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Brain test detects awareness in "Vegetative" Patient

A recent story in the New York Times indicated that doctors at two hospitals in Europe detected signs of awareness in three severely brain-injured people who supposedly were in a "vegetative state." A vegetative state generally means that someone has no awareness of their surroundings. The doctors used brain wave patters on an EEG test to reach their conclusions.

Early Snow Storm Blamed for Three Deaths

The early and unexpected snowstorms in the northeast over this past weekend led to at least three deaths in Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Massachusetts. One death occurred when a tree heavily ladened with snow collapsed and fell into a house killing an occupant. Another person died when he touched a guardrail that had been energized by downed power lines.

Early Snow Storm Blamed for Three Deaths

The early and unexpected snowstorms in the northeast over this past weekend led to at least three deaths in Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Massachusetts. One death occurred when a tree heavily ladened with snow collapsed and fell into a house killing an occupant. Another person died when he touched a guardrail that had been energized by downed power lines.

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