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Cellist Julian Lloyd Webber 'Devastated' Over End of Career

Monday, April 28, 2014

"There were so many exciting plans that cannot now come to fruition," said the cellist. "I have had an immensely fulfilling career."

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WQXR Blog

Long-Haul Conductor Daniele Gatti Cancels with Injury

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

It's not quite the curse of the Ring, but frequent Wagner conductor Daniele Gatti has been struck down by a repetitive strain injury in his shoulders, forcing him to cancel two months of concerts.

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The Takeaway

When An Ordinary ER Becomes a Trauma Hospital

Friday, April 19, 2013

After the bombs went off in Boston, local emergency rooms were inundated with trauma patients. In addition, those patients arrived with complex wounds typical of war zones, like those caused by IED shrapnel. What happens when an ordinary ER becomes a military hospital? How does a hospital prepare for a mass casualty-- and how does it adjust to these new circumstances?

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WQXR Blog

Oboe Player Who Collapsed Mid-Performance Remains Hospitalized

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

San Francisco Symphony principal oboist William Bennett, who collapsed in mid-performance of Strauss's Oboe Concerto, remains in a hospital in "guarded" condition Tuesday.

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Strangers

Lyena Strelkoff: Falling Slowly

Friday, June 01, 2012

A woman survives a life-altering fall and comes out ahead...

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Features

Stuntman Claims He Was Injured at NY 'Spider-Man'

Friday, April 06, 2012

A stuntman who claims he suffered a concussion, whiplash and two holes in his knees while performing as the comic book hero in Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has asked producers to turn over any relevant information as he weighs pursuing a negligence lawsuit.

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Strangers

Abdi Hussein: Coming to America

Thursday, April 05, 2012

An immigrant story about the humor and heartbreak of trying to fit in, the difference one person can make, and about Abdi's ultimate triumph.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Triathlon Nightmare

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

In the wake of two deaths in NYC's Nautica Triathlon this weekend, Dr. Jordan Metzl, sports medicine physician at Hospital for Special Surgery, 28-time marathon runner, nine-time Ironman finisher, and medical columnist for Triathlete Magazine, speaks about the intensity of triathlons and the injuries that can be sustained in competition.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Wounded Warriors

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Jeremy Chwat, chief program officer at the Wounded Warrior Project, addresses the unique nature of the injuries suffered by veterans of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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The Takeaway

Pushing Injury, Pain and Violence to the Limit in American Sports

Thursday, October 21, 2010

By this point, everyone's seen the headlines. It seems like a huge number of football players are getting seriously injured this season. People are asking whether the game has become more violent than ever.

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The Takeaway

Concussions in Teens, and Potentially Irreversible Brain Damage

Monday, August 30, 2010

It's back to school time, when more kids are spending time in gym class and after-school sports. However, it's not all fun and games, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The report is called “Sport Related Concussion in Children and Adolescents,” and it reveals just how dangerous concussions can be to developing humans, interfering not only with physical health, but learning.

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