23andMe Adds Another Important Condition to Health Communities

23andMe Adds Another Important Condition to Health Communities

Starting today, 23andMe Health + Ancestry Service customers can access a new Health Community page, focused on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), the most common form of inherited heart disease. The new HCM Health Community page offers customers information and resources on this condition, which in most cases is caused by genetic variants that make the heart […]

Newest UNESCO World Heritage Site is boreal forest important to First Nations cultures

Newest UNESCO World Heritage Site is boreal forest important to First Nations cultures

An expanse of boreal shield straddling the Ontario-Manitoba border will be Canada’s first mixed cultural and natural World Heritage Site, according to an announcement Sunday. The decision was announced by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s World Heritage Committee at its meeting in Manama, Bahrain. Pimachiowin Aki is nearly 30,000 sq. km. of boreal forest that encompasses […]

Why Stephen Hawking was so important to science

Why Stephen Hawking was so important to science

On Wednesday morning, renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking died at the age of 76. His contributions to science changed the way we look at the universe. Born in Oxford, England, Hawking was a mediocre student as a child but went on to revolutionize physics and cosmology — the study of the origin and evolution of the universe. But he […]

A few important takeaways from one big win

A few important takeaways from one big win

Fri., Jan. 12, 2018 All right, I wasn’t at the game but I did see it and talked both during and after to enough people who were to have a pretty good feeling about the night. Loud, fun, wildly unexpected both within the organization and from outside observers and, as regular season NBA games go, […]

REALTORS® Recognize National Housing Day by Raising Awareness of Important Housing Issues

REALTORS® Recognize National Housing Day by Raising Awareness of Important Housing Issues

REALTORS® Recognize National Housing Day by Raising Awareness of Important Housing Issues TORONTO, November 22, 2017 — With November 22, 2017 formally recognized as National Housing Day, the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) is proud to be doing its part to raise awareness of important housing issues. “Adequate housing is fundamental to society, […]

The most important money habit you can learn

Planning ahead is hard when you’re broke. But planning ahead may be the best way to stop being broke and start building a solid financial future. People who have a strategy tend to save more money and be financially healthier than those who don’t, studies have found. For example: • Those who thought about retirement […]