Father Tomasz Trafny of the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Culture and Dr. Robin Smith, the CEO of NeoStem, last year announced a partnership to explore adult stem cell research.

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Vatican To Host Stem Cell Research Conference

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More people end up in the emergency room from overdosing on Vicodin, pictured here, and other prescription painkillers, than heroin or cocaine, a government report says.

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Addiction: When You Fear It's Just A Matter Of Time

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In Florida, Mentally Ill Suffer Abuse And Neglect

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Will Obama's Executive Order Alleviate Drug Shortages?

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Obama Targets Prescription Drug Shortage

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