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Are Clinical Trial Participants Really Human Guinea Pigs?

Where did the term “guinea pig” come from? Dating back to the late 1800s, a German doctor by the name of Robert Koch began using these loveable creatures while conducting tests to prove which agents were responsible for bacterial diseases such as anthrax. Guinea pigs proved to be most effective for testing because of their …

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COPD: Don’t Take a Single Breath For Granted.

“I hope you never take one single breath for granted,” says Lee Ann Womack in her country hit, I Hope You Dance. She expresses the importance of living life to the fullest. So many of us take the simple act of breathing for granted; but for those with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, taking …

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