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New York Times
Close to Half of American Adults Infected With HPV, Survey Finds
New York Times
A magnification of stained HPV viruses. Nearly half of adult Americans are infected with genital human papillomavirus, researchers have found. Credit Kwangshin Kim/Science Source. More than 42 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 59 are ...

New York Times
FDA Will Allow 23andMe to Sell Genetic Tests for Disease Risk to Consumers
New York Times
23andMe headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. The Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday that it would allow the company to sell genetic tests directly to consumers. Credit Kristoffer Tripplaar/Sipa Press. For the first time, the Food and Drug ...

CNN
600000 albuterol inhalers recalled
CNN
(CNN) GlaxoSmithKline is recalling more than 590,000 albuterol inhalers. Three lots of Ventolin HFA 200D inhalers have been voluntarily recalled due to a potential issues with the delivery system, a spokesman for the British pharmaceutical company said.

Live Science
Typically Harmless Virus May Trigger Celiac Disease
Live Science
A usually harmless virus may play a role in triggering celiac disease, a new study in mice suggests. The researchers found that, among mice that were genetically engineered predisposed to celiac disease, those that were infected with a virus called ...

International Business Times
April The Giraffe Update: Watch Pregnant Giraffe As Labor Delays
International Business Times
April's fans are growing anxious as the pregnant giraffe shows no sign of going into active labor well after she was expected to give birth. The Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, set up a live stream to document April's pregnancy and the ...

CBS News
Woman says Fitbit helped save her life
CBS News
Patricia Lauder bought a Fitbit to count her steps and help her lose weight. But now, the 73-year-old credits the fitness tracker with saving her life. A few months ago, she wasn't feeling well and thought her sinus infection may have turned into ...

TIME
Why Did Cannibals Eat Other People? (Hint: It's Not For the Calories)
TIME
No matter how hungry you are, you'd be very unlikely to sit down to a piping hot bowl of Larry—or anyone else, for that matter. In other words, you wouldn't eat another person. Cannibalism has existed throughout the long, strange arc of human history ...

Fox 59
Local family urging lawmakers to pass bill allowing marijuana-derived oil for treatment of epilepsy
Fox 59
INDIANAPOLIS — A central Indiana family considered a cross-country move in order to help their daughter the medicine they feel she needs. 11-year-old Addi Hooker was born with a rare form a epilepsy. The fifth grader has suffered up to 60 seizures in ...

Live Science
Are You a Night Owl? It May Be a Gene Mutation
Live Science
Do you get your best work done late at night and then struggle to wake up in the morning? New research suggests your night owl tendencies could be hard-wired in your genes. In the new study, researchers looked at 70 people from six families and found ...

Miami Herald
Still using mosquito repellent? Threat of Zika can fall on deaf ears
Miami Herald
Communicating the threat of Zika is a powerful tool in the fight, shaping public policies and attitudes that can slow transmission of the virus or hasten its spread. Interactive tool. Daily Florida Zika Tracker. But it hasn't been easy getting people ...

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