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Becca Kufrin Shut Down a Slut-Shaming Instagram Troll Who Commented About Her Relationship with Thomas Jacobs

Things Becca Kufrin is here for: Music festivals. Silly IG videos. Her relationship with Thomas Jacobs (which is still going strong as hell, tyvm). Things Becca Kufrin is decidedly *not* here for: Trolls. Slut-shaming. Letting slut-shaming from trolls go unchecked. The former Bachelorette and recent Bachelor in Paradise alum took to Instagram on Saturday to… Read More »

Why it’s important for physicians to talk about death

For most care providers, having conversations about end of life comes with certain challenges. Most medical education prioritizes diagnosis and treatment of illness with the goal of extending life; therefore, it can be quite difficult to acknowledge when curing illness or prolonging life are no longer achievable goals. On top of that, it’s certainly not… Read More »

CRISPR gene editing tech lead to new insights about hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the most common of all genetic heart diseases and is the leading cause of sudden cardiac death. It is characterized by an abnormal thickening of the heart muscle, which over time can lead to cardiac dysfunction and, ultimately, heart failure. A paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of… Read More »