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Genetic Mutations In Father’s Sperm Can Predict Children’s Autism Risk

Genetic Mutations In Father’s Sperm Can Predict Children’s Autism Risk

Genetic Mutations In Father’s Sperm Can Predict Children’s Autism Risk There’s no question that autism can be traced to a combination of genetic and environmental factors. One genetic contributor in

Federal Legal Age to Buy Tobacco Products Officially Raised to 21

Federal Legal Age to Buy Tobacco Products Officially Raised to 21

Federal Legal Age to Buy Tobacco Products Officially Raised to 21 On Friday, President Donald Trump signed a $1.4 trillion spending package that, on top of many things, raises the

Congress Voted to Raise the Tobacco-Buying Age to 21. Here’s What That Could Do to the Vaping Industry

Congress Voted to Raise the Tobacco-Buying Age to 21. Here’s What That Could Do to the Vaping Industry

Congress Voted to Raise the Tobacco-Buying Age to 21. Here’s What That Could Do to the Vaping Industry Congress this week passed perhaps the most dramatic change to U.S. tobacco

Half of the U.S. Population Will Be Obese by 2030

Half of the U.S. Population Will Be Obese by 2030

Half of the U.S. Population Will Be Obese by 2030 Obesity continues to be a serious health problem in the U.S., contributing to heart disease, diabetes, joint disorders and even

Losing Weight May Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Losing Weight May Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Losing Weight May Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer Excess body weight is an established risk factor for breast cancer. Research suggests that’s because too much body fat can elevate

Why Your 2020 New Year’s Health or Fitness Resolution Might be Proven Outdated by 2030

Why Your 2020 New Year’s Health or Fitness Resolution Might be Proven Outdated by 2030

Why Your 2020 New Year’s Health or Fitness Resolution Might be Proven Outdated by 2030 Each year, as the calendar turns from December to January, millions of people make resolutions.

Low-Dose Aspirin May Not Reduce Heart Risks for Black Americans, Study Finds

Low-Dose Aspirin May Not Reduce Heart Risks for Black Americans, Study Finds

Low-Dose Aspirin May Not Reduce Heart Risks for Black Americans, Study Finds It’s fairly established medical science that people who have had heart attacks can take regular low doses of

Activists and LGBTQ Groups Say These Facebook Ads Spread Dangerous Misinformation About HIV Drugs

Activists and LGBTQ Groups Say These Facebook Ads Spread Dangerous Misinformation About HIV Drugs

Activists and LGBTQ Groups Say These Facebook Ads Spread Dangerous Misinformation About HIV Drugs Advocacy groups are urging Facebook to remove advertisements that they say unfairly infer that the HIV/AIDS

Up to 43% of Antibiotic Prescriptions in the U.S. Are Unnecessary or Improperly Written, Analysis Finds

Up to 43% of Antibiotic Prescriptions in the U.S. Are Unnecessary or Improperly Written, Analysis Finds

Up to 43% of Antibiotic Prescriptions in the U.S. Are Unnecessary or Improperly Written, Analysis Finds The World Health Organization earlier this year called antimicrobial resistance—pathogens’ ability to evade medical

The D.C. Lawmaker Going Toe to Toe With Big Vape Never Planned to Be in This Fight

The D.C. Lawmaker Going Toe to Toe With Big Vape Never Planned to Be in This Fight

The D.C. Lawmaker Going Toe to Toe With Big Vape Never Planned to Be in This Fight At a time when Washington, D.C. is paralyzed by partisan gridlock and impeachment

Biogen Explains How Its Alzheimer’s Drug Went From Poor to Promising

Biogen Explains How Its Alzheimer’s Drug Went From Poor to Promising

Biogen Explains How Its Alzheimer’s Drug Went From Poor to Promising It doesn’t happen often—in fact, hardly ever—that a company decides to stop studying a promising drug it’s developing and

These Brands May Be to Blame for Vaping-Related Illnesses, According to CDC Report

These Brands May Be to Blame for Vaping-Related Illnesses, According to CDC Report

These Brands May Be to Blame for Vaping-Related Illnesses, According to CDC Report Dank Vapes seem to be associated with many cases of e-cigarette and vaping-product associated lung injury (EVALI)

AI Can Now Make Medical Predictions from Raw Data. But Can Deep Learning Be Trusted?

AI Can Now Make Medical Predictions from Raw Data. But Can Deep Learning Be Trusted?

AI Can Now Make Medical Predictions from Raw Data. But Can Deep Learning Be Trusted? In clinics around the world, a type of artificial intelligence called deep learning is starting

Researchers Make Progress Toward a Monthly Birth Control Pill

Researchers Make Progress Toward a Monthly Birth Control Pill

Researchers Make Progress Toward a Monthly Birth Control Pill Birth control pills are among the most effective ways to prevent pregnancy, but only if women faithfully take them every day.

A Measles Outbreak in Samoa Has Killed 53 People and Infected 2% of the Population

A Measles Outbreak in Samoa Has Killed 53 People and Infected 2% of the Population

A Measles Outbreak in Samoa Has Killed 53 People and Infected 2% of the Population As the measles virus continues to spread worldwide, Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi

Don’t Wash Raw Turkey Before Cooking on Thanksgiving, Food Experts Warn

Don’t Wash Raw Turkey Before Cooking on Thanksgiving, Food Experts Warn

Don’t Wash Raw Turkey Before Cooking on Thanksgiving, Food Experts Warn (NEW YORK) — Go ahead and rinse your cranberries, potatoes and green beans. But food experts say don’t —

New Study Suggests Women With Dense Breast Tissue May Benefit From Regular MRIs

New Study Suggests Women With Dense Breast Tissue May Benefit From Regular MRIs

New Study Suggests Women With Dense Breast Tissue May Benefit From Regular MRIs While there has been some controversy over when women should start getting mammograms, all experts agree that

CDC Says 67 People Infected With E. coli After Eating Romaine Lettuce Sourced From One Region

CDC Says 67 People Infected With E. coli After Eating Romaine Lettuce Sourced From One Region

CDC Says 67 People Infected With E. coli After Eating Romaine Lettuce Sourced From One Region Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises

Dark Waters Tells the True Story of the Lawyer Who Took DuPont to Court and Won. But Rob Bilott’s Fight Is Far From Over

Dark Waters Tells the True Story of the Lawyer Who Took DuPont to Court and Won. But Rob Bilott’s Fight Is Far From Over

Dark Waters Tells the True Story of the Lawyer Who Took DuPont to Court and Won. But Rob Bilott’s Fight Is Far From Over Rob Bilott, a corporate lawyer-turned-environmental crusader,

Trump Says White House Will Raise Minimum Tobacco-Buying Age During Heated Vaping Meeting

Trump Says White House Will Raise Minimum Tobacco-Buying Age During Heated Vaping Meeting

Trump Says White House Will Raise Minimum Tobacco-Buying Age During Heated Vaping Meeting During a raucous vaping debate in the White House on Nov. 22, President Donald Trump said his