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Siblings who have had five hearts between them now compete in Transplant Games

Rachael Moffat was a quiet little girl, preferring to stay indoors and do colouring while big brother Stephen charged about playing football. Her parents, Andy and Mary, thought their youngest child was just a “girly girl”. But when Rachael started school and kept falling asleep, they began to worry. It was the start of an… Read More »

A Judge Rules Against One Stem-Cell Clinic. There Are Hundreds of Them.

A judicial ruling this month that will stop questionable stem-cell treatments at a clinic in Florida is widely seen as a warning to a flourishing industry that has attracted huge numbers of patients, who pay thousands of dollars for unproven, risky procedures. But with little regulatory oversight for the hundreds of clinics operating these lucrative… Read More »

Pelosi Unveils Her Health Care Priorities and How She’ll Get Them Passed

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has laid out her legislative plans to tackle numerous health care issues. As the Associated Press reports, priorities include holding hearings on “Medicare for all” and bolstering the financial aid available to families purchasing health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or Obamacare). Another priority is reducing the… Read More »