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Terminally ill Charlie Gard will be moved to hospice, judge says - Chicago Tr...
27 Jul 2017 at 4:37pm

Chicago Tribune

Terminally ill Charlie Gard will be moved to hospice, judge says
Chicago Tribune
The parents of Charlie Gard, the 11-month-old British baby who is suffering from a terminal illness, said Monday that they had withdrawn their application to allow him to be transferred to the U.S. because it was too late for treatment to save his life ...
Charlie Gard parents 'denied final wish' for more timeBBC News
Charlie Gard to be moved to a hospice to die, British judge rulesReuters
UK Judge OKs ...

Can frequent, moderate drinking ward off diabetes? - CNN
27 Jul 2017 at 3:10pm

CNN

Can frequent, moderate drinking ward off diabetes?
CNN
(CNN) It's not every day that medical studies say alcohol could be good for you. People who drink moderately often have a lower risk of developing diabetes than those who never drink, according to a new study published in Diabetologia, the journal of ...
Drinking a few times a week 'reduces diabetes risk'BBC News
Does Moderate Drinking Lower Your Risk of Diabetes?Live Science
Could a Little Alcohol Lower Your Diabetes Risk?HealthDay
Medical ...

Feel better? Maybe you don't need to finish those antibiotics after all - USA...
27 Jul 2017 at 1:18pm

USA TODAY

Feel better? Maybe you don't need to finish those antibiotics after all
USA TODAY
Maybe you can just stop taking those antibiotics once you start feeling better after all. It turns out the common, dire warning from physicians that a sometimes lengthy course of antibiotic treatment must be completed to save the world from developing ...
A provocative new analysis suggests you don't have to take all your antibiotics after allMarketWatch
Why You May Not Have to Finish Those AntibioticsConsu...

Do e-cigarettes help tobacco smokers quit? - CBS News
27 Jul 2017 at 12:23pm

CBS News

Do e-cigarettes help tobacco smokers quit?
CBS News
More Americans are giving up cigarettes, and a new study suggests electronic cigarettes may be the reason why. After stalling for 15 years, the U.S. quit-smoking rate rose to nearly 6 percent in 2014-2015, up from less than 5 percent in prior years ...
New Study Provides Strong Evidence That E-Cigarettes Boost Smoking CessationReason (blog)
E-cigarettes may help smokers quit after allABC News
Blowing smoke? E-cigarettes might help smokers...

In US first, scientists edit genes of human embryos - CBS News
27 Jul 2017 at 9:15am

CBS News

In US first, scientists edit genes of human embryos
CBS News
Last Updated Jul 27, 2017 1:50 PM EDT. For the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases. According to MIT Technology Review, which ...
If you could 'design' your own child, would you?Washington Post
In a first, scientists have edited the DNA of human embryos that could turn into people using CRISPRBusiness Insid...

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