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Slacker parents beware: Your babies may follow in your footsteps - Science Magazine

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Slacker parents beware: Your babies may follow in your footsteps
Science Magazine
Don't quit, parents. When 15-month-old babies watched a grown-up try hard to solve a problem, they were twice as persistent at tackling a tricky puzzle themselves, a new study shows. The work suggests that perseverance can be learned at a very young ...
If at first adults don't succeed, babies are more likely to try, try againEurekAlert (press release)
Nevertheless, they persist: Babies can copy adult tenacityNational Post

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This fake finger could help make our fingerprint scanners more secure - The Verge

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This fake finger could help make our fingerprint scanners more secure
The Verge
Scientists have created a more realistic fake finger that they hope will help them improve fingerprint ID technology. Fingerprint ID is almost ubiquitous now, but they remain the phone's biggest security vulnerability. Fake fingers already exist, but ...
Real or Fake? Creating Fingers to Protect IdentitiesLab Manager Magazine

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She chose to die so she could give birth. Now her newborn is dead, too. - Washington Post

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She chose to die so she could give birth. Now her newborn is dead, too.
Washington Post
The headaches began in March. The couple didn't think much of them — until Carrie DeKlyen began vomiting. An initial scan showed a mass in her brain. More tests showed that it was a form of cancer, possibly lymphoma, but treatable. But a pathology ...
Baby whose mother chose to give birth over chemotherapy diesFox News
Mom chose to die so she could give birth to Life, but now the baby has died, tooMiami Herald
Baby whose mother chose giving birth over chemo has diedABC News
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Gene editing of human embryos in UK reveals new fertility clue - CNN

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Gene editing of human embryos in UK reveals new fertility clue
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(CNN) The DNA of human embryos has been altered and studied for the first time in the UK, offering new insight into the early stages of human development. Scientists at the Francis Crick Institute, a medical research center, have identified the role of ...
UK scientists edit DNA of human embryosBBC News
Editing Embryo DNA Yields Clues About Early Human DevelopmentNPR
Gene Editing of Embryos Gives Insight Into Basic Human BiologySmithsonian
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Clues to Africa's Mysterious Past Found in Ancient Skeletons - New York Times

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Clues to Africa's Mysterious Past Found in Ancient Skeletons
New York Times
Researchers in Malawi examining bone fragments whose DNA point to enormous migrations thousands of years ago that shaped present-day populations. Credit Jessica Thompson. It was only two years ago that researchers found the first ancient human ...
Ancient human DNA in sub-Saharan Africa lifts veil on prehistoryEurekAlert (press release)
Ancient DNA sheds light on African historyBBC News
Updated: First big efforts to sequence ancient African DNA reveal how early humans swept across the continentScience Magazine
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Broad swath of US deemed environmentally suitable for mosquitoes that transmit disease - Medical Xpress

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Broad swath of US deemed environmentally suitable for mosquitoes that transmit disease
Medical Xpress
CDC has updated the estimated range maps for Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus mosquitoes by using a model that predicts possible geographic ranges for these mosquitoes in the contiguous United States. The model used county-level records, …more.
Sound the Mosquito Alarm, Across the USAHealthDay
Mosquitoes carrying deadly diseases could invade 75% of America, warns US governmentThe Independent
Harvey and Irma present nearly perfect conditions for Zika-spreading mosquitoesMENAFN.COM

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Are E-Cigs Bad For Your Heart? - TIME

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Are E-Cigs Bad For Your Heart?
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Scientists are still trying to determine the health effects of e-cigarettes, and until now, they have focused their attention on the addictive properties of nicotine and the potentially cancer-causing agents in the vapors the devices emit. But in a ...
Just One E-Cigarette Stresses the Heart: StudyNewsmax
Puffing Just One E-Cigarette With Nicotine Can Damage Your HeartNewsweek
Nicotine in e-cigs is not only addictive, it might also increase your risk of heart diseaseThe Verge
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Long before deadly hepatitis A outbreak, San Diego was warned about lack of bathrooms - Los Angeles Times

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Long before deadly hepatitis A outbreak, San Diego was warned about lack of bathrooms
Los Angeles Times
As San Diego officials scramble to stop a deadly hepatitis A outbreak linked to a lack of public restrooms downtown, they can't say they weren't warned. A San Diego Union-Tribune review of public records found that since 2000, four grand jury reports ...
Hepatitis A: 5 Things To Know ABout Virus Scarily Spreading Around Southern CaliforniaHollywood Life
Hepatitis A outbreak strikes Salt Lake County's homeless populationfox13now.com
Race against time to stop hepatitis A virus from spreading in San DiegoCBS News
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Sleep deprivation has been found to reduce depression symptoms but is the treatment sustainable? - HeraldScotland

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Sleep deprivation has been found to reduce depression symptoms but is the treatment sustainable?
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Sleep deprivation can significantly reduce the symptoms of depression, according to a new meta-analysis, but the effect is only short term. Research by the University of Pennsylvania has found that in a controlled setting, administering sleep ...
Sleep Deprivation Can Cure Depression, Study ShowsInternational Business Times
Sleep deprivation could temporarily CURE depression for half of patients, surprising study findsDaily Mail
The scientific reason why sleep deprivation *might* make you happierWell+Good
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This is what women want from sex, according to new study - The indy100

