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Boston Victims Get Free Prosthetics

Industry group offers to help those whose insurance won't pay enough

(Newser) - People who lost limbs in the Boston Marathon bombing don't need to worry about paying for prosthetics if they aren't covered by insurance, an industry group has pledged. The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association has promised to supply prosthetics and initial services for the estimated 20 to 25... More »

Uggs Not Made for Walking?

Philly doc rips popular boot design

(Newser) - The ubiquitous Ugg boots could be causing serious damage to people's feet, according to at least one expert. A Philadelphia foot doctor has been treating patients suffering from the boots’ lack of foot and ankle support, he tells local KYW News radio. He makes special inserts for Ugg wearers, and... More »

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