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Scientists have discovered how nerve cells stabilize visual images…
While covering a story on cell phone radiation, reporter Julie Watts asks a personal aside: “How dangerous is it that I keep two cellphones and a wireless baby monitor in our bedroom where my child sleeps? ” The response prompted her to declare her bedroom wireless-free.
For the first time, scientists have edited DNA in human embryos, a highly controversial move garnering much criticism in the scientific community.
The U.S. Surgeon General has teamed up with Elmo from Sesame Street to appeal to children directly about getting vaccinated.
For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2½ years but nearly a third of women space their children too close, a government study shows.
A Canadian woman refused to vaccinate her children and resisted the urging of relatives to reconsider her anti-vax stance has now charged her tune after all seven of her unvaccinated children developed whooping cough.
A California vaccination bill that has generated intense debates pitting personal rights against public health stalled in the state Senate Wednesday, with lawmakers saying it could unconstitutionally deprive unvaccinated children of an adequate education by barring them from schools.
A new study says residents in Marin County are some of the oldest in the Bay Area. In fact, almost one in five is 65 and older.
There may be a reason to think twice before you sip – a lawsuit filed in California Thursday contends some top selling wines contain high levels of arsenic.