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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…

Exposed to loud noise? Science has a reason that earplugs matter'

Exposed to loud noise? Science has a reason that earplugs matter

 What are people doing? Listening to loud noise without ear plugs. Why do they do that? Loud and low- frequency sound, such as a base sound from a boom-box, stimulates the sacculus,…

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…

Walmart joins other retailers in the switch to go cage-free'

Walmart joins other retailers in the switch to go cage-free

Egg-citing news* Walmart just announced it is joining other restaurants, food makers, and egg-suppliers to sell 100% cage-free eggs by 2015. What that means Walmart’s egg supplier will now be…

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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…

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Sleep as a competitive edge

The majority of us need around 7-9 hours of restorative sleep with a smaller percent of us needing less to feel fully rested. That’s the foregone conclusion of the overwhelming…

A year in review: Top ten blog posts from 2015'

A year in review: Top ten blog posts from 2015

2015 has been an exciting year for HealthScopeNews.com. We officially launched the first blog post on February 3, 2015, to discuss how media multi-tasking might be killing your gray matter.…

Preparing for the holidays? Give your health a headstart'

Preparing for the holidays? Give your health a headstart

So you’ve been busy preparing for the holidays – buying food, arranging travel, and making plans with family and friends. But is your body prepared? Here’s a seven-day countdown, seven…