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The cover story reports on integrative medicine and the future of health care, and this issue's Q&A features Ian Coulter, who holds the RAND/Samueli Institute Chair in Policy for Integrative Medicine. A second feature — "Taking the American Pulse" — describes the RAND American Life Panel, a nationally representative, probability-based panel of more than 6,000 members ages 18 and older who are regularly interviewed over the internet for research purposes. This issue's Voices column features a commentary by Jack Riley and colleagues from the Pacific Council on International Policy, who recommend replacing military judges with federal judges in order to expedite the process of resolving open cases at the prison on Guantánamo Bay. The POV column features Gayle Tzemach Lemmon on women soldiers on the special ops battlefield. The Giving column profiles Sesame Street creator Lloyd Morrisett, a former RAND trustee and chairman of the board and longtime supporter.

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