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How Sandy Could Affect the Election

To the Editor of The New York Times:
In Response to "Storm Propels Bloomberg Into Obama’s Corner": Government is a social contract. It has been working brilliantly in this week of Hurricane Sandy.

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Crime, Punishment and Football at Penn State

To the Sports Editor of the New York Times:
Although the N.C.A.A. punishment is significant in terms of financial repercussions for Penn State, a critical question is whether such consequences serve the most constructive purpose.

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In Defense of Antidepressants

To the Editor of The New York Times:
Dr. Procci’s advice is for the depressed patient to identify the ethical caregiver. That is not so simple in a medical care system that denies access, limits complex consultation and rewards technology and procedures.

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Heart Disease and Depression: A Critical Link

To the Editor of The New York Times:
"More Americans Seeking Help for Depression” addresses an emerging understanding of the two-way relationship between heart disease and depression. We know that depression occurs as a complication in 25 percent of heart attack victims; depression is also associated with a profoundly negative cardiac course, tripling or quadrupling the rate of heart attack recurrence and cardiac death.

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