Healthy Living

Sat-Fat Bait And Switch

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The pattern of provocations, proclamations and click-bait innuendo related to saturated fat is fairly clear to anyone who reads past the headlines. It’s entirely clear to anyone who actually reads the studies that are blithely cited, and routinely misrepresented, in a show of pseudo-erudition (look at me; I can cite a scientific paper!).

Henrietta Lacks' Cells May Be Responsible For The Future Of Medicine

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When Henrietta Lacks, a 31-year-old black woman from Virginia, sought treatment for stomach pain at Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1951, doctors discovered a fast-growing cancerous tumor on Lacks’ cervix.

Henrietta Lacks' Cells Are Still Helping Protect Women From Cervical Cancer

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When Henrietta Lacks was being treated for cervical cancer more than 60 years ago, her cells were taken for medical research without her consent.

Uninsured Americans Are Just 1 Traumatic Injury Away From Financial Ruin

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(Reuters Health) - When a badly injured patient rolls into the emergency room, Dr.