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Obese women may have an increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis — adding one more chronic illness to the list of ills brought on by extra pounds. Women with rheumatoid arthritis are already more prone to heart attacks than the general...
In his letter of May 26, writer Mel Wolf questions why marriage between same-sex couples should be allowed while marriage between two siblings is not. The answer is, in a word, inbreeding. When two individuals with a common ancestor, i.e., a parent,...
Tags: Birth Defects
Last week, a friend of mine lost her long battle with cancer. Lynette Alicea was a unstoppable fighter, who was determined to beat the terrible disease, and almost did. Unfortunately, despite the valiant efforts she and her family put forth, cancer...
Nathaly Uribe's grandmother broke into tears Friday when the Glen Burnie high school senior told her of a new federal policy that would protect many undocumented young immigrants from deportation. "Now," the older woman said, "I know I can't lose you."...
Valencia, Spain – Detailing the ancestry of sweet orange has been a long-sought prize for citrus scientists. On Friday, the leader of a group that has been analyzing the genetic makeup of citrus said in a scientific talk that the ponkan -- a large,...
The ancient Greeks used to debate what people know and HOW they know it. Deeply held convictions have wrestled with science-based knowledge ever since. And eventually, economics entered in, usually linked to science, if only the qualitative data on what...
Tags: Consumers, Science and Technology, Science
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — A Northampton woman made an unusual discovery in her yard — a deformed baby cardinal with two heads and three beaks. April Britt says she found the bird near the base of a tree Monday and returned it to its nest....
How do you mend a broken heart? Thanks to scientists in Israel, we might soon have an answer. Dr. Lior Gepstein and his team at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology managed to take skin cells from ailing heart patients and by adding three genes and...
Dr. David L. Rimoin, a medical geneticist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center who pioneered studies of dwarfism and other skeletal abnormalities, died Sunday at the Los Angeles hospital. He was 75 and had been diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer days...
Channel 2 NewsOfficials with the Enviornmental Protection Agency took public comment Thursday in Seattle concerning the potential environmental impacts of a possible mining project on the watershed of Bristol Bay. The main topic of discussion was the Pebble Mine...
Tags: Metal, Health, Medical Procedures and Tests
The calving season was delayed, but all is good. A passing comment was heard: “Those cows can't catch me now that I don't have all those heavy coveralls on!” Again, all is good. It has been just more than a year since the Dickinson Research Extension...
Tags: Layoffs and Downsizing
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