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President Barack Obamaâ€™s pick on Monday for the new US surgeon general is a rural Alabama family physician that has pledged to help support his healthcare reform agenda.
By CARYN ROUSSEAU By Caryn Rousseau The Associated Press CHICAGO A n architectural historian who studies ancient bridges and a family physician who rebuilt an Alabama health clinic after it was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina are among 25 recipients of this year's MacArthur Foundation "genius grants." The $500,000 fellowships were announced Tuesday by the Chicago- based John D.
- One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.