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FDA halts sales of 23andMe DNA test kits

Source: USA Today Online The Food and Drug Administration has ordered Google-backed genetic test maker 23andMe to halt sales of its personalized DNA test kits, saying the company has failed to show that the technology is supported by science. In a warning letter posted online...
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Study: Concussion damage ‘lasts months’

Concussion has become highly controversial in sport, with concerns raised that players are putting their brain at risk. Researchers at the University of New Mexico said athletes may be being returned to action too quickly, while UK doctors said the attitude to head injury was...
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Isai Fishkin DDS, Mountainside NJ 908 654-7979 Dr. Fishkin provides a wide range of dental services from basic to more advanced procedures. Some of our advanced treatment options include: mini-implants (imtec.com) snap on smile (snaponsmile.com) perio-trays, non-surgical...
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Birth control for free with Obamacare? Most women didn’t know

A majority of women are unaware that birth control is available for free from health insurance plans under Obamacare—even as the Supreme Court is likely to soon consider legal fights over that law. And while lack of awareness about the so-called “contraception...
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Autism signs present in first months of life?

Source: BBC News Online An early indication of autism can be identified in babies under six months old, a study suggests. US researchers, writing in Nature, analysed how infants looked at faces from birth to the age of three. They found children later diagnosed with autism...
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Video: Man builds prosthetic hand for son with 3-D printer for only $10

Source: Dailymail.co.uk, CBS News A father built a prosthetic hand for his 12-year-old son using a 3-D printer. Paul McCarthy, from Marblehead, Massachusetts, made the inexpensive yet functional prosthetic hand for his son Leon, who was born without fingers on one of his hands....
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