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Volume XLII, Number 4. Outlook (ISSN 1042-2897) is published quarterly by Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8508, 4444 Forest Park Ave., St. Louis, MO 63108.





Rethinking Rehab
Using rigorous scientific standards, physicians are improving the effectiveness of treatments for people who have language difficulties as a result of brain injury.

Element of Risk
Gambling in all of its forms is on the rise, and researchers at Washington University are working to determine when it crosses the line from pleasure to problem.

Battle of the Bulge
Vascular surgeons at the School of Medicine are active in the treatment and research of abdominal aortic aneurysms which, when undetected and untreated, can be lethal.

The Inner Turmoil of TOS
Patients with Thoracic Outlet Syndrome have long been misdiagnosed or gone undiagnosed. Now, a combination of surgery and physical therapy allows most a full recovery.

Picture Page
A new online atlas provides collective maps of human brain folds.