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How did Henrietta Lacks revolutionize modern medicine?

February 6, 201326 min
Did the medical community wrongfully exploit the Lacks family? Listen in to learn how John Hopkins Hospital got a hold of Henrietta Lacks' "immortal" HeLa cells, how these cells transformed modern medicine and more.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit