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A recent study found that white nationalists use genetic tests to prove their "whiteness," but when they get unfavored results, they find ways to reinterpret or dismiss the science completely.
A recent study found that white nationalists use genetic tests to prove their "whiteness," but when they get unfavored results, they find ways to reinterpret or dismiss the science completely.
Posted: 18-08-2017
When is a race more than a race? When it's an event.
When is a race more than a race? When it's an event.
Posted: 18-08-2017
If anyone has suggested adding a little water to your whiskey, you may want to give it a try. Rather than watering it down, the addition may act as a flavor enhancement, and we now know the science behind it, thanks to a new study.
If anyone has suggested adding a little water to your whiskey, you may want to give it a try. Rather than watering it down, the addition may act as a flavor enhancement, and we now know the science behind it, thanks to a new study.
Posted: 18-08-2017
According to a recent survey, 72% of Americans think coconut oil is a healthy food.
According to a recent survey, 72% of Americans think coconut oil is a healthy food.
Posted: 18-08-2017
A ten-year old rape victim who was denied an abortion has given birth in northern India.
A ten-year old rape victim who was denied an abortion has given birth in northern India.
Posted: 18-08-2017
In 2001, Robert Alexander and his father Raymond were 9/11 first responders. Now, the men have died less than a year apart from cancer related to ground zero, their family says.
In 2001, Robert Alexander and his father Raymond were 9/11 first responders. Now, the men have died less than a year apart from cancer related to ground zero, their family says.
Posted: 17-08-2017
Michele Allen has had many dogs over the years. But a 13-pound shelter dog with heart problems and bad teeth changed her life forever.
Michele Allen has had many dogs over the years. But a 13-pound shelter dog with heart problems and bad teeth changed her life forever.
Posted: 17-08-2017
In early June, Donna Bilgore Robins stood on a patio in Beaver Creek, Colo., under a crystal-clear blue sky and tried to catch her breath.
In early June, Donna Bilgore Robins stood on a patio in Beaver Creek, Colo., under a crystal-clear blue sky and tried to catch her breath.
Posted: 17-08-2017
Pro tip: Keep the smiley faces out of your work emails, or else the person receiving the message may think you're incompetent.
Pro tip: Keep the smiley faces out of your work emails, or else the person receiving the message may think you're incompetent.
Posted: 17-08-2017
There is a reason why when people post pictures of themselves during their middle school years on Facebook for "Throwback Thursday," we all stop and take notice.
There is a reason why when people post pictures of themselves during their middle school years on Facebook for "Throwback Thursday," we all stop and take notice.
Posted: 17-08-2017
The Trump administration is cutting current teen pregnancy prevention programs, due to "poor evaluation results." Yet many researchers, program directors, youth advocates, and city health officials argue otherwise.
The Trump administration is cutting current teen pregnancy prevention programs, due to "poor evaluation results." Yet many researchers, program directors, youth advocates, and city health officials argue otherwise.
Posted: 17-08-2017
Patients who chose alternative therapies to treat a common, curable cancer instead of opting for the recommended medical treatment double their risk of death, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Patients who chose alternative therapies to treat a common, curable cancer instead of opting for the recommended medical treatment double their risk of death, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Posted: 17-08-2017
When Kate Townsend took her kids for their back-to-school health checkups last month, she got a surprise.
When Kate Townsend took her kids for their back-to-school health checkups last month, she got a surprise.
Posted: 16-08-2017
How exactly has our understanding of probiotics changed over time? Here's a look at probiotics' steady rise in popularity, from Europe to America, and where health experts now stand on their benefits.
How exactly has our understanding of probiotics changed over time? Here's a look at probiotics' steady rise in popularity, from Europe to America, and where health experts now stand on their benefits.
Posted: 16-08-2017
The rate of teen drug overdose deaths climbed 19% from 2014 to 2015, from 3.1 deaths per 100,000 teens to 3.7 per 100,000, according to data released this week. The new numbers involve teens ages 15 to 19 and were released by the National Center for Health Statistics.
The rate of teen drug overdose deaths climbed 19% from 2014 to 2015, from 3.1 deaths per 100,000 teens to 3.7 per 100,000, according to data released this week. The new numbers involve teens ages 15 to 19 and were released by the National Center for Health Statistics.
Posted: 16-08-2017
Ten years after an accident left him paralyzed, Tom Nabarro is using multiple forms of technology to live the live he wants. He hopes brain-computer interfaces could take him even further.
Ten years after an accident left him paralyzed, Tom Nabarro is using multiple forms of technology to live the live he wants. He hopes brain-computer interfaces could take him even further.
Posted: 16-08-2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his Independence Day speech Tuesday with a call for the country to stand shoulder to shoulder with people of the city of Gorakhpur as they mourn the deaths of 68 children in a state-run hospital.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his Independence Day speech Tuesday with a call for the country to stand shoulder to shoulder with people of the city of Gorakhpur as they mourn the deaths of 68 children in a state-run hospital.
