Three women suffered severe, permanent eye damage after stem cells were injected into their eyes, in an unproven treatment at a loosely regulated clinic in Florida, doctors reported in an article published Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine

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Throughout our history, particularly recently, the human race has looked far and wide to answer a complex question — what is a good death? With so many life-sustaining technologies now able to keep us alive almost indefinitely, many believe that a “natural” death is a good one

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Cattle that can crank out human antibodies are being tested as a first line of defense against infectious diseases

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Scientists on Monday will urge the Food and Drug Administration to crack down on rogue clinics across the country that market stem cell treatments for a dizzying array of ailments from autism to paralysis to erectile dysfunction

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It’s ladies night at the Centennial Gun Club. More than 80 women are here for safety instruction and target practice. Tonight the club is offering more than shooting. The women rotate through the firing range, and in another large room, they hear a sobering presentation from emergency room doctor Emmy Betz. She’s part of a collaboration between gun shops and public health leaders in the state to help prevent suicide

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Controversial US guidelines attempt to rein in rogue stem-cell clinics

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A regulatory loophole allows businesses to offer potentially ineffective or harmful treatments, a researcher warns

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Before behavioral therapy is tried. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday that three in four young kids diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are put on medicines

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