Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Tishri 7, 5775
How thinking outside the box can lead to medical miracles
By:
Carol Saline, Inside Magazine feature
While most scientific research follows carefully established pathways, it’s the radical detours off the beaten path that sometimes produce the most interesting medical discoveries. Here are four examples from labs in Philadelphia.
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By:
Lisa Goldwag Kassner
Do you want to be experimented on by eating sushi, salmon fillet, or bagels and lox made with a new type of salmon with eel genes in it — salmon which hasn’t been adequately tested for human consumption or environmental safety?
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By:
Diane McManus, JE Feature
With a transplant from her twin 20 years ago, Marilyn Alexander extended her life — and now works to help others with multiple myeloma.
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By:
Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
The realization that a boss or co-worker may somehow be “out to get you” can transform work into torture.
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By:
Diane McManus, JE Feature
Although some health conditions may not be life-threatening, they may require quick medical attention in order to prevent complications. But why head for the nearest hospital emergency room? Another choice is available: urgent care centers.
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