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TIME
In Breakthrough, Scientists Edit a Dangerous Mutation From Genes in Human Embryos
New York Times
Newly fertilized eggs before gene editing, left, and embryos after gene editing and a few rounds of cell division. A study published on Wednesday announced that edited human embryos can repair common and serious disease-causing gene mutations.

BuzzFeed News
People Are Being Burned By These iPhone Cases Filled With Glitter
BuzzFeed News
One company is even recalling the cases after at least 24 people suffered skin irritation or chemical burns. Posted on August 2, 2017, at 10:36 a.m.. Stephanie McNeal. BuzzFeed News Reporter. Share On facebook Share · Share On vk Share · Share On ...
Euthanasia used for 4.5 percent of deaths in the Netherlands
WSOC Charlotte
LONDON (AP) - Euthanasia has become "common practice" in the Netherlands, accounting for 4.5 percent of deaths, according to researchers who say requests are increasing from people who aren't terminally ill. In 2002, the Netherlands became the first ...

Business Insider
Your kitchen sponge is even grosser than you thought — here's how often you should replace it
Business Insider
In fact, it's common knowledge among microbiologists that the things you use to clean your dishes are the dirtiest objects in your home. A recent study published in the journal Scientific Reports suggests those spongy bacterial colonies may be even ...

NPR
Carbon Dioxide May Rob Crops Of Nutrition, Leaving Millions At Risk
NPR
Rising carbon dioxide levels could have an unexpected side effect on food crops: a decrease in key nutrients. And this could put more people at risk of malnutrition. A 2014 study showed that higher levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are likely ...

HuffPost
Baby Formula Industry Spends More On Marketing Than Governments Do Supporting Breastfeeding Moms
HuffPost
Advertising promoting formula as the "gold standard" is a major reason breastfeeding rates lag behind global targets. By Eleanor Goldberg. Research continues to show that breastfeeding is the ideal nutrition option for babies. Yet worldwide ...

The Detroit News
West Nile found in Wayne, Macomb mosquitoes
The Detroit News
The Wayne and Macomb county health departments reported finding mosquito pools that tested positive for West Nile virus. The announcement follows Oakland County Health Department's finding of a pool testing positive in July. No confirmed cases of West ...

CBS Local
Moderate, Heavy Drinkers More Likely To Reach Age 85 Without Dementia, Study Says
CBS Local
CBS Local — Moderate to heavy alcohol drinkers are more likely to reach age 85 without developing dementia and similar cognitive issues when compared to non-drinkers, according to a new study from the University of California, San Diego. The research ...

Fox News
Oversupply of pain pills after surgery helps fuel opioid epidemic
Fox News
More than two-thirds of surgery patients in a recent study had prescription opioids left over after they recovered from their operations, and the vast majority failed to safely store or dispose of the often misused and abused pills, researchers say ...

Forbes
Opioid Task Force Recommends State Of Emergency And (Sort Of) Bold Treatment Agenda
Forbes
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks as U.S. President Donald Trump looks on at a panel discussion on opioid and drug abuse in the Roosevelt Room of the White House March 29, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Shawn Thew-Pool/Getty Images).

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