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Stem Cell Clinics Proliferate Amid Lack of Regulation

The number of stem cell treatment centers has exploded in recent years, although critics say the clinics may offer questionable medical value for a wide range of ailments.

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The number of stem cell treatment centers has exploded in recent years – from a handful in 2010 to more than 170 now – although critics say the clinics may offer questionable medical value for a wide range of ailments. In the absence of federal regulations governing their operation, clinics claim the therapy benefits everything from Parkinson’s disease to asthma. (The Associated Press)

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