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“I Want My Prostate Back” article wins 2011 American Society of Magazine Editors award

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A Men’s Health article by Laurence Roy Stains won an ASME award for personal service.  Entitled, “I Want My Prostate Back,” the article’s subhead mentions robotic surgery, the ensuing sexual dysfunction, and the nagging question, “Was it all a monstrous mistake?”

Other magazine award winners included:


  • A New Yorker column by Atul Gawande, “Letting Go: What should medicine do when it can’t save your life?”


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