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Treating Soldiers With Severe Combat Wounds

More soldiers are returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with wounds that would have been fatal a decade ago. The injuries have led to advances in combat medicine but have challenged the health care systems meant to help veterans back home. War reported David Wood talks with Fresh Air about the hurdles facing these troops and their families.

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Rebuilding Soldiers Transformed By War Injuries.

More soldiers are returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with wounds that would have been fatal a decade ago. The injuries have led to advances in combat medicine but have challenged the health care systems meant to help veterans back home. War reporter David Wood talks with Fresh Air about the hurdles facing these troops and their families.

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The History of Chemical Weapons

Rutgers Professor of Science and Public Policy Leonard Cole has written "The Eleventh Plague, the Politics of Biological and Chemical Warfare." In it, he tells about the extraordinary danger posed by biological and chemical weapons. He reveals how the United States Army conducted tests for many years using both biological and chemical agents on Americans.

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