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Author J.K. Rowling Makes Huge Gift for MS Research

Recovery Unplugged: Saving Lives With Music in the Mile High City

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has made a substantial donation for research into the treatment of multiple sclerosis at a center named after her late mother.

After Bankruptcy Filing, Purdue Pharma May Not Be Off Hook

After Bankruptcy Filing, Purdue Pharma May Not Be Off Hook

By Geoff Mulvihill | Sep 16
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation's opioid crisis as the company filed for bankruptcy protection late Sunday night, part of a move to settle some 2,600 lawsuits.

Democrats Discussed 'Medicare for All' at Debate, But What About 'Healthy Food for All'?

Democrats Discussed 'Medicare for All' at Debate, But What About 'Healthy Food for All'?

Sep 16
The 10 Democrats who took the debate stage on Sept. 12 discussed many critical issues, from health care and climate change. But one important topic they didn't discuss was access to healthy food.

Tony-Winner and Women's Health Advocate Phyllis Newman Dies

Tony-Winner and Women's Health Advocate Phyllis Newman Dies

By Mark Kennedy | Sep 16
Phyllis Newman, a Tony Award-winning Broadway veteran who became the first woman to host "The Tonight Show" before turning her attention to fight for women's health, has died. She was 86.

Rise in Health Uninsured May Be Linked to Immigrants' Fears

Rise in Health Uninsured May Be Linked to Immigrants' Fears

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 16
the new numbers suggest that fears of the Trump administration's immigration crackdown may be a significant factor in the slippage.

Vaping Likely Has Dangers That Could Take Years For Scientists to Know About

Vaping Likely Has Dangers That Could Take Years For Scientists to Know About

Sep 15
Many people don't know what is contained in these vaping devices, what the reported health effects actually mean, and, most importantly, why all of this developed so quickly, considering that e-cigarettes have only been popular for fewer than 10 years.

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A Gene-Editing First: Scientists Tried CRISPR to Fight HIV

A Gene-Editing First: Scientists Tried CRISPR to Fight HIV

By Marilynn Marchione | Sep 12
Scientists are reporting the first use of the gene-editing tool CRISPR to try to cure a patient's HIV infection by providing blood cells that were altered to resist the AIDS virus.


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Live Your 'Wellest' This Fall in Greater Palm Springs

Live Your 'Wellest' This Fall in Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs has more than 300 days of sunshine per year, and come autumn when those desert temperatures begin to drop, there's no better time to create your own wellness retreat. Here's our essential guide to get you started.