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Change Happens

Margaret Anderson | Posted 12.29.2014 | Science
Margaret Anderson

You don't have to look far in medical and scientific research today to feel the shifting sands and see signs of change. At times it seems we are simultaneously tilling the soil with a set of old yet tried and true tools while making new ones. Each year, as my organization prepares to bring together leaders in medical research, we confront all of this change head on.

"The Doctor's Dilemma"

Joseph Cooper | Posted 12.14.2014 | Books
Joseph Cooper

Despite all that bile, the dilemmas portrayed in Shaw's 1906 play might inform some thinking about how we distribute decontamination equipment and intensive-care teams; how we allocate protective gear, bio-containment facilities, isolation rooms, and life-saving vaccines.

5 Strange Hangover Cures That Really Work

Liquor.com | Posted 08.20.2014 | Taste
Liquor.com

Boiled tripe soup in Romania, for example, or pickled herring in Germany.

Applying Current Technology to Positively Change Disability for Tomorrow

Trisha Lynn Sprayberry | Posted 08.03.2014 | Impact
Trisha Lynn Sprayberry

While we as a society were dreaming of that better future for all, one without injury, disease, or disability, we completely dropped the ball for those with disabilities now, who aren't fortunate enough to be rich and/or famous.

A Dad, an Animal Rights Protest and the Exploitation of Children

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
Jon Hotchkiss

On Friday, April 25th, 2014, I witnessed the inappropriate political use of several elementary school age children.

Medical Research: Don't Let This Pillar of National Pride Crumble

Claire Pomeroy | Posted 10.14.2013 | Impact
Claire Pomeroy

Americans believe medical research is important for reducing healthcare costs and feel the current spending on biomedical research is insufficient. The message is clear, yet America's voices are not being heard in the budget deficit reduction debate.

12 Cures For Your Summertime Blues

Posted 08.03.2013 | Healthy Living

By Anne Krueger It's summertime, and the livin' is easy. At least that's what you've been led to believe based on songs and film -- and your frie...

Science, Cures and All the Stuff In Between

Margaret Anderson | Posted 08.27.2013 | Science
Margaret Anderson

The outlook for science has never been brighter -- we know more today than ever before about the molecular basis for thousands of diseases that impact millions of patients -- but the outlook for funding has also never been bleaker.

How to Cure Hiccups

John R. Talbott | Posted 07.12.2013 | Comedy
John R. Talbott

I can't remember who first showed me how to cure hiccups. I know it was late in life, sometime in my late thirties. The cure came too late to help me. But, ever since then I have been enormously grateful.

My Childhood Cancer Road Map - Epilogue

Jonathan Agin | Posted 06.18.2013 | Impact
Jonathan Agin

The manner in which we as a country have been attacking the cancer problem is not working. Cancer still takes kids from their families on a daily, weekly and yearly basis and the incidence rates are not lessening. That is unacceptable.

Need Cures? Who Ya Gonna Call?

Margaret Anderson | Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Anderson

While we need to celebrate the success stories in medical research that allow us to carry on our lives, we have more work to do. We must ensure that we continue to have a robust flow of scientific discoveries that we can then translate into better health.

Deadly Virus Can Be Vanquished, Monkey Study Shows

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 06.20.2012 | Science

Canadian scientists may be on the verge of finding a cure for Ebola after an experimental drug "cocktail" apparently cured monkeys infected with the d...

Top 10 Medical Research Trends To Watch In 2010

Margaret Anderson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Anderson

Here are the top 10 medical research trends to watch for in 2010.

Natural Cures Women Should Know

health.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Because women are the biggest users of supplements, it's critical that they know which ones really work. To make safe and effective buys, try this age...

The Fierce Urgency of Now: Why the Obama Administration Must Appoint an NIH Director Committed to Cures

Lou Weisbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lou Weisbach

There must be a place in the NIH where the discovery of knowledge is focused on preventing or curing the diseases of our loved ones.

The Next Wonder Drug? Just Ask Mother Nature

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

I talk with scientific researchers every day, and can't help but notice a growing trend: what was once relegated to the realm of naturopaths, witchdoc...