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This is what women want from sex, according to new study
The indy100
If you ever hope to please a woman in the bedroom, you need to take note of their individual preferences. It's basic advice, but new research suggests the received wisdom is good practice. Researchers found that over 1,000 women aged between 18 and 94, ...
Almost 80% of women don't orgasm from penetrative sexMetro
Drinking THIS will give you a stronger orgasmDaily Star
Four out of five women CAN'T reach climax through sexual intercourse alone, reveals academic study (as sex expert ...Daily Mail

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Doctor goes into labor while delivering patient's baby - Fox News

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Doctor goes into labor while delivering patient's baby
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A doctor who was nearing the end of her own pregnancy was helping to deliver a patient's baby when she unexpectedly went into labor. Dr. Emily Jacobs, a 28-year-old OB-GYN resident at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, said she noticed ...
OBGYN Didn't Realize Her Own Water Broke as She Was Delivering BabiesInside Edition
Doctor delivering another patient's baby didn't realise she'd gone into labour - despite her waters breakingMirror.co.uk
Delivering another woman's baby, doc finds she's giving birth herselfPort Clinton News Herald
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Exclusive: Africa to get state-of-art HIV drugs for $75 a year - KFGO

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Exclusive: Africa to get state-of-art HIV drugs for $75 a year
KFGO
LONDON (Reuters) - Makers of generic AIDS drugs will start churning out millions of pills for Africa containing a state-of-the-art medicine widely used in rich countries, after securing a multi-million dollar guarantee that caps prices at just $75 per ...

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Illinois reports 1st human West Nile virus death of 2017 - Outbreak News Today

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Outbreak News Today

Illinois reports 1st human West Nile virus death of 2017
Outbreak News Today
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed the first human West Nile virus-related death in Illinois for 2017. A Kankakee County resident who tested positive for West Nile virus died earlier this month. Image/CDC. “Although we will ...
West Nile virus spreads to Lehigh and Northampton countiesAllentown Morning Call
Family of West Covina Woman Killed by West Nile Virus Speak Out After Infection Claims 6 Lives in California This YearKTLA
West Covina woman succumbs to West Nile virusKABC-TV
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Hurricane Maria Knocks Out Power Across All of Puerto Rico - NBCNews.com

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Hurricane Maria Knocks Out Power Across All of Puerto Rico
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Every electricity customer in Puerto Rico lost power on Wednesday, the governor's office said, as the monster storm lashed the U.S. territory, ripping roofs off buildings and flooding homes. Share Video; Facebook · Twitter · E-mail; Embed. Copy this ...
'Don't forget us' San Juan Mayor pleads after Hurricane MariaWSAV-TV

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Hurricane Maria Knocks Out Power Across All of Puerto Rico - NBCNews.com

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Hurricane Maria Knocks Out Power Across All of Puerto Rico
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Every electricity customer in Puerto Rico lost power on Wednesday, the governor's office said, as the monster storm lashed the U.S. territory, ripping roofs off buildings and flooding homes. Share Video; Facebook · Twitter · E-mail; Embed. Copy this ...

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Trump strikes optimistic tone on GOP health care effort - CNN

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Trump strikes optimistic tone on GOP health care effort
CNN
New York (CNN) President Donald Trump, watching from New York as Senate Republicans mull their latest attempt at a health care reform bill, said Wednesday he was optimistic about the measure's chances. "I think it has a very good chance. I believe that ...

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7 people contract swine flu strain from infected pigs at Charles Co. fair - WTOP

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7 people contract swine flu strain from infected pigs at Charles Co. fair
WTOP
Maryland authorities are investigating five cases of swine flu in pigs that were recently exhibited at the Charles County Fair. In this AP file photo, a hog is seen at the Illinois State Fair Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 in Springfield... WASHINGTON ...
Seven People Get Flu After Contact With Pigs at Charles County FairNBC4 Washington
7 diagnosed with flu after contact with pigs at Md. fair where swine flu reportedWJLA
Officials: Pigs exhibited at county fair in Maryland have swine fluBaltimore Sun
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The surprising cities with the highest and lowest rates of exercise - New York Daily News

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New York Daily News

The surprising cities with the highest and lowest rates of exercise
New York Daily News
A poll on the exercise habits of adults from 2015 to 2016, across 189 U.S. cities, revealed that a person's frequency of working out has seemingly nothing to do with where they live. While some may believe that those who live in more metropolitan areas ...
Mississippi Coast ranks (almost) last in national well-being listThe Sun Herald
New report puts Tri-Cities in top 100 exercise communitiesBristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
Does your city like to exercise? Find out which areas do and which would rather sit on the couchPalm Beach Post
Island Packet -austin360 (blog) -Yahoo Singapore News -9NEWS.com
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This is what happens when gender roles are forced on kids - CNN

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CNN

This is what happens when gender roles are forced on kids
CNN
(CNN) Most sex education classes begin in high school. But a new study suggests that, no matter where children live, real talk about relationships, identity and sexuality should start even earlier to minimize the negative impacts of gender roles. You ...
Rigid gender stereotypes tied to increased depression, violence and suicide in childrenMarketWatch
Study Shows Gender Stereotypes Increase Depression, Violence, & Suicide In KidsRefinery29
Kids Believe Gender Stereotypes By Age 10, Global Study FindsTIME
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