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Medical News Today: Why don’t whales develop cancer, and why should we care?

Although researchers know that cancer risk increases as a person ages and gains weight, whales, the world’s largest mammals, do not experience this correlation. In fact, they are some of the animals least likely to get cancer. New research aims to find out why that is. The humpback whale (pictured) and other cetaceans have an… Read More »

Louisville’s Health Department Faces Cuts Amid City Budget Crisis – 89.3 WFPL News Louisville

On Thursday, Mayor Greg Fischer released a budget proposal that could cut $ 25 million worth of city spending in the next fiscal year. That includes a sizable chunk from the Louisville Metro Department of Health and Wellness, including shrinking the staff  and eliminating both an employee wellness program and a program that helps people… Read More »