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23andMe Educators Summit

23andMe Educators Summit

Thao Do, PhD., 23andMe’s Education and Academia Program Manager As schools were letting out for the summer, 23 professors and teachers from public and private universities, community colleges and Ivy…

Enhanced support could help more seniors stay in own homes

More than 20 per cent of Canadian seniors who go into residential care might have been able to stay at home with supports, according to a new report. There are…

Drug-resistant ‘superbug gonorrhea’ is emerging, WHO warns

Untreatable cases of “superbug gonorrhoea” have occurred, the World Health Organization says, as it calls for new drugs to treat the bacterial infection. On Thursday, WHO and a global team…

Menopause weight gain can carry serious health risks

What does your waistline say about your health? Why is belly fat more common after menopause? Does it pose a dangerous health risk? As you get older, you might notice…

Martin Shkreli reported too-good-to-be-true returns, investor tells trial

An investor who put $ 300,000 US into one of “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli’s health care industry hedge fund testified Thursday that he reported eye-popping returns before abruptly shutting down…

Banning of junk food sales in Canadian schools having a positive effect: study

Banning of junk food sales in Canadian schools having a positive effect: study

In Canada’s ongoing battle against childhood obesity, one simple weapon appears to be working. Over the past 12 years, six provinces have banned junk food from schools, and a new study says…

World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day

Today more than ever, it’s easy to focus on all that separates us, but our DNA tells another story. Having just landed in a small boat, a refugee family walks…

The Legacy of Loving

The Legacy of Loving

A generation ago it was a felony to marry across racial lines in Virginia and 15 other states in the south, and the repercussions of those laws are still felt…

The African American Sequencing Project

The African American Sequencing Project

In a move to improve diversity in genetic research, this week 23andMe will start recruiting eligible customers to participate in the creation of an African American sequencing panel for research.…

Newborns sickened with Legionnaire’s disease in home water births

Two infants born in birthing tubs last year in the U.S. were infected with Legionnaire’s disease, health officials warn. Legionnaires’ disease is a severe lung infection that causes pneumonia .…