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Drug Companies and Doctors Battle Over the Future of Fecal Transplants

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — There’s a new war raging in health care, with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake and thousands of lives in the balance. The battle, pitting drug companies against doctors and patient advocates, is being fought over the unlikeliest of substances: human excrement. The clash is over the future of fecal microbiota… Read More »

'I’m not made of stone, I’m made of a lot of stones… I’m a human' – Trisha Lewis (30) on mean comments thrown at her over her weight

Trisha Lewis on the Late Late Show. Photo: RTE ‘I’m not made of stone, I’m made of a lot of stones… I’m a human’ – Trisha Lewis (30) on mean comments thrown at her over her weight Independent.ie An Irish woman who has lost 96 pounds in less than a year has spoken of the… Read More »

In a Children’s Theater Program, Drama Over a Peanut Allergy – The New York Times

TURNERS FALLS, Mass. — It seemed like the perfect setting for a shy, thoughtful 10-year-old boy’s first steps on stage: a kids’ Shakespeare program that doesn’t hold auditions, guarantees everyone a substantial speaking role, emphasizes community, and excludes no one. Unless, as Mason Wicks-Lim and his mother Ali discovered, you have a life-threatening nut allergy.… Read More »