergency surgery on a wounded Afghan soldier, at Kandahar Regional Military Hospital, KRMH, inside Camp Hero, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan. The names of the Afghan doctors are withheld for their protection. A U.S Air Force Medical Training Advisory Group, or MTAG team, comprised of 12 medical professionals, is assigned to the Afghan military hospital, and are tasked with providing transitional guidance to local medical workers, who treat Afghan soldiers, civilians, and occasionally insurgents. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)