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Brian MacMahon, an epidemiologist; at 84

BRIAN MACMAHON BRIAN MACMAHON
By Bryan Marquard
Globe Staff / December 9, 2007

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Dr. Brian MacMahon enjoyed grafting an unexpected phrase onto an otherwise dry sentence. In one research paper, he referred to a medical quirk as "the joker in the pack" - not a standard description in a scientific journal. (Full article: 966 words)

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