Posted: 16-08-2017
Meegan Hefford, a 25-year-old bodybuilder, was found unconscious on June 19 in her Mandurah, Western Australia, apartment, according to CNN affiliate Australia News 7. Days later, Hefford was pronounced dead. Only after her death did her family learn that Hefford, the mother of a 7-year-old daughter and a 5-year-old son, had a rare genetic disorder that prevented her body from properly metabolizing her high-protein diet.
Meegan Hefford, a 25-year-old bodybuilder, was found unconscious on June 19 in her Mandurah, Western Australia, apartment, according to CNN affiliate Australia News 7. Days later, Hefford was pronounced dead. Only after her death did her family learn that Hefford, the mother of a 7-year-old daughter and a 5-year-old son, had a rare genetic disorder that prevented her body from properly metabolizing her high-protein diet.
Posted: 16-08-2017
The American College of Physicians has released a new policy statement calling hate crimes "a public health issue." Doctors and public health leaders weigh in on how and why racism and hate crimes can hurt public health.
The American College of Physicians has released a new policy statement calling hate crimes "a public health issue." Doctors and public health leaders weigh in on how and why racism and hate crimes can hurt public health.
Posted: 15-08-2017
Over the past six months, $1.7 million in donations has poured into the treatment fund for Charlie Gard, a British baby whose life was the subject of a legal tug of war in British courts before his death in July.
Over the past six months, $1.7 million in donations has poured into the treatment fund for Charlie Gard, a British baby whose life was the subject of a legal tug of war in British courts before his death in July.
Posted: 15-08-2017
A toxicology report indicates that golfer Tiger Woods had pain, anxiety and sleep medications and THC in his system when he was arrested on Memorial Day on suspicion of DUI.
A toxicology report indicates that golfer Tiger Woods had pain, anxiety and sleep medications and THC in his system when he was arrested on Memorial Day on suspicion of DUI.
Posted: 15-08-2017
"I never saw it coming," said Susan, whose family requested that we not use their last names.
"I never saw it coming," said Susan, whose family requested that we not use their last names.
Posted: 15-08-2017
Astronauts have always had to pack light. Luckily, when they've visited the moon or lived on the International Space Station, Earth is literally in sight. And if they had a medical issue or injury, home wouldn't be far away.
Astronauts have always had to pack light. Luckily, when they've visited the moon or lived on the International Space Station, Earth is literally in sight. And if they had a medical issue or injury, home wouldn't be far away.
Posted: 15-08-2017
The idea that you can be overweight or obese yet healthy -- if factors such as your blood sugar, blood pressure or cholesterol levels are normal -- is a myth, according to a new study, and messaging around this should be changed.
The idea that you can be overweight or obese yet healthy -- if factors such as your blood sugar, blood pressure or cholesterol levels are normal -- is a myth, according to a new study, and messaging around this should be changed.
Posted: 14-08-2017
A car driven by a man believed to have ties to white supremacists plows into a group protesting hate, killing one woman and injuring many others. One shooter massacres dozens in a gay nightclub; another kills African-Americans during a church Bible study; a third enters a Sikh temple, leaving members dead. Bomb threats pour into Jewish community centers across the nation, prompting evacuations, and an actual bomb explodes at a mosque.
A car driven by a man believed to have ties to white supremacists plows into a group protesting hate, killing one woman and injuring many others. One shooter massacres dozens in a gay nightclub; another kills African-Americans during a church Bible study; a third enters a Sikh temple, leaving members dead. Bomb threats pour into Jewish community centers across the nation, prompting evacuations, and an actual bomb explodes at a mosque.
Posted: 14-08-2017
Medical marijuana is now legal in 28 states and the District of Columbia. Increasingly, people are turning to cannabis to treat a range of symptoms and conditions, including nausea, bipolar disorder and seizures.
Medical marijuana is now legal in 28 states and the District of Columbia. Increasingly, people are turning to cannabis to treat a range of symptoms and conditions, including nausea, bipolar disorder and seizures.
Posted: 14-08-2017
Angéla Lorio and Jessica Michot turned their faces toward the summer sky. They stood side-by-side on the front steps of the Republican National Committee (RNC) building in Washington on Monday and took deep breaths.
Angéla Lorio and Jessica Michot turned their faces toward the summer sky. They stood side-by-side on the front steps of the Republican National Committee (RNC) building in Washington on Monday and took deep breaths.
Posted: 12-07-2017
She's a 35-pound bundle of blonde cuteness with hard-working parents.
She's a 35-pound bundle of blonde cuteness with hard-working parents.
Posted: 27-06-2017
New Hampshire is the best state in which to raise a child, while Mississippi is the worst, according to a report published Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
New Hampshire is the best state in which to raise a child, while Mississippi is the worst, according to a report published Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
Posted: 14-06-2017