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March 09, 2005

Petra Nemcova Talks about Her Injuries

Petra Nemcova discussed her injuries with Diane Sawyer, saying, "My pelvis was broken, so my legs didn't work, but I freed my arms. I tried to pull myself and I could do it a little bit." Nemcova, whose boyfriend Simon Atlee's remains were only found this week, was swept away by the tsunami while Nemcova survived by holding onto a tree for 7 1/2 hours.

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March 02, 2005

Osteoporosis and Celiac Disease

"People suffering from the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis may also be at higher risk of having celiac disease, a condition in which people have a difficult time digesting wheat gluten."

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