Health and Wellness News

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Creating Immune Cells to Help Kill Cancer

Wendell Lim, PhD, thinks about engineering cells the way others think about building with Legos. That approach to science has led to a cancer-fighting, cell-engineering idea that is taking Silicon Valley by storm.  Check out this short video to see how Wendell has put on this pioneering path. CLICK HERE to read full article from […]

Act FAST

Did you know? Stroke kills about 140,000 Americans each year—that’s 1 out of every 20 deaths. Someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds. Every 4 minutes, someone dies of stroke. Every year, more than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke. About 610,000 of these are first or new strokes. About 185,00 strokes—nearly 1 of 4—are […]

WOMEN AND OPTIMISM

CAN A HEALTHY OUTLOOK LEAD TO A HEALTHY HEART? You can find the original article HERE. Is it possible that having a positive outlook can have a positive effect on your health? Experts say “yes.” One U.S. study of nearly 100,000 postmenopausal women found that “optimists were less likely than pessimists to develop coronary heart disease […]

McLean Hospital Horizons Publication

McLean Hospital is one of L3 Health Alliance partners, check out their latest news below. Philanthropy Drives Research in Geriatric Psychiatry Like so often in philanthropy, the Rogers Family Foundation’s giving began with the personal and grew into something far-reaching and sustaining. Donors Foster Connection between Spirituality and Mental Heath Dr. David H. Rosmarin’s mission […]

Update from our Health Alliance Partner, UCSF

April 2016 PHILANTHROPY Bluestone to Head New Parker Cancer Immunotherapy Institute The Parker Foundation with a $250 million grant has launched the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, a collaboration among more than 40 labs and 300 researchers from the nation’s leading cancer centers. Among the six centers is UC San Francisco, and UCSF’s Jeff Bluestone, […]