Archives for: September 2019

Does DNA Determine “Handedness”?

September 25th, 2019
For the first time scientists have found four spots on DNA that might determine whether a person is left-handed. Left-handedness is a trait found in 10 percent of the population. New Study Scientists already know that genes play a role in determining… more »

Lung Disease Linked to Vaping

September 18th, 2019
A severe lung disease linked to electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices is puzzling doctors across the country. Investigation Still Leaves Questions A seventh person in the United States has died from lung disease related to vaping, California… more »

Backyard Poultry Could Make Their Owners Sick

September 11th, 2019
The growing trend of raising chickens and other poultry for eggs and companionship is linked to an outbreak that has sickened people in 49 states. Salmonella Outbreak Salmonella infections caused by bacteria linked to backyard poultry flocks have now… more »

September is Baby Safety Month

September 4th, 2019
Calling all parents! September is Baby Safety Month, making it a great time to learn about the ways you can make your home safe for baby. Safety Tips Babies do not come with manuals—but they certainly need many items that require instructions! Here ar… more »