Person-centered care

Person-centered care is a current buzz word in health care. In one article, the core of person-centered care is described in this way: “patients are known as persons in context of their own social worlds, listened to, informed, respected, and involved in their care – and their wishes are honored (but not mindlessly enacted) during …

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Teenager discovers that different cancer vaccines are needed for young adults versus elderly

A 19-year-old African-American college student from Chicago has already made some major breakthroughs in colon cancer research and is determined to find a cure.  Keven Stonewall started an internship in a university lab while he was still in high school and developed an experiment to test a colon cancer vaccine after seeing his close friend’s …

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