Pervasive hype, both overly positive and overly negative hurts us all. Dr. Feel Good and Chicken Little have no place at the table of social or health policy of such gravity to our lives and the lives of those we love.

The truth, as it usually does, resides in the middle. Most cellular therapies are treatments at best. Few are curative. Science is out there to support many treatments, but it comes mostly from other countries. Though they’ve been successfully treating their citizens (and ours as well) for years, we don’t particularly care about their supporting data.