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Look up in the sky! 13 genetic superheroes could lead us to life-saving cures, for real.'

Look up in the sky! 13 genetic superheroes could lead us to life-saving cures, for real.

Who should you call for help when Batman is busy? A superhero with good genes. Scientists are now studying people who have “super powers” that mean they stay healthy despite…

Poll Shows Many Americans Don’t Understand Zika Virus Risks'

Poll Shows Many Americans Don’t Understand Zika Virus Risks

  The Healthscopenews-week of April 25, 2016 Quote of the week “Addiction is a preventable disease” – President Obama before an audience at the National Rx and Drug Abuse and…

Zika and the contraception misconception'

Zika and the contraception misconception

What’s up? Many Americans are misinformed about the Zika Virus and pregnancy. A recent Harvard poll found that 40% believe Zika Virus can harm future pregnancies for a women not…

Zika’s a big deal-but before you panic, here’s what you should know'

Zika’s a big deal-but before you panic, here’s what you should know

  Just added to the No-Fly list* Zika. It’s the virus that everyone is talking about. It’s news these days after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the virus an…

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Go fetch! (…me a Date)

Want her number? You should read this story-It’s got legs. Picture copyrighted to Redheadedninja “Used with permission” Ladies and gentleman, make no mistake about it. You’ve been looking for love in…

Womb Transplants Give Hope to Women Without a Uterus'

Womb Transplants Give Hope to Women Without a Uterus

Hopeful mothers who are born without wombs or have lost their wombs due to cancer or disease are hailing a new procedure Women who are diagnosed with a uterus that…

What Can You Do to Change the Bystander Effect?'

What Can You Do to Change the Bystander Effect?

On July 4th, 2015 Kevin Joseph Sutherland, a former congressional intern, was killed aboard a Washington D.C. Metro train in a horrific crime after being repeatedly punched and stabbed in…

Does your eye color indicate your risk of disease?'

Does your eye color indicate your risk of disease?

An increasing amount of research has linked the color of your eyes to your risk of a number of health concerns-and alcoholism is the latest reveal

Q: Cynthia,  I seem to gain the most weight when I am stressed.  I don’t think I am eating more than usual so why am I gaining weight?'

Q: Cynthia, I seem to gain the most weight when I am stressed. I don’t think I

A: I have heard this many times. When your life just can’t seem to get any crazier- your roof is leaking, your daughter dropped out of high school and your…

Is The Era of Coffee as a Guilty Pleasure Over?'

Is The Era of Coffee as a Guilty Pleasure Over?

Drinking coffee may actually be the drink to impact your overall health. Scientific Report weighs in on the health effects of coffee and caffeine.