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Bernadine Healy Dies

Bernadine Healy, former director of the National Institutes of Health, has died from brain cancer, reports The New York Times. She was 67. Healy, who led the agency from 1991 to 1993, was the first female NIH director. When James Watson left his post as head of the National Human Genome Research Institute, Healy chose current NIH Director Francis Collins as his replacement, ScienceInsider reports.

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