Can you really choose the sex of your baby?

It’s a strange comment that expectant couples sometimes get: “Are you hoping for a boy or a girl?” Because whatever it is you might be hoping for, deep-down, it’s not like you actually have a say in the matter, right? Unless you’re undergoing in-vitro fertilization specifically to avoid a sex-linked genetic disorder, you’ve got close to a 50/50 shot of […]

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Here’s why Walmart is closing down stores

You know things aren’t looking good when your boss says half of his site visits makes him touchy. “I’d say we’re at about 50% of where we should be,” former Walmart US CEO Greg Foran said in 2019. “I get out to stores every single week. About half the time I’m ok with it, and the other half I’m grumpy” […]

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MRI scans of the brains of 130 mammals, including humans, indicate equal connectivity

Researchers at Tel Aviv University, led by Prof. Yaniv Assaf of the School of Neurobiology, Biochemistry and Biophysics and the Sagol School of Neuroscience and Prof. Yossi Yovel of the School of Zoology, the Sagol School of Neuroscience, and the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History, conducted a first-of-its-kind study designed to investigate brain connectivity in 130 mammalian species. The intriguing […]

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Diet may lower glaucoma subtype risk by 20 percent, researchers say

Fox News Flash top headlines for July 20 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. A long-term diet low in carbohydrates and rich in plant-based fats and proteins may lower the risk of glaucoma, researchers say. Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness due to damage to the optic nerve from abnormally high pressure in […]

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Hearing plus vision loss increases the odds of dementia

A study looks at the impact of having both hearing and vision impairment on the chances of developing dementia. Researchers have linked hearing impairment and vision impairment individually to an increased chance of developing dementia. However, a new study finds that an individual’s chances of developing dementia are significantly higher when they have both conditions. The risk of developing dementia […]

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Here's Why Trader Joe's Is Being Called Out For Racism

Trader Joe’s may be our favorite place to pick up a few bottles of inexpensive wine on the weekend and the number one spot we turn to when stocking up on frozen foods that don’t actually suck (cheap wine and frozen food, aka the quarantine diet), but if you’ve ever paid attention to the labels on some of their products, […]

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WHO sounds alarm at spread of coronavirus in Africa

The World Health Organization voiced alarm Monday at the spread of COVID-19 in Africa, warning that South Africa’s surging numbers could be a “precursor” for outbreaks across the continent. “I am very concerned right now that we are beginning to see an acceleration of disease in Africa,” WHO’s emergencies chief Michael Ryan told a virtual press conference. Until recently, Africa […]

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The real reason behind goosebumps

If you’ve ever wondered why we get goosebumps, you’re in good company—so did Charles Darwin, who mused about them in his writings on evolution. Goosebumps might protect animals with thick fur from the cold, but we humans don’t seem to benefit from the reaction much—so why has it been preserved during evolution all this time? In a new study, Harvard […]

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Consortium uses FCC COVID-19 funds to bring telehealth to the underserved

The Boston-based MA FQHC Telehealth Consortium was created for Federally Qualified Health Centers to come together to master telehealth so that their patients could access quality care despite the pandemic. Before this time, FQHCs generally struggled to get telehealth off the ground because of the expense, lack of reimbursement and issues related to access. THE PROBLEM Telehealth expenses such as […]

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