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Dreamhost CEO’s Heartbreaking Home Birth Story

All you can hope for in this case is that your story stops someone else from making the same mistakes.

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Doctors Save Girl’s Hand By Grafting It To Her Leg For 3 Months

This is exciting and very future:

In July, nine-year-old Ming Li lost her hand in a tractor accident. Her arm was too damaged to reattach it, so they grafted it to her leg instead. Three months later, her hand’s back on her arm and regaining function.

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Dr. Andrew Wakefield Struck from Medical Register in The UK

The man who first “showed” a link between MMR vaccinations and autism in the 90s is finally being dealt with. Good news for children everywhere:

The General Medical Council found Dr Andrew Wakefield guilty of serious professional misconduct over the way he carried out his controversial research.

If you don’t know the backstory, The Facts In The Case Of Dr. Andrew Wakefield is as good a place to start as any.

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Today’s Dose Of Future

Inspired by a standard office inkjet printer, U.S. researchers have rigged up a device that can spray skin cells directly onto burn victims, quickly protecting and healing their wounds as an alternative to skin grafts.

Sprays skin cells.

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Stem Cell Transplant Patient HIV-Free

A 42-year-old HIV patient with leukemia continues to show no signs of HIV in his blood, two years after a stem cell transplant from a donor with a gene mutation that confers natural resistance to the virus that causes AIDS.

But, you know, we can’t pursue this technology too quickly, because of Jesus or what the fuck ever.