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February 2016

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5 Things You Need To Know About Zika

A mosquito-borne virus is prompting worldwide concern because of an alarming connection to a neurological birth disorder and its rapid spread across the globe. World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan called it an “extraordinary event” in declaring a public health emergency. The Zika virus, transmitted by the aggressive Aedes aegypti mosquito, has spread to at least … Continue Reading

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Why Organic Food Might Be Worth It


The most infamous fact about organic food is that it’s expensive—about 47% more expensive, according to a recent analysis from Consumer Reports. But a new review study published in Nature Plants analyzed everything research currently knows about organic farming versus the conventional kind and found that organic offers a lot of good that outweighs its sticker shock. When organic farming first began, it was … Continue Reading

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11 Surprising Facts About Your Heart


Matters of the heart The hardest-working muscle in your body is your heart, according to the Library of Science’s Mysteries series. It pumps out 2 ounces of blood at every heartbeat, adding up to at least 2,500 gallons daily. The heart has the ability to beat over 3 billion times in a person’s life. Too … Continue Reading