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‘Bad luck’ mutations increase cancer risk more than behavior, study says – CNN

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Brother of courageous Fresno mom: ‘She made sure those babies would live’ – WTVD-TV

A Fresno mother fighting cancer delivered twins at Stanford Hospital, a day later she passed away. Those twins are now a week old and the brave mother’s family is devastated, but they’re trying to stay strong and hold it together for them. RELATED: Fresno mom kicks cancer during pregnancy, delivers twins, dies a day later […]

The disease killing white Americans goes way deeper than opioids – Washington Post

Erika Marble visits the grave of Edward Martin III, her fiance and father of her two children, in Littleton, N.H. Martin, 28, died of an opioid overdose. (Jim Cole/AP) In rich countries, death rates are supposed to decline. But in the past decade and a half, middle-aged white Americans have actually been dying faster. Princeton economists […]

Some of the youngest opioid victims are curious toddlers – Fox News

MILWAUKEE –  Curious toddlers find the drugs in a mother’s purse or accidentally dropped on the floor. Sometimes a parent fails to secure the child-resistant cap on a bottle of painkillers. No matter how it happens, if a 35-pound toddler grabs just one opioid pill, chews it and releases the full concentration of a […]

Scientists Develop A Phone App For Testing Sperm Quality – Android Headlines

Scientists Develop A Phone App For Testing Sperm Quality – Android Headlines

Germany launches world’s largest artificial sun – Naija247news

Germany launches world’s largest artificial sun – Naija247news

German scientists on Thursday launched what is being billed as the world’s largest artificial sun with the intention of conducting research on the creation of climate-friendly fuel. German space agency has launched the so-called Synlight device, made up of 149 high-powered lamps totalling about 350 kilowatts, in Juelich, a small town in […]

The Forces Driving Middle-Aged White People’s ‘Deaths Of Despair’ – NPR

In 2015, when researchers Ann Case and Angus Deaton discovered that death rates had been rising dramatically since 1999 among middle-aged white Americans, they weren’t sure why people were dying younger, reversing decades of longer life expectancy. Now the husband-and-wife economists say they have a better understanding of what’s causing these “deaths of despair” by […]

The Morning Brew: Boy and girl with rare skin disease meet dog with same condition – NewsOK.com

The Morning Brew: Boy and girl with rare skin disease meet dog with same condition – NewsOK.com

Thursday is here. Check out the headlines: Boy and girl with rare skin condition meet dog with same issue When Carter Blanchard, 8, of Searcy, Arkansas was diagnosed with the skin condition vitiligo in kindergarten, he didn’t want to go to school any more. Kids noticed and asked questions about the physically harmless but highly […]

FDA Links Breast Implants To Deaths From Rare Type Of Cancer – Huffington Post

As of Feb. 1, the FDA said it had received reports of 359 cases of the implant-related cancer, including the nine deaths. Of those reports, 231 contained information about the surface of the implants. Among this group, textured implants made up 203 of the cases and smooth implants accounted for 28. It’s unclear why.  FDA Links […]

Want to examine your semen? There’s a device for that – The Verge

Want to examine your semen? There’s a device for that – The Verge

Let’s say you’re a guy encountering some fertility problems, and you want a hands-on approach. A new device could let you turn your phone camera into a microscope — which would then allow you to test your semen in the privacy of your own home. Within seconds, the app can assess the quality of a […]

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