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Is cancer just a matter of random bad luck?

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

For the first time, researchers have estimated what percentage of cancer mutations are due to environmental and lifestyle factors, hereditary factors and random chance. Overall, 66% of the genetic mutations that develop into cancer are caused by simple random errors occurring when cells replace themselves, according to a new study published in the journal...

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86-year-old raises $400,000 and then gives it away

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

Thirty-two years’ worth of recycled newspapers and magazines — more than nine million pounds of it — netted 86-year-old Johnny Jennings $400,000, all of which he gave away to those in...

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People are skeptical about this record-setting trans weightlifting champ

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

New Zealand athlete Laurel Hubbard became the first transgender woman to represent New Zealand at the Australian International weightlifting competition — a detail that has drawn praise and...

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Phone device tests male fertility with 98% accuracy

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

A new smartphone attachment can evaluate a man’s semen and determine his level of fertility with up to 98% accuracy, a new study has...

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How to keep kids occupied on flights without electronics

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

A new ban on most electronic devices in the cabins of certain flights to the US and UK from Middle Eastern countries is causing confusion and frustration among passengers — many of whom are parents of restless...

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Is 100% fruit juice good or bad for your child's weight?

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

A new study suggests that drinking 100% fruit juice daily is linked to some, but not significant, weight gain in early...

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