Category Archives: Health

Head Injuries Raise Questions About Safety of Football


Rutgers player Eric LeGrand remains in an intensive care unit paralyzed from the neck down after a gruesome hit during a game against Army on…read more

Hungary’s Toxic Eco-Disaster Seen As Warning Signal


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


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


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


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

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