OUR VIEW: STD numbers for Etowah were ‘WAY off’ –...

Gadsden TimesWe didn't just climb on our soapbox in our Sept. 28 editorial, we stomped around a bit while we were up there. The reason for our consternation was a report on sexually transmitted diseases from the Centers for Disease...

Five-year-old girl reportedly already has breasts and her periods, faces...

AOLA mother is pleading for help after claiming her five-year-old daughter allegedly started her a period a year ago and has already begun to develop breasts. Emily Dover was still a toddler when her mother said she began to grow...

Dirty Birds Are Refining Climate Models – Discover Magazine (blog)

Discover Magazine (blog)A comparison of Horned Larks collected inside and outside of industrial areas during the early twentieth century. The specimens on the left were collected in Illinois, inside the U.S. Manufacturing Belt. The specimens on the right were collected...

Grandparents challenge Kansas child immunization mandate – Lexington Herald Leader

Lexington Herald LeaderThe grandparents of a 2-year-old Kansas boy have filed a lawsuit alleging the state is acting as "religious police" by requiring vaccinations for children. Linus and Terri Baker sued the Kansas Department for Children and Families after the...

This Could Be How Durians Get Their Stinky Smell –...

GizmodoOne sweaty New York City day last month, my friend and I ate snails for lunch and durian for dessert. I don't know why we did this, but something about how affordable everything is in Chinatown encourages me to make...

No Deaths From Hepatitis A Outbreak in Maricopa County –...

U.S. News & World ReportPublic health officials in metro Phoenix say a hepatitis A outbreak linked to 17 deaths in San Diego has been contained in Arizona. Oct. 9, 2017, at 3:39 p.m.. No Deaths From Hepatitis A Outbreak in...

Can Men Get Breast Cancer? Yes, And Checking For Lumps...

NewsweekOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which comes with some now-familiar trappings: pink ribbons everywhere, survivor stories, requests for donations. For the obvious reason that it is extremely rare, male breast cancer is not at the top of the ...Gene...

Birds Carry History of Pollution in Their Feathers – Courthouse...

Courthouse News ServiceThe horned lark's light coloring makes it ideal to track the effects of pollution over time. (Photo: Dick Daniels/carolinabirds.org via Wikipedia). (CN) – Scientists who want to study the effects of pollution and climate change don't need to...

2 people at Md. high school diagnosed with tuberculosis –...

W*USA 9UPPER MARLBORO (WUSA9) - Two people at a Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School have been diagnosed with tuberculosis, officials said Monday. According to Prince George's County public school officials and the health department, there are two confirmed...

Dirty old birds shed light on key global warming particle...

Charlotte ObserverSome dirty old birds are helping scientists better understand one of the more baffling climate change mysteries. University of Chicago researchers Shane DuBay and Carl Fuldner examined 1,347 dead birds in museums in Chicago, Detroit and Pittsburgh, ...Dirty birds...

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