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America’s First Native American Doctor

by Joe Starita On March 14, 1889, Susan La Flesche Picotte received her medical degree—becoming the first Native American doctor in U.S. history. She earned her degree thirty-one years before women could vote and thirty-five years before Indians could become

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The End of Memory: Understanding the Spread Alzheimer’s

End of Memory

by Jay Ingram Chapter 10 – A Deadly Progression The prospect of slowing, interrupting or even stopping the disease seems daunting, but there might be a window of opportunity: How does the spread of the disease actually take place? Is

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