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Can Stem Cells Really Cure Everything? 9

Stem-cell therapies promise to relieve aching joints, treat autism, even cure cancer. But without real, scientific research behind the claims, it’s hard for consumers to know if they’re buying a miracle cure or exposing themselves to snake oil. Health and science journalist Laura Beil joins host Krys Boyd to talk about an industry skirting the line between innovation and danger, which she reports on in her podcast “Bad Batch.”