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cause physical pain or suffering in

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I remember one old-timer in particular, a Tijuana bureau chief for a San Diego paper, rousing a workshop of young journalists of color with his passionate invocation of a familiar reporters' mantra: "to afflict the comfortable and comfort the afflicted.
But overcrowded classes and dilapidated buildings do not afflict everyone.
Throughout the book Nessan struggles with the relation between law and gospel, when to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.
Gulf War Syndrome, or Desert Fever as it is often called in Britain, is a set of some four dozen disabling, sometimes life-threatening medical conditions that afflict thousands of soldiers who fought in the war, as well as their offspring, their spouses, and medical professionals who treated them.
There is currently no effective treatment for these conditions which, in the aggregate, afflict over six million people in the U.
HOLLYWOOD - Matt Gould has a noble cause: to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.
From islet cell transplants for diabetes to rare disease research to breakthroughs in treating blindness, we are moving closer to finding cures that afflict millions of people.
The commonly held belief that head lice only afflict dirty children is a misconception, said Suzanne Rue, the Los Angeles Unified School District communicable disease-control nurse.
The G viruses commonly afflict people in West Africa, and so does Mooren's ulcer.
It establishes these particles as infectious agents that are closely tied to calcification diseases which afflict tens of millions of people.
The animal suffered from a type of pneumonia that often afflicts children with AIDS and from skin tumors that resemble those seen in Kaposi's sarcoma, the bluish-colored growths that often afflict people with AIDS.
Texas researchers report developing the first animal model for a group of debilitating arthritic diseases that afflict an estimated 200,000 people in the United States.
Sleeping sickness afflicts half a million people and threatens more than 60 million in sub-Saharan Africa.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which is charged with administration of the Orphan Drug Act, provides orphan drug designation when the targeted disease afflicts 200,00 or fewer Americans and no satisfactory therapy exists to combat the disease.