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  • Virtual colonoscopy catches more cancers

    Virtual colonoscopy catches more cancers
    Colonoscopy is an important tool to detect colorectal cancer. In recent years, virtual colonoscopy, which involves a CT scan of the colon instead of the invasive, optical inspection of the colon, has been shown to be as effective as traditional...
  • Easton native dies of war wounds

    An Easton native who was serving with the Army in Afghanistan died Friday of wounds he suffered March 27 when his vehicle was hit by a bomb. Sgt. Sean M. Durkin, 24, of Aurora, Colo., died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., according...
  • An ordinary boy, an extraordinary soldier

    At the church, an overhead projector beamed a slide show of moments in Sean Durkin's life, all the more poignant for being so ordinary: snapshots from the beach, a birthday party, a backyard football game. They could have been portraits of any American...
  • Fort Eustis mourns lost soldier

    When the 89th Transportation Company received orders to deliver medical supplies and other equipment to a Marine Corps unit near Najaf, Iraq, Army Spc. Raymond J. Faulstich Jr. volunteered to drive. "He knew the risks and he still volunteered," 1st Lt....
  • Potent Mixture: Zoloft & A Rifle

    When Army Sgt. 1st Class Mark C. Warren was diagnosed with depression soon after his deployment to Iraq, a military doctor handed him a supply of the mood-altering drug Effexor. Marine Pfc. Robert Allen Guy was given Zoloft to relieve the depression he...
  • Still Suffering, But Redeployed

    Eight months ago, Staff Sgt. Bryce Syverson was damaged goods, so unsteady that doctors at Walter Reed Army Medical Center wouldn't let him wear socks or a belt. Syverson, 27, had landed in the psychiatric unit at Walter Reed after a breakdown that...