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John F. Kennedy Lived With More Pain Than We Realized

A re-evaluation of JFK’s health history and medical records paints a portrait a man who had to endure a surprising amount of physical discomfort throughout his short life. As president, he did his best to hide his misery from the public—no small miracle, given just how much pain he was forced to endure.

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SPONGY IMPLANT MAY FIX ACL TEARS

That popping sound brings even the strongest athletes to their knees. Damage to the anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, the ligament at the knee that holds together the upper and lower leg bones, can be a painful and debilitating injury for athletes and non-athletes alike, leading to further tears and arthritis over the long term.

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