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How to "Rebuild" Wounded Soldiers

How to "Rebuild" Wounded Soldiers

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Today's Daily Briefing looks at the effects of America's wars here at home, a doctor fired after speaking up, a skeptical look at open access journals and data on U.S. health care costs that you can play with.

War: What does it take to "rebuild" wounded soldiers? NPR's Fresh Air features takes on the question in today's show with war reporter David Wood, who wrote a 10-part series "Beyond the Battlefield" for the Huffington Post.

Fired: A Northwestern University cardiologist was fired after speaking up about the misdeeds of a famous surgeon. Larry Husten at CardioBrief explains what happened.


The Cost of Health Care

Interactive: From the Institute of Medicine, a clickable, fun and sobering set of data about health care costs in the United States. (Hat tip to Emily Mullin and her Health Bites Tumblr.)

Open Access: Skeptical Scalpel takes on journals that ask editors to review articles for free.

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