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A LEGACY OF CURES: VOTE YES! on Prop 14

By Don C. Reed What legacy do we leave our children and grandchildren? From me, not a lot: when I am gone my children and grand-kids will inherit whatever portion of my house that’s not mortgaged, that’s about it. But one thing you and I together can leave, which the...

WE DID IT BEFORE — AND WE CAN DO IT AGAIN!

By Don C. Reed Remember that World War II battle song — “We did it before, and we can do it again, yes, we can do it again, we did it before — and we’ll do it again!” We DID do it before, remember? In 2003–2004 we fought the great Proposition 71 stem cell battle, and...

R U LATINX? Have Diabetes/Kidney disease? Vote YES! on Prop 14

By Senator Art Torres, (Retd.) and Don C. Reed If you are LatinX, like my late wife Gloria, it is vital to encourage your family, friends, and especially your groups or organizations—to vote YES! on Proposition 14, the California Stem Cell Research, Treatments, and...

HEARING LOSS vs. THE CALIFORNIA STEM CELL PROGRAM

HEARING LOSS vs. THE CALIFORNIA STEM CELL PROGRAM

By Don C. Reed What are your favorite sounds… I know one of mine. It was Winter in Pennsylvania. I was out of work and hungry. Every day I would check out the Day Labor office and see if there was a couple hours work unloading a van for minimum wage. One week I made...

FIGHTING BREAST CANCER: Another Reason to Vote YES! on Prop 14

FIGHTING BREAST CANCER: Another Reason to Vote YES! on Prop 14

By Don C. Reed In the movie THE FAMILY STONE, Dianne Keaton’s character had a double mastectomy — amputation for breast cancer. I heard later that the actress had fought hard to retain that shocking scene, which made breast cancer real for millions. (1) The impact on...

THE SECOND-MOST IMPORTANT MATTER ON THE BALLOT: Prop 14!!!

THE SECOND-MOST IMPORTANT MATTER ON THE BALLOT: Prop 14!!!

by Don C. Reed The most important matter on the ballot is of course the Presidency; but I am a Democrat, so no surprises there. My concern is for the second most important issue. Here’s why: On November 3rd, California faces a life/death stem cell decision. Life and...

BLOOD, BLOOD, BLOOD: Why We Need Proposition 14

BLOOD, BLOOD, BLOOD: Why We Need Proposition 14

By Don C. Reed As a kid, I spent a lot of time in hospital. Nurses were a big part of my life. Most were kind. But one was not a friend to children who asked too many questions… I remember the day when a newcomer on a wheeled bed was shoved in next to mine: a pale...

Don Reed's NEW BOOK - - "REVOLUTIONARY THERAPIES!"

How the California Stem Cell Program Saved Lives, Eased Suffering -
and Changed the Face of Medicine Forever

By Don C. Reed, World Scientific Publishing, March 20th, 2020

Chronic diseasethreatens the world.
In America alone, more than 100 million children and adults suffer chronic (long-lasting or incurable) diseases. These are not empty statistics, but people we know, members of your family and mine...

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