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Recovery Unplugged: Saving Lives With Music in the Mile High City
Author J.K. Rowling Makes Huge Gift for MS Research
Live Your 'Wellest' This Fall in Greater Palm Springs

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Author J.K. Rowling Makes Huge Gift for MS Research

Recovery Unplugged: Saving Lives With Music in the Mile High City

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has made a substantial donation for research into the treatment of multiple sclerosis at a center named after her late mother.

Vaping Likely Has Dangers That Could Take Years For Scientists to Know About

Vaping Likely Has Dangers That Could Take Years For Scientists to Know About

Sep 15
Many people don't know what is contained in these vaping devices, what the reported health effects actually mean, and, most importantly, why all of this developed so quickly, considering that e-cigarettes have only been popular for fewer than 10 years.

New Study Shows Staggering Connection Between Transgender Conversion Therapy and Suicide Attempts

New Study Shows Staggering Connection Between Transgender Conversion Therapy and Suicide Attempts

Sep 14
A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry found that exposure to attempts by professionals to change a person's gender identity from transgender to cisgender is associated with a range of adverse mental health outcomes, including suicide attempts.

A Plan to Monitor the Mentally Ill? History and Stigma Reveal Insights

A Plan to Monitor the Mentally Ill? History and Stigma Reveal Insights

Sep 14
In the wake of the latest mass shooting in Texas, news agencies, politicians and pundits searched for explanations and solutions.

Author J.K. Rowling Makes Huge Gift for MS Research

Author J.K. Rowling Makes Huge Gift for MS Research

Sep 13
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has made a substantial donation for research into the treatment of multiple sclerosis at a center named after her late mother.

Scientists Rethink Alzheimer's, Diversifying the Drug Search

Scientists Rethink Alzheimer's, Diversifying the Drug Search

By Laura Neergaard | Sep 13
With more money — the government had a record $2.4 billion to spend on Alzheimer's research this year — the focus has shifted to exploring multiple novel ways of attacking a disease now considered too complex for a one-size-fits-all solution.

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A Gene-Editing First: Scientists Tried CRISPR to Fight HIV

A Gene-Editing First: Scientists Tried CRISPR to Fight HIV

By Marilynn Marchione | Sep 12
Scientists are reporting the first use of the gene-editing tool CRISPR to try to cure a patient's HIV infection by providing blood cells that were altered to resist the AIDS virus.


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Groupons for Medical Treatment? Welcome to Today's U.S. Healthcare

Groupons for Medical Treatment? Welcome to Today's U.S. Healthcare

Emory University medical fellow Dr. Nicole Herbst was shocked when she saw three patients who came in with abnormal results from chest CT scans they had bought on Groupon.

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Live Your 'Wellest' This Fall in Greater Palm Springs

Live Your 'Wellest' This Fall in Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs has more than 300 days of sunshine per year, and come autumn when those desert temperatures begin to drop, there's no better time to create your own wellness retreat. Here's our essential guide to get you started.