Your Health Depends on More Than Your DNA

Your Health Depends on More Than Your DNA

HIRE ME Illustration by Chris Gash Your Health Depends on More Than Your DNA By Koren Wetmore | In some not-too-distant future, your health risks and medical problems may be investigated and pieced together like crime scenes. Your health care provider will collect key...
Microsurgery Rebuilds Lives After Trauma

Microsurgery Rebuilds Lives After Trauma

HIRE ME Illustration by Chris Gash Microsurgery Rebuilds Lives After Trauma By Koren Wetmore | As a machinist, Jose Manzo uses his hands a lot. When he had a serious accident with a machine press at work—losing three fingers, a thumb and part of his palm—he feared the...
The Natural Superbug Cure No One is Telling You About

The Natural Superbug Cure No One is Telling You About

The Natural Superbug Cure No One is Telling You About By Koren Wetmore | Laura Roberts clutched her Bible in her lap and gazed out the plane window at the wispy clouds below. She turned to her brother, Andrew, seated beside her and smiled, not wanting to worry him....
Building Immunity Against Cancer

Building Immunity Against Cancer

HIRE ME Building Immunity Against Cancer By Koren Wetmore | If immunologist Olivera Finn’s hunch is right, you may one day trade your colonoscopy for a shot that prevents colon cancer. Even more exciting, the vaccine her team is working on might be able to protect you...
Bringing Health to the Hurting

Bringing Health to the Hurting

HIRE ME Bringing Health to the Hurting By Koren Wetmore | Mothers carry emaciated children, many unconscious or in comas, through the doors of the Botswana-Baylor Children’s Clinical Centre of Excellence. Bones jut starkly from their small, brown frames, their bodies...