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VA Audit Finds 100,000 Veterans Face Long Wait Times

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An internal audit from the Department of Veterans Affairs found long wait times and falsified patient records at VA facilities across the country. Video provided by Newsy


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Need Liver Transplant? Much Depends on Zip Code

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AP (Aug. 20, 2013) — Where you live determines how long you wait for a new liver, but redistricting could make the way the organs are allocated for transplant more fair. Specialists say "gerrymandering" may shorten wait lists and help save lives.
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Newsy (June 8, 2013) — Artist and researcher Nickolay Lamm worked with a computational geneticist to develop images of the human face in 20,000; 60,000; and 100,000 years.
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Heart Stem Cells and LVAD May Avoid Transplants

Heart Stem Cells and LVAD May Avoid Transplants

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