Category Archives: Health

Hungary’s Toxic Eco-Disaster Seen As Warning Signal

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Earlier this month, villages in the European country of Hungary were flooded with bright red toxic sludge from a nearby industrial facility, and environmentalists warned…read more

UC Berkeley Forced to Abandon Genetic Testing for New Students

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Instead of assigning the usual summer reading to new students, the University of California-Berkeley tried something different this year by asking each incoming freshman and…read more

The Human Genome Project, A Decade Later

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Ten years ago, top scientists from around the world participating in the Human Genome Project declared that they had cracked almost the entire human genetic…read more

New Study Supports Abstinence-Focused Sexual Education

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A new study shows that abstinence-focused sexual education programs encourage a significant number of people to delay sexual activity, perhaps preventing unwanted pregnancies and sexually…read more

Fixing the Health Care System Tops President’s Agenda

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America is home to some of the best doctors and medical facilities in the world, but the high cost of care and the inequity of…read more

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