Great article on how and why cancer happens. Written by one of the world’s experts on the genetics of cancer, the most striking take away is about how our bodies have evolved to have multiple tools that actually fend off cancer. 130 more words
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This is embarrassing. We’ve become a nation of incompetents.
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Despite an explosion of fitness advice from TV shows, blogs, books and online experts, a basic knowledge of health and exercise still eludes most Americans, according to a poll.
Originally posted by http://www.STLPublicRadio.org
By: Marshall Griffin
Missouri’s only state-run mental hospital has updated its non-discrimination practices to include gender identity.
That’s despite the fact that Missouri’s legal definition of discrimination does not include or protect sexual orientation or sexual identity. 214 more words
A very cool interactive tool from the Commonwealth Fund on the variations in spending and quality around the U.S.
Sadly, people in my state, Missouri, spend more and get lower quality care. 90 more words