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Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 02:05 PM PDT

Oregon Scientists Do First Human Gene Embryo Editing in US

Oregon Scientists Do First Human Gene Embryo Editing in US

For the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases. The experiment was just an exercise in...

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 07:07 PM PDT

What’s Next: Health Care ‘Vote-a-Rama’ and the End Game

What’s Next: Health Care ‘Vote-a-Rama’ and the End Game

What can be expected from the health care bill? More debating. Senate leaders are expected to have 20 hours debate before a final vote. When the debate is done, the Senate moves on to what is unofficially called...

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 07:27 AM PDT

Plunging Sperm Counts Called a 'Major Public Health' Crisis

Plunging Sperm Counts Called a 'Major Public Health' Crisis

A recent meta-analysis found a 40-year decline in sperm count in a large sample of men across North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, NBC News reported. Researchers from the Hebrew University in...

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 06:52 AM PDT

Scientists Build DNA From Scratch to Alter Life's Blueprint

Scientists Build DNA From Scratch to Alter Life's Blueprint

At Jef Boeke's lab, you can whiff an odor that seems out of place, as if they were baking bread here. But he and his colleagues are cooking up something else altogether: yeast that works with chunks of man-made...

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 04:00 PM PDT

Chipotle's Norovirus Outbreak the Result of Lax Sick-Policy

Chipotle's Norovirus Outbreak the Result of Lax Sick-Policy

Chipotle Mexican Grill's recent norovirus outbreak in Virginia was the result of lax sick policy enforcement by store managers, the company confirmed on Tuesday. The company said in their earnings conference...

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 09:45 AM PDT
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By Liz Lane

6 Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

Cute puppies and furry cats make great additions to the family, and they can even...View gallery

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Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 03:47 PM PDT

Nearly All NFL Players in Brain Study Had CTE

Nearly All NFL Players in Brain Study Had CTE

A startling new study by Boston University researchers found that after an examination of 111 deceased former NFL players, 99 percent of them had a progressive degenerative brain disease. The study, which...

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 07:46 AM PDT

Medicaid is a Matter of Life or Death for a 2-Year-Old in Pennsylvania

Medicaid is a Matter of Life or Death for a 2-Year-Old in Pennsylvania

The health care debate played out inside the home of a Pennsylvania family with a child suffering from a a rare neuromuscular disorder as Senate Republicans continued to weigh which version of their bill will be...

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 07:55 AM PDT

Twins Born Conjoined at the Heart

Twins Born Conjoined at the Heart

Twin baby girls Paisleigh and Paislyn Martinez were born conjoined at the chest, with their hearts fused together. Doctors from University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital used groundbreaking technology...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 04:06 PM PDT

Burr-Hamilton? Angry Lawmaker Singles Out 'Female Senators'

Burr-Hamilton? Angry Lawmaker Singles Out 'Female Senators'

Passions are running high on Capitol Hill — but pistols at 10 paces over health care? GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas is angry with some fellow Republicans in the Senate who are balking at parts of...

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