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cause physical pain or suffering in

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Moreover, he considers how Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever is afflicting Russians, why the originally African-Asian hantavirus has appeared in the United States, and how the emergence of such diseases can be tied to global warming.
Parkinson's disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer's, afflicting about 1 percent of the population over 50 years old.
She suffers from many of the same medical conditions afflicting some two dozen veterans interviewed for this article: severe respiratory problems, short-term memory loss, bronchitis, asthma, and pneumonia.
In part, that's because most doctors were taught that hemochromatosis is uncommon, afflicting mostly white males.
Given their enviable record in other towns of afflicting the comfortable and comforting the afflicted, they're a good bet to give the Weekly a run for its money.