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U.K. doctors use stem cells to restore patients’ eyesight

Doctors in the United Kingdom have restored the eyesight of two patients suffering from a common form of vision loss by treating them with stem cells.<p>…

What are the Side Effects of a Stem Cell Transplant?

A stem cell transplant is an infusion of healthy stem cells. Stem cells are located within the bone marrow and are the cells from which all other …

Chikungunya is on the move

A crippling virus has slipped its bonds in Africa and Asia and is invading whole new continents faster than people can learn to pronounce its name. …

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The future of cancer treatment is based on a medical miracle: cancers that melt away on their own

Precision medicine has been sold as customizing treatments for patients, matching drugs to disease-causing genes that just a few thousand or even …

These Grisly 19th-Century Medical Drawings Will Horrify You

Shoutout to modern medicine 😬<p>While modern-day surgery carries risks, it's nothing compared to the agony of going under the knife before the advent of anesthesia in 1846, when John Collins Warren performed the first successful operation using ether gas as an anesthetic at Massachusetts General …

Your Inner Wimp is Sabotaging Your Business Success

<i>"I see her as the little girl I once was, playing with a Barbie dream house in the bedroom I had as a child. And she speaks to me with the innocence of a child and all the wisdom of an 80 year old screw-fear-been-there-and-done-it-all badass..."</i><p>Did you ever have an amazing opportunity right in …

Parents share video of baby's last days to promote whooping cough vaccination

Catherine and Greg Hughes, whose son Riley died of the disease in March, want all pregnant woman to be offered booster shots<p>The parents of a one-month-old baby boy, Riley Hughes, who died from whooping cough in March, have shared a devastating video of his last few days of life, which shows how the …

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Employee & Community Health

National Geographic 'aging' segment features ECH<p>1/11/2016 by Dr. Sarah Crane<p>Why do we age? Can aging be slowed? How can we live well while we age? …