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  • Dr. Arnall Patz dies at 89; helped eliminate major cause of blindness

    Dr. Arnall Patz dies at 89; helped eliminate major cause of blindness
    Dr. Arnall Patz, a Johns Hopkins University physician who discovered and eliminated a major cause of blindness in children, died Thursday of heart disease at his home in Pikesville, Md. He was 89. The director emeritus of the Wilmer Eye Institute at...
  • 'Body Politic'

    'Body Politic'
    Wendy Hoffman (Kristina Lear), an earnest screenwriter with an attractive, low-key style, wants to tell the story of injured vets at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Capt. Gray Whitrock (Michael James Reed), a strapping military guy with a prosthetic foot...
  • Military deaths

    The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq or who died at a military hospital of their injuries: Randy S. Agno, 29, of Pearl City, Hawaii; staff sergeant, Army. Agno died May 8...
  • MILITARY DEATHS

    The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Iraq or who died at a U.S. military hospital of an illness contracted in Iraq: Christopher D. Loza, 24, of Abilene, Texas; sergeant, Army. Loza died of a non-...
  • Antiwar film has Phil Donahue in attack mode

    Antiwar film has Phil Donahue in attack mode
    NEARLY four years ago, when Phil Donahue, the onetime king of daytime television, set to make a documentary film about the war in Iraq, he knew he'd be telling a story of shattered hearts. What he never guessed was that the project would break his own....
  • 'Body of War'

    ON Sept. 13, 2001, after watching footage of President Bush brandishing his bullhorn atop the rubble of the World Trade Center, Tomas Young, a 22-year-old from Kansas City, Mo., enlisted in the Army. He thought he'd be sent to Afghanistan to smoke the...
  • Blogs: All the noise that fits

    The late Christopher Lasch once wrote that public affairs generally and journalism in particular suffered not from too little information but from entirely too much. What was needed, he argued, was robust debate. Lasch, a historian by training but a...
  • Surprise: VA hospitals get high marks

    THE TYPICAL hospital patient is given the wrong medication or the wrong dose at least once a day, according to the Institute of Medicine, a research organization that advises Congress. The good news is that these mistakes are less likely to happen at a...
  • Yoga for Anxiety and Depression

    Yoga for Anxiety and Depression
    Since the 1970s, meditation and other stress-reduction techniques have been studied as possible treatments for depression and anxiety. One such practice, yoga, has received less attention in the medical literature, though it has become increasingly...
  • School goes from backdrop to center stage

    School goes from backdrop to center stage
    It was an unexpected burst of glory, and the 1,600 students at Walter Reed Middle School in North Hollywood were basking in it Friday. None of the youngsters knew for certain why a 50-foot-wide image of the front of their school was projected Thursday...
  • The politics of defense

    Today, Carter and Korb begin their Dust-Up with a discussion on the extent to which Congress should intervene in military matters. Later in the week, they'll discuss the Air Force tanker contract, torture policies and more. Where have you gone, Congress?...