Tag Archives: over

Opponents to California's dialysis ballot win over voters with $111 million raised

California voters have rejected a ballot measure to cap off dialysis profits. The measure, known as Proposition 8, is believed to be the statewide ballot that has featured the most spending by one side, with the dialysis industry and other medical coalitions setting aside $ 111 million to defeat it. The measure called for limiting… Read More »

Studies raise questions over how epigenetic information is inherited

Evidence has been building in recent years that our diet, our habits or traumatic experiences can have consequences for the health of our children — and even our grandchildren. The explanation that has gained most currency for how this occurs is so-called ‘epigenetic inheritance’ — patterns of chemical ‘marks’ on or around our DNA that… Read More »