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The terrible evil

Illness takes a deep physical and emotional toll not just on the patient, but on the family as well. In today’s Letter of Note, Edgar Allan Poe describes his wife’s physical suffering, and his subsequent psychological descent. You say —”Can … Continue reading

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Ask the Xpert

If only tuberculosis were actually that adorable. Over a third of the world is infected with TB (read that again), and it kills over 2 million a year, often striking people in the prime of their lives. Even in the … Continue reading

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