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Special Stem Cell Treatment for Spinal Cord Injuries Shows Promise

May 24
A group of patients with the most severe spinal cord injuries have seen improvement after undergoing an experimental treatment that uses stem cells in the damaged areas.

Study Shows Link Between AIDS and Tobacco

By EDGE | May 23
A new paper comprehensively explores and analyzes the historical involvement of tobacco companies during the early days of the response to the AIDS epidemic.

UCLA Study Shows Funding For PEPFAR Drops 33%  

By EDGE | May 23
PEPFAR, whose mission is to help save the lives of people around the world living with HIV and AIDS has seen a steep drop in funding for an important part of its budget.

Elderly Book End-of-Life Talks Once Labeled 'Death Panels'

By Matt Sedensky | May 23
"Any distrust people have about, 'What is this?' really disappears when patients sit down and find out this is about empowering them."

CDC Warns of Possible Public Pool Health Threats

May 23
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning about hazards at public swimming pools.

Protest Anniversary Shows Splintered Anti-Abortion Movement

May 22
As the anti-abortion movement prepares to mark a key anniversary, it has splintered into disaffected factions that indicate a shifting political and legal landscape of the abortion debate.

Man Charged With Butt Injections That Killed Patient

May 22
A Venezuelan man was charged with administering buttocks-enhancement injections that killed a Miami woman in 2013.

What You Should Know About Pollen, Allergies and Relief

May 22
Seasonal allergies, also known as hay fever, affect more than 25 million Americans each year.

A Heroin Addict's Emotional First Days in Rehab

May 21
In the second part of a "CBS Evening News" series on the heroin epidemic gripping the U.S., Jason Amaral, an addict in Boston, goes through his first day of rehab.

Climate Change and the Migration of Infectious Diseases Like Zika

By EDGE | May 20
Dr. Bill Miller looks at the spread of Zika, Chikungunya virus and others in our modern time.

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