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Osteoarthritis Risk Factors

Osteoarthritis isn't inevitable as you age! If you identify and work to eliminate the preventable risk factors early, you have a chance to live arthritis-free. Watch this to find out more.…

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How Genes Determine Your Hair Type

Wish your hair was lighter? Curlier? You can blame your genes for the hair you were born with. Watch this video to find out how you ended up with the locks on your head.…

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Are Picky Eating Habits Genetic?

We think of picky eating as a toddler quirk, but food aversion extends to adults and can create some adverse problems! Selective eating disorder is a mental condition that manifests as a restricted di…

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Males? These Snakes Don’t Need ‘Em

By Jennifer Viegas, Discovery Channel Virgin births among captive animals have sometimes been described as a desperate attempt by females with no access to males to procreate, but a new study doc…

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Why Are We Obese?

Curious as to why so many Americans are obese? Watch this for a quick tip on pinning down the causes!…

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Anger and Depression

Anger and depression have a volatile relationship. See how they continually fuel each other and what you can do to break the cycle.…

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Allergies and Genetics

Allergies, like many disorders that involve the immune system, seem to run in families. But if your parents both have allergies, does that mean it's inevitable that you will too? Watch this to find ou…

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Genetic Tests for Breast Cancer Warning?

A molecular change that switches genes on or off can preempt the onset of breast cancer decades before the disease develops, British researchers say. The scientists hope the discovery will lead to a s…

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Will Mammoths Roam the Earth Again?

Russian scientists, in cooperation with counterparts in Japan and South Korea, have begun work on resurrecting the extinct woolly mammoth, using biological material recovered from Siberian permafrost …

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10 Reasons to Take Nutritional Supplements

Many people still question the importance of taking supplements at all.  Here are ten reasons to consider supplementing your diet with high-quality nutrients: 1. Current commercial agriculture …

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