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(Air Force) Western Medicine helping in Afghanistan

April 19, 2010 by  
Filed under Air Force News, Corpsman.com News

  From AirForcetimes.com KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — Abdul Bachery fell off a roof when he was 10 and spent seven years limping around with a dislocated right knee. In March, after spending nearly half his life injured, Bachery finally found help. An Afghan orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Nik Mohammad Shinwad, reconstructed Bachery’s knee at Kandahar Regional […]

US Soldiers In High-tuberculosis Areas Face New Epidemic: False Positives

ScienceDaily (Jun. 2, 2008) — U.S. Army service members are increasingly deployed in regions of the world where tuberculosis (TB) is rampant, such as Iraq and Afghanistan, and the military now faces a growing medical problem. But it is not TB itself that is on the rise–instead, the problem lies with the growing number of […]