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Lesson plan: How new inventions help people with injuries and disabilities

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For decades, technology has helped to improve the lives of people with disabilities and injuries. In this PBS NewsHour lesson, students will learn about the invention…read more

Dalai Lama’s doctor preaches compassion in medicine

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Californian Dr. Barry Kerzin traveled to India nearly 30 years ago after he heard the Dalai Lama wanted a Western physician to help train traditional Tibetan doctors. Continue reading

How a small electrical jolt boosts the brain

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A new process could “jump-start” brain functions, making them more effective. Continue reading

Linked learning jumpstarts health careers

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At a high school in Oakland, California, students learn how to deliver a baby and tie a tourniquet as part of an education philosophy that emphasizes real-world health issues and skills. Continue reading

“Bigger than landing on the moon” – paralyzed man walks after new surgery

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A formerly paralyzed man is walking again, in the first-ever case of recovery from complete paralysis. Continue reading

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