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Killings of transgender people in the US saw another high year

For decades, every year she's been active in the transgender community, Isa Noyola has attended a funeral for a friend.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:54:47 GMT
Black and Hispanic youth are targeted with junk food ads, research shows

Click over to TV programming that caters to black and Hispanic youth and the commercials almost exclusively push fast food, sugary drinks, bad-for-you snacks and candy, a new report shows.

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:28:27 GMT
Odds of dying from accidental opioid overdose in the US surpass those of dying in car accident

For the first time on record the odds of accidentally dying from an opioid overdose in the United States are now greater than those of dying in an automobile accident.

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:06:09 GMT
Mass drug overdose in California kills 1 person and sends 14 more to hospitals

Chico Police Chief Michael O'Brien said the substance is believed to be fentanyl -- the most commonly used drug involved in drug overdoses.

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 07:06:13 GMT
DNA pioneer stripped of honors over 'reprehensible' race comments

A Nobel Prize-winning American scientist who co-discovered DNA has been stripped of his honorary titles at the laboratory he once led after repeating racist comments in a documentary.

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:00:41 GMT
What warmer oceans mean for the planet

Our oceans are much warmer than we previously thought, according to a new study. But what happens when the oceans get warmer, and what does it mean for us?

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:18:59 GMT
What we're waiting to learn about President Trump's health one year after his first physical

President Donald Trump, the oldest President elected in US history at the age of 70, underwent his first presidential physical last January. He used it as an opportunity to quiet critics who questioned both his physical health and mental acumen.

Sat, 12 Jan 2019 00:24:09 GMT
When your child vapes, what's a parent to do?

When Sonya Kennedy learned that her 12-year-old son, Ryder, had tried vaping, she was "mortified."

Fri, 11 Jan 2019 11:04:54 GMT
Want to live longer? Eat more fiber, major study finds

People who eat diets that are high in fiber have lower risk of death and chronic diseases such as stroke or cancer compared with people with low fiber intake, a new analysis found.

Fri, 11 Jan 2019 11:00:15 GMT
2018 was hottest year ever recorded for planet's oceans

Last year was the hottest for the planet's oceans since global records began in 1958, according to an international team of scientists who track the data. Their findings were published Wednesday in the scientific journal Advances in Atmospheric Sciences.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:02:45 GMT
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