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Can We Predict Our Future?

In the future, can we get DNA tests as children to find out what types of diets to eat and what kinds of medicine to take? If only it was that easy. A new study suggests that, for most common diseases, genes alone only tell part of the story--and the environment tells the rest of it, because it interacts with DNA in ways that are difficult to...
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Is Your Neighborhood Healthy?

Your neighborhood may be gaily decorated, with Christmas lights on every house, but is it a healthy place to live? Not if there's a Meth lab nearby!

When authorities discover a "meth house," they decontaminate it by removing chemicals, getting rid of carpeting, cleaning walls, and airing the place out for a few days. Researcher Glenn...

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